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It is one of the most remarkably written novels by Conrad. It follows the life of Axel Heyst, who decides to isolate himself from the world. He was well known on the island he lived in, but Heyst chose to avoid his suffering by moving away. A turning point in his life occurs when he starts working with a coal company and runs into a young English woman. The affair between them begins, and the girl tries to pull Heyst out of his isolation.
What makes this book stand out?
The book, Victory, is without a doubt one of the best-written novels. It follows a vivid narration and provides a different perspective on love and human relationships.
Read it for
One of the best-written books by Joseph Conrad; Victory contains all the essential components of Conrad’s writing. This book delves into the matter of human complex human relationships and has a touch of philosophical angst. It is a book about rescue and adventure.
Don't read it for
The book ends on a violent note, if you are looking for something with a good end, this isn’t the work you need to read.