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o `-Morrison, staring open-mouthed, groped over his shoulder for the cord of the
eyeglass hanging down his back. When he found it, he stuck it in his eye hastily.
It was as if he expected Heyst's usual white suit of the tropics to change into a ...
Her shoulders and arms were bare; one of her tresses, hanging forward, looked
almost black against the white skin. As she was taller than the average Malay
woman, the sarong ended a good way above her ankles. She stood poised firmly
He moved stealthily across the room, bare-footed, towards the candle, the
shadow of his head and shoulders growing bigger behind him on the opposite
wall, to which the face of plain Mr. Jones was turned. With a feline movement,
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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