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Es It is compelling reading because while Jim suffers from feelings of and moral inferiority he displays a convincingly strong external appearance The learns moral inferiority he displays a convincingly strong external appearance The reader learns he is trying to make up for what he considers to be a past weakness however it becomes clear that he has blown his past mistake out of proportion and his everyday actions since then have gone far beyond making up for it So Jim s character is fascinating in and of itself Yet what also makes the novel an enjoyable read is the setting an isolated tropical island inhabited by an indigenous tribe The internal politics on the island interested me as did the variety of uniue personalities the island interested me as did the variety of uniue personalities this book it s not long and it s fun A memorable uoteIt s extraordinary how we go through life with eyes half shut with dull ears with dormant thoughts Perhaps it s just as well and it may be that it is this very dullness that makes life to the incalculable majority so supportable and so welcome Nevertheless there can be but few of us who had never nown one of these rare moments of awakening when we see hear understand ever so much everything in a Sions with the nature of guilt and the possibility of redemption        Nostromo is considered by many to be Conrad's supreme achievement and Conrad himself referred to Nostromo as his widest canvas Set in the fictitious South American republic of Costaguana Nostromo reveals the effects that misguided idealism unparalleled greed and imperialist int. Lord Jim Nostromo

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Lord Jim only What to say Because the language is a century Old It Takes A it takes a for the rhythm of "The Prose To Kick In "prose to Orality in Igbo (African) Literature kick in since the book is written by one of our best adopted English polyglot authors Conrad Nabokov Borges et al there is at least one small gem of attention catching usage on every page The theme I will leave to others to handle but the plot at least is a good impetus toeep a person reading Nostromo only Am a little uncertain if the length of the book is worth the time invested in the plot for which I am not going to include any spoilers But there s certainly a good amount of "INTERESTING PROSE THAT IS INCLUDED FOR "prose that is included for sake of reading it and a than full cast of characters in the attempt to tell such a big story The stor of a young Midshipman escaping disaster an excellent classic I think this is one of Conrad s finest novels on the same level as Nostromo I should let it be nown that unlike most people I found Nostromo and Lord Jim to be better than The Secret Agent and Heart of Darkness Conrad created a very interesting complicated character in Lord Jim a man with intense inner struggl. With a new introduction by Robert D KaplanCommentary by Virginia Woolf Harold Bloom Edward Said FR Leavis and Robert Penn WarrenOriginally published in 1900 Lord Jim is one of Joseph Conrad's most complex literary masterpieces The story of a young sailor whose moment of cowardice haunts him for the rest of his life Lord Jim explores Conrad's lifelong obses. Lash before we fall back again into our agreeable somnolence Guillermo M ynez Gil The ever fascinating tale of yearning towards heroism shame again into our agreeable somnolence Guillermo M ynez Gil The ever fascinating tale of yearning towards heroism shame the heroism that arises from shame Lord Jim More beautiful writing you won t hope to read for a long time Difficult to get into Didn t enjoy it nearly as much as Heart of Darkness Read Lord Jim getting past the 19th century writing style of Conrad is important as he "Weaves A Great Story "a great story read this about the TIME THE PETER O TOOLE MOVIE VERSION CAME OUT the Peter O Toole movie version came out older brother was reading the book for a college course and left a copy laying around I picked it up and was enthralled by the story That English was Conrad s second language his first Polish has always amazed me Later I would read Nostromo following a lead in Malcolm Lowry s Under the Volcano Nostromo has the whole western imperialism thing down you can see America s follies in Vietnam and the Middle East written large in these pages like prophecy Frustrating difficult for me to stick with for whatever reason and consistently goes from my currently reading list to my to read list Make of that what you wil. Erests can have on a fledging nation V S Pritchett wrote Nostromo is the most strikingly modern of Conrad's novels It is pervaded by a profound even morbid sense of insecurity which is the very spirit of our age        Robert D Kaplan's Introduction explains why the two novels together form Conrad's darkest glimpse into the flawed nature of humanki.