MicroReview 24: Lord Jim

Conrad, Joseph. Lord Jim. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2002, 2008 (1900). ISBN 978-0199536023.

The epitome of colonial & maritime literature. Dishonoured by cowardice at sea, Jim lands in an obscure micro-state, momentarily lifting a tribe from misery until his demons catch up. I give *****/5.

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(Webfront photo: Joseph Conrad (1857-1924). Photographed 1904 by G.C. Beresford. Public domain.)



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