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Lord Jim

Lord Jim


by Joseph Conrad

Lord Jim Chapter 37 Summary

  • If you thought we were done with Marlow's storytelling, we hate to break it to you. We've got another round coming.
  • In the letters, Marlow describes an encounter he has with a dying pirate named Gentleman Brown. According to Marlow, Brown's story will help fill in the gaps at the end of Jim's story.
  • Marlow then jumps back in time (he has a nasty habit of doing that) to when he first learned of this story at Stein's house. He was there visiting Stein, and ran into Jewel and Tamb' Itam.
  • Tamb' Itam said that Jim wouldn't fight, and Jewel woodenly said that Jim left her. We're not quite sure what they're talking about, but we have a bad feeling about this.

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