Lord Jim


Lord Jim -  - 9781853260377
EAN: 9781853260377
Editado por: Penguin Books
Materia: Lecturas en inglés
Colección: Wordsworth Classics
Nº en la colección: 0
Idioma:Inglés
Publicado el: 1 Marzo 2015
Nº Edición: 1
Nº páginas: 273
Encuadernación: Bolsillo Rústica
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First published in 1900, "Lord Jim" established Conrad as one of the great storytellers of the twentieth century. Set in the Malay Archipelago, the novel not only provides a gripping account of maritime adventure and romance, but also an exotic tale of the East. Its themes also challenge the conventions of nineteenth-century adventure fiction, confirming Conrad's place in literature as one of the first 'modernists' of English letters. "Lord Jim" explores the dilemmas of conscience, of moral isolation, of loyalty and betrayal confronting a sensitive individual whose romantic quest for an honourable ideal are tested to the limit.