"This immortal novel of the sea is the story of a British sailor haunted by a single youthful
act of cowardly betrayal. To the white men in Bombay, Calcutta and Rangoon, Jim is a
man of mystery. To the primitive natives deep in the Malayan jungle, he is a god, gifted
with supernatural powers. To the beautiful half-caste girl who flees to his hut for
protection, he is a lord to be feared and loved. LORD JIM -- Conrad's classic portrait of
a man's guilt, his search for forgiveness, and his final, tragic redemption -- is a work of
enduring value, one of the world's great masterpieces."