|(A Modern Library E-Book) Joseph Conrad. They wanted facts. Facts! They |
demanded facts from him, as if facts could explain anything! . . . The sound of his
own truthful statements confirmed his deliberate opinion that speech was of no
use to ...
|The story begins halfway through the revolution, employing flashbacks and glimpses of the future to depict the lure of silver and its effects on men — corrupting and destroying some, revealing the strengths of others.|
|"Lord Jim confronts the problem of lost honor.|