Lord Jim

  • by Joseph Conrad
  • Narrated by Simon McCorkindale
  • 2 hrs and 35 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Jim is a young and naive clerk on a cargo ship plying Asian waters. He harbors romantic fantasies of adventure and heroism that are promptly scuttled one night when the ship collides with an obstacle and begins to sink. Stripped of his seaman's license, convinced of his own cowardice, Jim sets out on a tragic and transcendent search for redemption.


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Excellent abridged version

If you could sum up Lord Jim in three words, what would they be?

A great novel that addresses themes such as shame, lost honor and guilt.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Lord Jim?

The final scene.

Which character – as performed by Simon McCorkindale – was your favorite?


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- Ed Doyle

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-26-2009
  • Publisher: Audio Holdings, LLC