The Point of Honor

A Military Tale

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Author: Joseph Conrad (Josef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski)
Co-author: Ford Madox Ford
Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 32,080 / 100 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.6
LoC Category: PS
Audiobook: www.archive.org
Downloads: 1,877
Added to site: 2006.01.30
mnybks.net#: 12617
Origin: gutenberg.org

A tale of two officers, set during the Napoleonic Wars. The basis for Ridley Scott's The Duellists.

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o let that sauerkraut-eating civilian wipe his boots on the uniform of the Seventh Hussars?"

Lieutenant D'Hubert could not be altogether unsympathetic toward that sentiment. This little fellow is a lunatic, he thought to himself, but there is something in what he says.

"Of course, I don't know how far you were justified," he said soothingly. "And the general himself may not be exactly informed. A lot of people have been deafening him with their lamentations."

"Ah, he is not exactly informed," mumbled Lieutenant Feraud, walking faster and faster as his choler at the injustice of his fate began to rise. "He is not exactly.... And he orders me under close arrest with God knows what afterward."

"Don't excite yourself like this," remonstrated the other. "That young man's people are very influential, you know, and it looks bad enough on the face of it. The general had to take notice of their complaint at once. I don't think he means to be over-severe with you. It is best for you to be ke

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