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Heyst murmured carelessly. “He talked to the boss—to Zangiacomo, I mean. I
had to sit there. That devil-woman sometimes wouldn't let me go away. I mean
Mrs. Zangiacomo.” “I guessed,” murmured Heyst. “She liked to torment you in 206
“I guessed,” murmured Heyst. “She liked to torment you in a variety of ways. But it
is really strange that the hotel-keeper should talk of Morrison to Zangiacomo. As
far as I can remember he saw very little of Morrison professionally. He knew ...
murmured Heyst thoughtfully. He bent over the table. “Let me finish telling you. I
asked him pointblank what it was he wanted with me; he appeared extremely
unwilling to come to the point. It was not really so pressing as all that, he said.
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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