Opening Lines: Victory by Joseph Conrad

Re-posting this from a few years ago.  A list of people as good at this whole business as Joseph Conrad would be very short.

There is, as every schoolboy knows in this scientific age, a very close chemical relation between coal and diamonds. It is the reason, I believe, why some people allude to coal as “black diam…

Source: Opening Lines: Victory by Joseph Conrad – Chris Cocca

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