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.More
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Excellent abridged version
A great novel that addresses themes such as shame, lost honor and guilt.
The final scene.
- Ed Doyle