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    Lord Jim is a novel by Joseph Conrad about a seaman named Jim who, with the rest of the crew of the Patna, abandon the pilgrims on the ship as it begins to sink. After the rest of the crew escapes, Jim is punished for his desertion, scrounges for work before ending up an agent in Putusan, a small island in the South Pacific. He is revered for saving the Bugis people of the island and, in the end, sacrifices his life to the enemy Brown.