The Shadow Line Essays

The Shadow Line

D'autres fois, calme plat, grand miroir de mon dsespoir

-C. Baudelaire

Those acquainted with the works of Joseph Conrad know well enough that the author had a grand affinity for the sea. Certainly, this should be expected from a man who had spent...

The Shadow Line

A succession of men had sat in that chair. I became aware of that thought suddenly, vividly, if a sort of composite soul, the soul of command, had whispered suddenly to mine of long days at sea and of anxious moments. âYou, too!â? it seemed...