A TaleBook - 2002
Lord Jim tells the story of a young, idealistic Englishman 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 blighted; an isolated scandal assumes horrifying proportions. An older man, Marlow, befriends Jim, and helps to establish him in Patusan, a remote Malay settlement. There he achieves a kind of peace, but his courage is put to the test once more.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002
Edition: New ed
Characteristics: xlvi, 340 p. : map ; 20 cm
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