The Arrow of Gold

A Story Between Two Notes

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Author: Joseph Conrad (Josef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski)
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 107,662 / 299 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.7
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,917
mnybks.net#: 1838
Origin: gutenberg.org

Conrad lived an adventurous life, at one time becoming involved in gunrunning and political conspiracy, which he later fictionalized in this novel.

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reaction which emboldened me to signal to him with a raised arm across that cafe.

I was abashed immediately afterwards, when I saw him advance towards my table with his friend. The latter was eminently elegant. He was exactly like one of those figures one can see of a fine May evening in the neighbourhood of the Opera-house in Paris. Very Parisian indeed. And yet he struck me as not so perfectly French as he ought to have been, as if one's nationality were an accomplishment with varying degrees of excellence. As to Mills, he was perfectly insular. There could be no doubt about him. They were both smiling faintly at me. The burly Mills attended to the introduction: "Captain Blunt."

We shook hands. The name didn't tell me much. What surprised me was that Mills should have remembered mine so well. I don't want to boast of my modesty but it seemed to me that two or three days was more than enough for a man like Mills to forget my very existence. As to the Captain, I was struck on closer view by the

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