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Nevertheless (with a heartfelt refrain), one of the best books I have ever read.
One of the villains in this book, Brown, foreshadows the main character in Conrad's magisterial novel 'Heart of Darkness'.
I found myself reading pieces of 10-20 pages, then putting the book aside and taking some time to think.
" ...there are as many shipwrecks as there are men ..."
Imagine, for a moment, that it was Brown's sunken schooner which makes its way back to the beginning of... Read more
One of the most important books I have ever read. His sentence and paragraph structure is spell-binding. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Susan Wilen
Lord Jim had amazing use of language by Conrad. The story was short enough the book could have been much shorter.Published 2 months ago by Robert Cool
No doubt about it, Joseph Conrad was a great storyteller and writer. Lord Jim is the perennial story of the honourable innocent abroad who is once found wanting due to a momentary... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Aviott John
I dont know what happens in the end. I havent made it that far. It's weird and SLOW. Hard to get into.Published 2 months ago by Jethro Bodine
The story of Jim was very interesting, and I especially enjoyed the method the author used to begin the story. However, Conrad is so hard to read. Read morePublished 3 months ago by K. Spangler
Did the narrator in this piece love Jim or think him a fool? Did the narrator respect Jim, feel sorry for him, or what? Read morePublished 3 months ago by rave