bookshelves: e-book, gutenberg-project, autumn-2013, seven-seas, published-1902, shortstory-shortstories-novellas
Read from November 16 to 20, 2013
"We're having gothic weather here - wind and rain - perfect for the season and for tumultuous books...on the first chapter of "Typhoon" right now, which seems appropriate. "- flister Esther
To look into...
Opening: Captain MacWhirr, of the steamer Nan-Shan, had a physiognomy that, in the order of material appearances, was the exact counterpart of his mind: it presented no marked characteristics of firmness or stupidity; it had no pronounced characteristics whatever; it was simply ordinary, irresponsive, and unruffled.
Elegant writing as always, especially as it was not his mother tongue.
2* Heart of Darkness
2.5* The Nigger of the Narcissus