Books Like Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad | Suggesting Reading

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Muhummad Asad's The Road to Mecca (2001) is a book about the author's journey through the Islamic world. The book discusses four different aspects about the journey: geographical, historical, linguistic, and spiritual.

Almayer's Folly, Conrad's first novel, originally published in 1895, depicts a trader in the South Seas who becomes mired in the Malaysian environment through his business and his marriage and cannot leave to go back to Europe, as he wishes to. This book critiques the colonialism that was prevalent in Conrad's day.

Conrad's Heart of Darkness, originally published in 1899, details Marlow's journey into the Congo to find a man who has gone mad and is hiding out in the jungle. The book inspired the famous movie Apocalypse Now, which set Conrad's story in Vietnam.

Conrad's Typhoon, originally published in 1902, is a story about a man who spends his life at sea, writing monthly letters home...

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