Lord Jim (Oxford World's Classics)

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9780192100443: Lord Jim (Oxford World's Classics)

Lord Jim (1900) is a story of ships and the sea and quasi-imperial adventure, and a profound exploration of courage, honor, and man's conduct in an imperfect world. Jim's single act of cowardice blights his life and the atonement he demands of himself is absolute.

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This compact novel, completed in 1900, as with so many of the great novels of the time, is at its baseline a book of the sea. An English boy in a simple town has dreams bigger than the outdoors and embarks at an early age into the sailor's life. The waters he travels reward him with the ability to explore the human spirit, while Joseph Conrad launches the story into both an exercise of his technical prowess and a delicately crafted picture of a character who reaches the status of a literary hero. A classic novel.

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This book is in Electronic Paperback Format. If you view this book on any of the computer systems below, it will look like a book. Simple to run, no program to install. Just put the CD in your CDROM drive and start reading. The simple easy to use interface is child tested at pre-school levels.

Windows 3.11, Windows/95, Windows/98, OS/2 and MacIntosh and Linux with Windows Emulation.

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