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Unable to see her features, Heyst could tell from her voice that for some reason
or other she was profoundly moved by the syllables of that unromantic name. A
thought flashed through his head—could she have known Morrison? But the
She moved forward a step. “What is it you have missed?” she asked again. Heyst
turned his back altogether on the table. The black spokes of darkness over the
floor and the walls, joining up on the ceiling in a patch of shadow, 252 VICTORY.
His very will seemed dead of weariness. e moved automatically, his head low,
like a prisoner Captured by the evil power of a masquerading skeleton out of a
grave. Mr. Jones took charge of the direction. They fetched a wide sweep.
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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