Lord Jim - Chapter 29 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 29 Summary

Marlow continues to reminisce about the girl and her relationship with Jim, and speaks of her devotion towards him. Tamb' Itam, too, was devoted to Jim, and followed him everywhere, almost never speaking, lurking in the shadows, ready to lay down his life for Jim. Marlow then speaks of Cornelius, who is shown to be a singularly loathsome man.

Jim had, not long after his arrival, left Doramin's place and took up lodging with Cornelius. Though it was thought by others to be unwise and unsafe to do so, Jim felt motivated to do so by his duty to look after Stein's business. Cornelius, however, had no trade-goods, his house was falling apart and made out that Stein owed him money on past trades, but had no books to prove as much. And on top of all that, it was made known to...

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