Lord Jim - Chapter 37 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 37 Summary

Marlow tells of how he gleaned the remnants of the story from a man named Gentleman Brown, whom he had found, close to death, in Bangkok being looked after by white man living among the natives with a Siamese woman. Eight months prior to this meeting, he paid a visit to Stein. At the house, however, he met a Bugis trader, Tamb' Itam and the girl, who had come to Stein two days previously.

Her first words to him were to say that Jim has left her and then she told him the story, which he does not yet reveal to the reader. He asks her to forgive Jim, but she refuses and claims that Jim was false. Stein says that, no, Jim was true and that some day she would understand. Marlow returned to town that same afternoon, taking Tamb' Itam and...

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