Lord Jim - Chapter 36 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 36 Summary

With that, Marlow finishes relating his tale to the assembled audience. Two years later, only one of their number would ever hear the end of it. He received a thick packet from Marlow in which there was placed a bundle of pages pinned together, a loose square sheet of grayish paper, and an explanatory letter from Marlow. A yellowed, frayed letter fell from the last.

Marlow, through his letter, goes on to explain that Jim received the old, yellow letter a few days prior to the Patna voyage and that it was probably the last he had ever received from home. From the letter it is clear that Jim's father was rather fond of him. He relates to Jim, the stories of various family members and other incidents concerning their family (a pony, of which they boys had ostensibly been fond, had gone...

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