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LORD JIM
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Chapters; 26-30



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Post Re: Lord Jim; chapters, 26-30
I enjoy reading Conrad partly because of the comments and observations he makes on life and human behavior in a reflective sort of way. Here is an insightful remark from Chp 29 (at least, I think its insightful :) )

"But do you notice how, three hundred miles beyond the end of telegraph cables and mail-boat lines, the haggard utilitarian lies of our civilisation wither and die, to be replaced by pure exercises of imagination, that have the futility, often the charm, and sometimes the deep hidden truthfulness, of works of art?"



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