Lord Jim

Lord Jim

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Lord Jim tells the story of a young, idealistic Englishman--"as unflinching as a hero in a book"--who is disgraced by a single act of cowardice while serving as an officer on the Patna, a merchant-ship sailing from an eastern port. His life is ruined: an isolated scandal has assumed horrifying proportions. But, then he is befriended by an older man named Marlow who helps to establish him in exotic Patusan, a remote Malay settlement where his courage is put to the… (more)

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suenoir
suenoir
Sun, 15 Feb 2009 19:46:34 +0100

I was surprised at how humorous this book is. There are two main characters in this book. The narrator and the oblivious and self-centered 'Lord Jim' . Conrad's view of religion, imperialism, and privilege are still fresh and funny today.



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Language: English

Published in: 1900

Word count: 129,904 words (≈ about 9 hours)

Source: http://www.gutenberg.org

Copyright: This work is available for countries where copyright is Life+70 and in the USA.


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