Lord Jim

A Tale

Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924

Paperback - 2007
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Lord Jim
A young Englishman branded as a coward seeks personal redemption for an act of selfishness.

Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2007
Edition: New ed
ISBN: 9780141441610
Branch Call Number: CLASSICS FIC C
Characteristics: xliv, 354 p. : map ; 20 cm.


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Dec 17, 2012

I just couldn't get into it. I guess I'm not a Conrad fan. I found Conrad's style and characters tiresome. Jim *is* a miserable cur.


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Sep 30, 2009

Jim, a naive water-clerk on a cargo ship, jumps off when the ship starts to sink. Since the Captain and officers cannot be found Jim is tried for abandoning the ship and its 800 passengers.


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