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joseph conrad: 2 books in 1

Joseph Conrad

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LORD JIMCelebrated by many critics as one of the greatest English-language novels of the twentieth century, Lord Jim tells the story of a British seaman tried for dereliction of duty. Coming into the graces of a sympathetic sea captain, Jim escapesMoreLORD JIMCelebrated by many critics as one of the greatest English-language novels of the twentieth century, Lord Jim tells the story of a British seaman tried for dereliction of duty. Coming into the graces of a sympathetic sea captain, Jim escapes his checkered past on a remote island with several despondent native populations. Winning the love and respect of the disenfranchised locals, Jim discovers that second chances often come with opportunities for sacrifice and redemption.VICTORYSet in the islands of the Malay Archipelago, Victory tells the story of a disillusioned Swede, Axel Heyst, who rescues Lena, a young English musician, from the clutches of a brutish German hotel owner. Seeking refuge at Heysts remote island retreat on Samburan, the couple is soon besieged by three villains dispatched by the enraged hotelier. The arrival on the island paradise of this trio of fiends sets off a terrifying series of events that ultimately ends in catastrophe.