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The Secret Agent - 9780141199559

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  • Product code: AETXO
  • ISBN: 9780141199559
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.5cm x 13.0cm
  • Pages: 288
  • Publish date: 26/07/2012

The Secret Agent (Paperback)

The Secret Agent - 9780141199559

Joseph Conrad


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'Madness and despair! Give me that for a lever, and I'll move the world'. 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 evil plan goes horribly awry, Verlac must deal with the repercussions of his actions. The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction written in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels, to the beginning of the First World War.

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Product Details

  • Product code: AETXO
  • ISBN: 9780141199559
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.5cm x 13.0cm
  • Pages: 288
  • Publish date: 26/07/2012

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