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Brother of the Coast— Joseph Conrad Creates Another World

The Story. Master Gunner Peyrol, old Brother of the Coast, white-haired rover of the outer seas, returned to Toulon some years, before Trafalgar with a hoard of gold mohurs, ducats, guineas stowed away in a canvas jacket next his skin and a case of razors looted from an English prize, intending to spend his last days near the village where he was born, the village he had not seen for 50 years. He found lodging at the Escampobar farm—lodging and the strangest adventure of his life....

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