Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad

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by Joseph Conrad

Lord Jim is a novel written by Joseph Conrad in 1899 and first published in 1900.

Lord Jim is the story of a young man named Jim who, after falling into disgrace and being exiled from his home, arrives in the Orient where he becomes enlisted on a ship in the East Indies. He eventually gets a position as captain of a ship on the Congo River, where he witnesses firsthand the atrocities committed by the Belgian colonialists. After a series of events and happenings, Jim will try to redeem himself by leading a dangerous rescue mission upriver.

This novel was written at the height of European colonialism, and the novel is quite critical of this colonial enterprise. The novel raises important questions about the nature of morality and the human capacity for redemption.

The book is a powerful exploration of human nature and the search for meaning in life. Jim, as a character, is a complex figure who is both a victim of colonialism and a perpetrator of it.

Fiction   Adventure

10 hours 52 minutes (130578 words)

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Date added: 03-15-2021

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About Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad (Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English langua...

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The best Lord Jim quotes

Youth is insolent; it is its right – its necessity; it has got to assert itself, and all assertion in this world of doubts is a defiance, is an insolence…


This magnificent butterfly finds a little heap of dirt and sits still on it; but man he will never on his heap of mud keep still.


My task, which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel--it is, before all, to make you see.


And a word carries far-very far-deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.


You shall judge of a man by his foes as well as by his friends.

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