Lord Jim is by Joseph Conrad. The must read classic tale of a man's mistake and his search for redemption. Jim is a British seaman who finds himself on a ship captained by a disreputable coward. After an accident at sea, Jim is tried for dereliction of duty and must come to terms with his dishonor in his own eyes, and the eyes of others. With the help of a friend, he sets out to redeem himself at any cost. A Reader's Corner Highly Recommended Read.
Ratings: 9th grade - 10 out of 10 - AC (mature thematic content).