Lord Jim – Joseph Conrad – Quotes

He made me think of a trained baby elephant walking on hind-legs. His three daughters were awfully nice, though they resembled him amazingly, and on the mornings he woke up with a gloomy view of their matrimonial prospects the office would read it in his eye and tremble, because, they said, he was sure to …

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Lord Jim – Joseph Conrad

For some reason, in my high school, we never read Joseph Conrad. Which I came to think was a good thing, especially after I spoke back then to a few o my friends who hated Lord Jim with passion. For some reason Polish schools back then selected this novel, and not a much more compact Heart of …

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