A rip-roaring tropical island adventure with a dash of philosophy, now a major film starring Simon Callow, Sam Neill and Rufus Sewell.
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"I am glad that I am alive, if, for no other reason, because of the joy of reading this book." --Jack LondonFrom the Back Cover:
Set among the islands of the Malay Archipelago, 'Victory' is the story of Axel Heyst, a 'utopist' who shuns human society in favour of a solitary existence on the island of Samburan. On a rare trip away from his island solitude, Heyst visits Schomberg's hotel in Sourabaya where he encounters an English girl who is part of a travelling ladies' orchestra. He rescues her from a wretched existence and takes her back to Samburan. Schomberg, who had designs on the girl, is furious, and later he exacts his revenge by directing three villains to Samburan in pursuit of the fortune that Heyst is rumoured to have there. Their arrival in Heyst's private paradise triggers a train of events which quickly reach a violent conclusion.
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Book Description Collins Educational Glasgow, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Paperback; English language; ex-library reading copy; 1987 Imprint; Ex School. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 11449gae016
Book Description Collins ELT, 1982. Encuadernación de tapa blanda. Book Condition: Bien. Bookseller Inventory # 004957
Book Description Collins, Glasgow, 1982. Encuadernación de tapa blanda. Book Condition: Aceptable. Sin Sobrecubierta. 18x11cm. Anotaciones en lápiz a lo largo del libro. Level 5. Los gastos de envío son calculados para un peso inferior a 1kg, superándose este peso le informaremos de los gastos de envío adicionales. Firmado por el anterior propie. Bookseller Inventory # 125347