The Rescue: A Romance of the Shallows, Volume 17
During a civil war between native tribes, an English yacht runs aground in the Malay straits. Captain Tim Wingard offers help, then sees a woman on board. She captivates him, and this captivation wrecks all his hopes and leads to the failure of the cause to which he is bound.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rocketjk - LibraryThing
The protagonist of The Rescue is Tom Lingard, who also appears in Conrad's first two novels, Almayer's Folly and An Outcast of the Islands, although the events here predate those two stories in ... Read full review
The rescue: a romance of the shallowsUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
The great Conrad's 1920 novel was one of the last to be published before his death four years later. The plot follows the mislaid plans of protagonist Captain Tom Lingard, who, on his way to help a ... Read full review