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suggested Schomberg in his Lieutenant-of-the-Reserve voice. Ricardo shook his
head in silence and looked expectant. With him Schomberg exchanged at least
twenty words every day. He was infinitely more communicative than his patron.
Ricardo looked at him pensively for a while, and then continued, as if such
ignorance had to be disregarded. “Our tug was already alongside. Two loafers
were carrying his dunnage behind him. I told the dockmen at Our moorings to
keep all ...
When he left them, the two looked at each other in wondering silence. Mr. Jones
was the first to break it. “I say, Martin!” “Yes, sir.” “What does this mean?” “It's
some move. Blame me if I can understand?” “Too deep for you?” Mr. Jones
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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