Joseph Conrad (3 Dec 1857 – 3 Aug 1924) was an English writer of Polish origin and though he wrote his works in English he always considered himself a Pole. His stories often have nautical setting which is a typical feature of adventure stories. A symbolic meaning can be found in this idea: the author traces the fates of people in the indifferent and strange world. An Outcast of the Islands is a novel by Joseph Conrad. The narrative revolves around Peter Willems. He is an immoral man, with little dignity and honor. His misdeeds and sins force him to flee his homeland and seek refuge on remote island. But instead, he finds even more troubles, because gives into the lust with the local tribal chief's daughter. Will he be undone completely, or shall find his redemption? Read and find out!