Lord Jim - Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14 Summary

On the third and final day of the trial, the prevailing atmosphere, according to Marlow, was that of a death sentence. In the court ruling it was found that the ship was not fit and seaworthy, but that, until the time of the accident, had been navigated with 'proper and seamanlike care.' For their actions however, the certificates of the skipper and chief mate, Gustav and Jim, respectively, were cancelled. Outside, Marlow grabs Jim by the arm wanting to talk with him, but Jim jerks his arm free and continues on his way.

Just then, a West Australian named Chester who is also looking for Jim meets Marlow. He, along with a man referred to as Old Robinson, were attempting to establish an operation on a guano island in the Walpole Reefs and want Marlow to convince Jim to manage the island...

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