|2020ok Directory of FREE Online Books and FREE eBooks|
Tales Of Unrest
by Joseph Conrad
(Respecting the intellectual property of others is utmost important to us, we make every effort to make sure we only link to legitimate sites, such as those sites owned by authors and publishers. If you have any questions about these links, please contact us.)
We knew him in those unprotected days when we were content to hold in our hands our lives and our property. None of us I believe has any property now and I hear that many negligently have lost their lives; but I am sure that the few who survive are not yet so dim-eyed as to miss in the befogged respectability of their newspapers the intelligence of various native risings in the Eastern Archipelago.' (Excerpt)
who maintained that his name was Henry Price. However, for some reason or other, the natives down the river had given him the name of Makola, and it stuck to him through all his wanderings about the country. He spoke English and French with a warbling accent, wrote a beautiful hand, understood bookkeeping, and cherished in his innermost heart the worship of evil spirits.
Related Free eBooks