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The Secret Agent

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Based on 2,111 Ratings and 257 Reviews

Book Description
In the only novel Conrad set in London, "The Secret Agent" communicates a profoundly ironic view of human affairs. The story is woven around an attack on the Greenwich Observatory in 1894 masterminded by Verloc, a Russian spy working for the police, and ostensibly a member of an anarchist group in Soho. His masters instruct him to discredit the anarchists in a humiliating fashion, and when his evi... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Group (UK)
BindingPaperback (78 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages256
ISBN-100140620567
ISBN-13978-0140620566
Publication Date02/25/2010
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About Joseph Conrad (Author) : Joseph Conrad (born Teodor Józef Konrad Nałęcz-Korzeniowski, 3 December 1857 – 3 August 1924) was a Polish-born novelist who spent most of his adult life in Britain. Some of his works have been l... more
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