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Victory : an island tale / Joseph Conrad ; with an introduction by Tony Tanner.

By: Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : A.A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, [1998]Description: lxi, 385 p. : map ; 21 cmISBN: 0375400478 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Europeans -- Indonesia -- Fiction | Women musicians -- Fiction | Abused women -- Fiction | Revenge -- Fiction | Indonesia -- FictionGenre/Form: Psychological fiction.DDC classification: 823.912 LOC classification: PR6005.O4 | V5 1998Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Sample text Dissertation note: Joseph Conrad possessed a matchless gift for embodying life as it is lived under extreme physical and psychological pressure. Victory, his last masterpiece, tells the story of Axel Heyst, a radically isolated, philosophically minded soul living apart on a remote Pacific island, who performs two acts of instinctive kindness and thereby embroils himself in storms of greed and vengeance, and of love and mercy.
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Joseph Conrad possessed a matchless gift for embodying life as it is lived under extreme physical and psychological pressure. Victory, his last masterpiece, tells the story of Axel Heyst, a radically isolated, philosophically minded soul living apart on a remote Pacific island, who performs two acts of instinctive kindness and thereby embroils himself in storms of greed and vengeance, and of love and mercy.

Includes bibliographical references (p. xliv-xlv).

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