Lord Jim (Annotated) by Joseph Conrad

Lord Jim (Annotated)

byJoseph Conrad

Kobo ebook | January 10, 2015

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Lord Jim is a book by Joseph Conrad first published as a serial in Blackwood's Magazine from October 1899 to November 1900.
An early and primary event is the abandonment of a ship in distress by its crew including the young British seaman Jim. He is publicly censured for this action and the novel follows his later attempts at coming to terms with his past.
Jim (his surname is never told), a young British seaman, becomes first mate on the Patna, a ship full of pilgrims traveling to Mecca for the hajj. When the ship starts rapidly taking on water and disaster seems imminent, Jim joins his captain and other crew members in abandoning the ship and its passengers. A few days later, they are picked up by a British ship. However, the Patna and its passengers are later also saved, and the reprehensible actions of the crew are exposed. The other participants evade the judicial court of inquiry, leaving Jim to the court alone. The court strips him of his navigation command certificate for his dereliction of duty. Jim is angry with himself, both for his moment of weakness, and for missing an opportunity to be a 'hero'.
This edition has been formatted for your reader, with an active table of contents.  It also has been annotated, with additional information about the book and its author, including an overview, plot, inspiration, interpretations, adaptations, allusions, biographical and bibliographical information.

Title:Lord Jim (Annotated)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:January 10, 2015Publisher:Bronson Tweed PublishingLanguage:English

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