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By Joseph Conrad

Lord Jim tells the tale of a tender, idealistic Englishman--"as unflinching as a hero in a book"--who is disgraced by means of a unmarried act of cowardice whereas serving as an officer at the Patna, a merchant-ship crusing from an jap port. His existence is ruined: an remoted scandal has assumed scary proportions. yet, then he's befriended through an older guy named Marlow who is helping to set up him in unique Patusan, a distant Malay cost the place his braveness is positioned to the attempt once again. Lord Jim is a ebook approximately braveness and cowardice, self-knowledge and private progress. it really is the most profound and profitable mental novels in English. Set within the context of social switch and colonial enlargement in past due Victorian England, it embodies in Jim the values and turmoil of a fading empire.

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