This vintage book contains Joseph Conrad's 1915 psychological novel, "e;Victory: An Island Tale"e;. It is the story of Axel Heyst who, after a series of unfortunate events, finds himself living on an Indonesian island with his Chinese assistant, Wang. After Heyst rescues a woman from an attempted sexual assault on a nearby island, the would-be perpetrator tries to frame him for a murder. Joseph Conrad (1857 - 1924) was a Polish author who is considered to be one of the greatest authors in the English language. He first gained popular success through the writing of this novel. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.