1920 edition; Doubleday, Page & Company; hardbound with blue boards and gilt lettering and decoration; no dust jacket; fair-good condition with tight binding; dedication note inside from previous owner - not sure who this is - appears interesting.


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Victory (also published as Victory: An Island Tale) is a psychological novel by Joseph Conrad first published in 1915, through which Conrad achieved "popular success." The New York Times, however, called it "an uneven book" and "more open to criticism than most of Mr. Conrad's best work."

The novel's "most striking formal characteristic is its shifting narrative and temporal perspective" with the first section from the viewpoint of a sailor, the second from omniscient perspective of Axel Heyst, the third from an interior perspective from Heyst, and the final section has an omniscient narrator.

It has been adapted into film a number of times.

Victory, An Island Tale by Joseph Conrad

SKU: BS15u