Lord Jim: a romance by Joseph Conrad

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Lord Jim: a romance

Publisher: Doubleday
Number of pages: 409

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 a merchant-ship sailing from an eastern port. His life is ruined: an isolated scandal has assumed horrifying proportions. But, then he is befriended by an older man who helps to establish him in a remote Malay settlement where his courage is put to the test once more.

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