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“Mrs. Schomberg?” Heyst said, surprised. “Yes. Another one that can't sleep o'
nights. Why? Don't you see why? Because, of course, she sees what's going on.
That beast doesn't even try to keep it from her. If she had only the least bit of spirit!
“It can't pay you people to fool around like this. Didn't you worry just now about
moving your governor? Well, the police would move him for you; and from
Singapore you can go on to the east coast of Africa.” “I'll be hanged if the fellow
isn't up ...
Appearances—what more, what better can you ask for? In fact you can't have
better. You can't have anything else.” “You are trying to confuse me with your talk,
” she cried. “You can't make fun of this.” “Can't? Well, no, I can't. It's a pity.
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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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In the first part we get an outsider's view of Axel Heyst's character, actions and motives without being certain who he is or what actually drives him. I found this off-putting until the second part ... Read full review