Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 150,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Romance

Cover image for

Download


Author: Joseph Conrad (Josef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski)
Co-author: Ford Madox Ford
Published: 1903
Language: English
Wordcount: 161,083 / 452 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.2
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,755
Added to site: 2006.02.01
mnybks.net#: 12573
Excerpt

ed out, right enough. But then I should have to get across salt water, too, for at least a year. Why----"

He seemed ready to tear his hair, and then I put in my say. He needed a little persuasion, though, in spite of Veronica.

I should have to meet Carlos Riego and Castro in a little fir-wood above the quarry, in half an hour's time. All I had to do was to whistle three bars of "Lillibulero," as a signal. A connection had been already arranged with the Free Traders on the road beside the quarry, and they were coming down that night, as we knew well enough, both of us. They were coming in force from Canterbury way down to the Marsh. It had cost Ralph a pretty penny; but, once in the hands of the smugglers, his cousin and Castro would be safe enough from the runners; it would have needed a troop of horse to take them. The difficulty was that of late the smugglers themselves had become demoralized. There were ugly rumours of it; and there was a danger that Castro and Carlos, if not looked after, mi

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 150,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Matthew Bayan
Matthew Bayan is the only person in the world to die and be brought back to life 72 times. He is best known for his book, Eat Fat Be Healthy that describes this experience. Bayan however also had a very adventurous childhood and felt inspired to write down some of those memories after a high school reunion. This formed the backdrop for his coming-of-age mystery, The Firecracker King. As our Author of the Day, Bayan tells us all about it.
Read full interview...