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And then, behaving like a painted image rather than a live woman. she
whispered, just loud enough for me to hear: “I helped them. I got her things
together, tied them up in my own shawl, and threw them into the compound out of
a back ...
It don't suit me to know that there's a woman mixed up in this affair. What's she
like? It's the girl you >> “Leave off!” muttered Schomberg, utterly pitiful behind his
stiff military front. “Ay, ay!” Ricardo ejaculated for the third time, more and more ...
It's the other woman-lover—the prevaricating, sly, low-class, amorous cuss! And
he shaved—shaved under my very nose. I'll shoot him!” - “He's gone mad,”
thought Heyst, startled by the spectre's sudden fury. He felt himself more in
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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