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Lord Jim

Lord Jim


by Joseph Conrad

Lord Jim Chapter 38 Summary

  • Here's Gentleman Brown's story.
  • A pirate, with some serious bad luck, Brown heads to Patusan, which he has heard is easy pickings.
  • Some island locals raise the alarm about his arrival, and the Patusan natives are lying in wait to attack him. They sure know how to welcome visitors over in Patusan, don't they?
  • To avoid a fight, Brown and his crew retreat to a hilltop.

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