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User Review  - DanielSTJ - www.librarything.com

Conrad managed to develop characters, imperfect, that all drove themselves forward on their own agendas to the story's conclusion- facilitating and enabling it along the way. He manages to keep the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cecrow - LibraryThing

In the first part we get an outsider's view of Axel Heyst's character, actions and motives without being certain who he is or what actually drives him. I found this off-putting until the second part ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cecrow - www.librarything.com

In the first part we get an outsider's view of Axel Heyst's character, actions and motives without being certain who he is or what actually drives him. I found this off-putting until the second part ... Read full review

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User Review  - stillatim - LibraryThing

As far as Conrad novels go, this was... well, pretty standard. The big difference is that it's not narrated by 'Marlowe,' so the prose is a little more readable. It's pretty pessimistic, of course. If ... Read full review

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User Review  - Espey1 - LibraryThing

Axel Heist, a profound skeptic, lives in solitude on an island in the South Seas. His aloofness mystifies some and angers others, but no one invades his island or his moral self-sufficiency. When he ... Read full review

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User Review  - Niecierpek - LibraryThing

I like Conrad, and this was no exception. The story is typically Conradian in pondering big moral issues. It examines if we are able to escape the society and live far away from the evils of this ... Read full review

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User Review  - soraxtm - www.librarything.com

In some ways Joseph Conrad makes SInclair Lewis look like Theodore Drieser Read full review

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User Review  - carterchristian1 - LibraryThing

The love story is tender and delightful and the suspense at the end when the robbers have invaded the island really keep the reader involved. Read full review

Review: Victory

User Review  - jerksuke - Goodreads

Good God, it took me two whole weeks to force my way through this book. I was rather excited to read it given the level of praise heaped upon it by other reviewers but alas, no. This book and I were ... Read full review


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