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" ... bookcase; and a few clothes, a thick jacket or two, caps, oilskin coat, and such like, hung on hooks. There was at the bottom of that part a door opening into my bath-room, which could be entered also directly from the saloon. But that way was never... "
TWIXT LAND AND SEA - Page 105
by JOSEPH CONRAD - 1912
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Rereading the New: A Backward Glance at Modernism

Kevin J. H. Dettmar - American literature - 1992 - 406 pages
...contained some lockers surmounted by a bookcase The mysterious arrival had discovered the advantage of this particular shape. Entering my room, lighted...strongly by a big bulkhead lamp swung on gimbals above my writing desk, I did not see him anywhere. (SS, 30) If the miter joints of an L can produce a recessive...
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Anti-Mimesis from Plato to Hitchcock

Tom Cohen - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 292 pages
...contained some lockers surmounted by a bookcase . . . The mysterious arrival had discovered the advantage of this particular shape. Entering my room, lighted...strongly by a big bulkhead lamp swung on gimbals above my writing desk, I did not see him anywhere. (30) If the miter joints of an L can produce a recessive...
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Selected Short Stories

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 1997 - 276 pages
...direcdy from the saloon. But that way was never used. The mysterious arrival had discovered the advantage of this particular shape. Entering my room, lighted...writing-desk, I did not see him anywhere till he stepped out quiedy from behind the coats hung in the recessed part. 'I heard somebody moving about, and went in...
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Modernity at Sea: Melville, Marx, Conrad in Crisis

Cesare Casarino - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 324 pages
...shape. Entering my room, lighted strongly by a big bulkhead lamp swung on gimbals above my writing desk, I did not see him anywhere till he stepped out quietly...in here without knocking and getting permission." 55 In between right and left, the narrator of The Secret Sharer stands as a cartographer of letters....
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Modernity at Sea: Melville, Marx, Conrad in Crisis

Cesare Casarino - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 358 pages
...directly from the saloon. But that way was never used. The mysterious arrival had discovered the advantage of this particular shape. Entering my room, lighted...strongly by a big bulkhead lamp swung on gimbals above my writing desk, I did not see him anywhere till he stepped out quietly from behind the coats hung in...
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Heart of Darkness and the Secret Sharer

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 2004 - 238 pages
...directly from the saloon. But that way was never used. The mysterious arrival had discovered the advantage of this particular shape. Entering my room, lighted strongly by a big bulkhead lamp swung on gimbals12 above my writing desk, I did not see him anywhere till he stepped out quietly from behind...
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'Twixt Land and Sea

Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 2008 - 10 pages
...Entering my room, lighted strongly by a biggish 15 bulkhead lamp swung on gimballs above my writing desk, I did not see him anywhere till he stepped out quietly...once," he whispered. I too spoke under my breath. 20 "Nobody is likely to come in here without knocking and getting permission." He nodded. His face...
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