Lord Jim - Chapter 44 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 44 Summary

Cornelius guides the boat into a small narrow by-channel and presently they land on the other side of the island opposite Dain Waris's camp. Under duress, Cornelius (wanting to slink away just then) is forced to show the way for Brown and his men. At the edge of the camp, they crouch and wait under cover. When the time is right, Brown gives the order to fire.

Dain Waris, on hearing the shots jumps up from his couch and runs to the shore, just in time to receive a bullet in the forehead. Brown and his men disappear without being seen but do not untie Cornelius's canoe from their own boat and so Cornelius is left stranded. In the aftermath, Tamb' Itam twice strikes and then kills Cornelius. After this, Tamb' Itam hastens back to Jim, to relate the news of this final...

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