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He made a movement of astonishment. “Try!” he muttered. “But it seems to me ”
He broke off, saying to himself that if he loved her, he had never told her so in so
many words. Simple words! They died on his lips. “What makes you say that?
Afterwards—” Ricardo paused, sinister in the stillness of his pose. Suddenly he
got up with a swift movement and gazed down at his chief in moody abstraction.
Mr. Jones did not stir. “There's one thing that's worrying me,” began Ricardo in a ...
With a convulsive movement she sat up straight, but had no power to rise.
Ricardo, on the contrary, was on his feet on the instant, as noiseless as a cat. His
yellow eyes gleamed, gliding here and there; but he, too, seemed unable to
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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