Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad audiobook

Lord Jim

By Joseph Conrad
Read by John Lee

Tantor Audio

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9798200111824

  • ISBN: 9798200111817

  • ISBN: 9798200111831

Runtime: 12.49 Hours
Category: Fiction/Classics
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Lord Jim tells the story of a young, idealistic Englishman—"as unflinching as a hero in a book"—who is disgraced by a single act of cowardice while serving as an officer on the Patna, 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 named Marlow who helps to establish him in exotic Patusan, a remote Malay settlement where his courage is put to the test once more. Lord Jim is about courage and cowardice, self-knowledge and personal growth. It is one of the most profound and rewarding psychological novels in English. Set in the context of social change and colonial expansion in late Victorian England, it embodies in Jim the values and turmoil of a fading empire.

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Author Bio: Joseph Conrad

Author Bio: Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad (Józef Teodor Konrad Nalecz Korzeniowski) (1857–1924) was born in Ukraine. Raised by an uncle after the death of his parents, he educated himself by reading widely in Polish and French. At age twenty-one he began a long career sailing the seas on French merchant vessels, after which he went to London and began writing, using the romance and adventure of his own life for his incomparable sea novels.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 12.49
Audience: Adult
Language: English