Joseph Conrad wrote The Rover. It was written between 1921 and 1922 then published in 1923. The book was also adapted into a film in 1967. The basic plot of the book takes place against the backrop of the French revolution. The story follows Peyrol it is about Peyrol's attempt to withdrawl from the action packed blood filled life he has been leading.
The Rover was Conrad's last complete novel to be written. Joseph Conrad is quite popular for the ook The Heart of Darkness. Conrad was 36 years old before he began writing after an early life spent at sea.