The Rescue: A Romance of the Shallows
We meet adventurer Tom Lingard aboard his brig Lightning. His ship is stuck with no wind on their way to...somewhere. There may be pirates in the waters around them, but it is not a pirate who arrives beside them in a small boat. A yacht has grounded on a sandbank and the men in the boat have been sent out with urgent messages for help. But Lingard is dismayed to learn the exact location of the stranded yacht, for it turns out to be the very spot he is heading for himself, and he knows the unexpected presence of the yacht will complicate his plans.
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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