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Victory. An island tale.

A Swede living nearly alone on a South Sea island rescues a woman from exploitation on a neighboring island, where the hotelkeeper already resents him. Soon both islands are invaded by a group of criminals.

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  • "A Swede living nearly alone on a South Sea island rescues a woman from exploitation on a neighboring island, where the hotelkeeper already resents him. Soon both islands are invaded by a group of criminals."@en
  • "Baron Axel Heyst and his lover, Lena, a woman he has saved from a sordid life, share an idyllic existence on the island of Samburan until three intruders from Lena's past threaten to destroy their happiness."
  • "The tale of a Swedish nobleman living alone on an island in the South seas. An analysis of evil. For other editions, see Author Catalog."@en
  • "Swedish baron, Axel Heyst, rescues Lena, a young English musician, from the clutches of Schomberg, a brutish German hotel owner. Seeking refuge at Heyst's remote island retreat on Samburan, the couple is soon besieged by villains dispatched by the enraged hotelier. The arrival on the island paradise of these fiends sets off a terrifying series of events that ultimately ends in catastrophe."@en
  • "Although Joseph Conrad is now regarded by many critics as one of the most important twentieth-century writers, popular acclaim proved hard for the Polish-born writer to achieve during his lifetime. It was Victory, a psychological thriller of sorts, that finally broke through and helped the writer gain the mass readership his writing deserves."@en
  • "In the Malay Archipelago, Axel Heyst, a failed European businessman, rescues a young Englishwoman from a rapacious hotel owner. Fleeing to a remote island, Heyst and the woman are pursued by thugs dispatched by the vengeful hotelier. Written late in his career, Victory (1915) brought Conrad his first popular success."
  • "Set in the islands of the Malay Archipelago, Victory tells the story of a disillusioned Swede, Axel Heyst, who rescues Lena, a young English musician, from the clutches of a brutish German hotel owner. Seeking refuge at Heyst's remote island retreat on Samburan, the couple is soon besieged by three villains dispatched by the enraged hotelier. The arrival on the island paradise of this trio of fiends sets off a terrifying series of events that ultimately ends in catastrophe. "With Victory, Conrad inaugurated a new style and aesthetic," writes Peter Lancelot Mallios in his Introduction. "The tremendous literary sophistication to be found in Victory does not result in the exclusion of the popular reader." The text of this Modern Library Paperback Classic was set from the first British edition, published by Methuen & Co. in 1915. From the Trade Paperback edition."@en
  • "Een man raakt op een idyllisch Indonesisch eiland verstrikt in een uitzichtloze relatie met een jonge vrouw die hij uit de klauwen van haar hebzuchtige voogd heeft gered."
  • ""A la muerte de su padre, Axel Heyst, aristócrata sueco, soñador y solitario, se dedica a vagar por el mundo y acaba como gerente de una explotación minera en Samburan, una remota isla del archipiélago malayo. Aunque el proyecto fracasa, Axel decide permanecer con su criado Wang en la isla. Un día viaja a la vecina Surabaya, en la actual Indonesia, y allí conoce a Lena, que actúa con una "orquesta de señoritas" en un hotel de la isla. Schomberg, el propietario del hotel, un alemán racista y despótico, la acosa para que se convierta en su amante, y Lena huye con Axel a la paradisíaca Samburan. Contrariado y loco de celos, Schomberg ideará un plan para vengarse de ambos ..." --Lecturalia web site."
  • ""A story of rescue and violent tragedy set in the Malayan archipelago, 'Victory' combines high adventure with a sensitive portrayal of three drifters.""
  • ""A story of rescue and violent tragedy set in the Malayan archipelago, 'Victory' combines high adventue with a sensitive portrayal of three drifters.""
  • "A story of the Eastern seas."
  • "A mysterious drifter named Axel Heyst rescues a "bad girl" from a seedy tropical hotel and takes her home to Samburan, his own island in the East Indies. Three intruders follow them and bring horror, death, and a strange, haunting victory."

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