A Bed of Roses

A Bed of Roses

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'We go.' The lascar meditatively pressed his face, brown and begrimed with coal dust, streaked here and there with sweat, against the rope which formed the rough bulwark. His dark eyes were fixed on the shore near by, between which and the ship's side the water quivered quicker and quicker in little ripples, each ripple carrying an iridescent film of grey ooze. Without joy or sadness he was bidding goodbye to Bombay, his city. Those goodbyes are often farewells for lascars who must face the Bay and the Channel. But the stoker did not care.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 249g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514275422
  • 9781514275429