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Wang had invited them. But this was the only occasion when any sound louder
than the buzzing of insects had troubled the profound silence of the clearing. The
natives were never invited again. Wang not only knew how to live according to ...
It was not till he had seen Wang come out that he himself entered the twilight of
the big room. By that time Wang was out of sight at the back of the house, but by
no means out of hearing. The Chinaman could hear the voice of him who, when ...
Looking all round, as if to take the whole room to witness of this outrage, he
became aware of Wang materialised in the doorway. The intrusion was as
surprising as anything could be, in view of the strict regularity with which Wang
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Conrad managed to develop characters, imperfect, that all drove themselves forward on their own agendas to the story's conclusion- facilitating and enabling it along the way. He manages to keep the ... Read full review
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