Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad

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Conrad's great novel of guilt and redemption follows the first mate on board the Patna, a raw youth with dreams of heroism who, in an act of cowardice, abandons his ship. His unbearable guilt and its consequences are shaped by Conrad into a narrative of immeasurable richness.

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The 154th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 7th on For The Love of Books (For The Love of Books)
  2. - 13th on El Pais Favorite Books of 100 Spanish Authors (El Pais)
  3. - 58th on The 100 Greatest Novels (greatbooksguide.com)
  4. - 75th on Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century (Le Monde)
  5. - 85th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  6. - 86th on Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels (Radcliffe Publishing Course)
  7. - 91st on Pour une Bibliothèque Idéale (Raymond Queneau)
  8. - How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Reading List (Thomas C. Foster)
  9. - The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written (Easton Press)
  10. - The Book of Great Books: A Guide to 100 World Classics (Book)

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