Lord Jim

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Lord Jim (1900): Jim is one of Conrad's most complex creations, and Conrad explores, along the vast horizon of this gorgeous novel, the phenomena of shame, guilt, retribution -- and redemption. How right it is for our times!Originally published in 19 ...Continua
Brian Gilberthorpe
Ha scritto il 18/07/11
To the white men in the waterside business and to the captain of ships he was just Jim - nothing more. He had, of course, another name, but he was anxious that it should not be pronounced.' Lord Jim tells the story of a young, idealistic Englishman -...Continua
rabbit
Ha scritto il 22/02/11

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winslow homer, _banana tree-nassau_, des moines art center, iowa

Bloknotes
Ha scritto il 31/12/09
I think it has been the most beautiful novel I ever read. The first time I read it when I was 10-11 years old, translated in Italian, after the movie with Peter O'Toole. After nearly half a century it still bears to me the teaching to the courage of...Continua
Guy Montag
Ha scritto il 09/04/09

"He goes away from a living woman to celebrate his pitiless wedding with a shadowy ideal of conduct".

Martinbenedick
Ha scritto il 01/06/07
The book on which I discovered that reading the original and its translation makes for two different books. I lost my faith in translation, then, but I acquired a greater one in Language. The more so, seeing that Conrad was a Pole! And then, Jim is s...Continua

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