Results 1-3 of 82
His yellow eyes gleamed, gliding here and there; but he, too, seemed unable to
make another movement. Only his moustaches stirred visibly, like the feelers of
some animal. Wang's answer, “Ya, Tuan,” was heard by the two in the room, but ...
She opened her eyes very wide and gave him a wild smile. “How can I tell?” she
whispered enchantingly. “Will you let me have a look at it?” Without taking his
eyes from her face, he pulled the knife out of its sheath—a short, broad, cruel, ...
It rose and fell slightly—so slightly that only the eyes of the lover could detect the
faint stir of life. Heyst, calm and utterly unlike himself in the face, moving about
noiselessly, prepared a wet cloth, and laid it on the insignificant wound, round ...
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DanielSTJ - www.librarything.com
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cecrow - www.librarything.com
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