"[...]other matters that he would need during the voyage, arranged his books in the rack above the bunk, and then returned to the deck just in time to witness the operation of hauling out of dock. He found Butler pacing the deck in a state of extreme agitation. "Where have you been all this while?" demanded the man, halting abruptly, square in Escombe's path. "What do you mean by keeping out of my sight so long? Are you aware, sir, that I have spent nearly an hour at the gangway watching to see that you did not slink off ashore?" "Have you, really?" retorted Harry. "There was not the slightest need for you to do so, you know, Mr Butler, for I distinctly told you that I did not intend to go ashore again. Didn't I?"[...]."
- Paperback | 224 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 10.41mm | 331.12g
- 10 Mar 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- Illustrations, black and white