Lord Jim was written by the polish novelist and short-story writer Joseph Conrad, a great revolutionary who was involved in many movements in his times.
Originally intended to be a short story, but then enlarged to a novel, Lord Jim is partly based on true events that occurred in 1880 abroad the steamer ship Jeddah when its British captain and his crew abandoned it as the ship started to leak.
Lord Jim, an adventurous tale, raises questions upon social conduct and morality and compels its readers to think.
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