The Secret Agent (Everyman"s Library Classics)

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Everyman"s Library
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ContributionsPaul Theroux (Introduction)
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8998489M
ISBN 101857151232
ISBN 139781857151237

The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale is a novel by Joseph Conrad, published in The story is set in London in and deals with Mr Adolf Verloc and his work as a spy for an unnamed country (presumably Russia).

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Talk about double lives. the SECRET AGENT a simple tale. by JOSEPH CONRAD. second edition. methuen & co., 36 essex street w c.

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"The Secret Agent" is considered to be one of Joseph Conrad's finest works and was ranked the 46th best novel of the 20th century by the Modern Library.

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The Secret Agent, a novel that depicts a sordid netherworld of would-be terrorists of the anarchist persuasion and the twisted machinations. The Secret Agent. Appendix A: London.

From Charles Dickens, Bleak House () From Ford Madox Hueffer, The Soul of London: A Survey of a Modern City () Appendix B: Anarchism and Terrorism. From The Times (16 February ) From Isabel Meredith, A Girl Among the Anarchists () From Joseph Conrad, a letter to R.B.

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