Lord Jim - Chapter 27 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 27 Summary

At sunrise the cannons were fired and Jim, Dain Waris and the storming part that had until then concealed themselves in the ravine below, burst into yells, war-cries and shouts and stormed the stockade. Jim broke through first, followed by Dain Waris and then by Tamb' Itam, Jim's personal servant who had come from up north, escaped the Rajah's clutches and since devoted himself to Jim. For five minutes they fought hand-to-hand inside the stockade, until someone set fire to the shelters of dry grass and all had to clear out.

In the years that would follow, Jim's feats had become the stuff of legend, and in the outlying villages they told of how Jim had carried the guns up the hill on his back, two at a time and how he had thrown down the gate to the stockade with only the...

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