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Conrad, Joseph

Lord Jim

Lord Jim

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When a young seaman named Jim follows his captain in abandoning a
sinking ship and leaving its passengers aboard, the guilt he feels
follows him for the rest of his life. Offered the opportunity for a new
beginning, Jim takes up the role of a company representative on a remote
Pacific island, where he gains respect from the locals who name him
""Lord"" Jim. But this new sense of self-belief is challenged when
marauders attack the island. Conrad's powerful late 19th-century tale
drew on real-life events as it examined the terrible repercussions of
poor judgement and the subsequent tragedy that ensued

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