Lord Jim

A Tale

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This is a classic story of one man's tragic failure and eventual redemption, told under the circumstances of high adventure at the margins of the known world.
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
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Ha scritto il 22/02/11
cover: winslow homer, _banana tree-nassau_, des moines art center, iowa
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
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Ha scritto il 09/04/09
"He goes away from a living woman to celebrate his pitiless wedding with a shadowy ideal of conduct".
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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 ...Continua
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