The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale

by Joseph Conrad

Penguin Books Ltd | March 30, 2000 | Kobo Edition (eBook)

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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.

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Published: March 30, 2000

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Language: English

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ISBN - 10: 0141922435

ISBN - 13: 9780141922430

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The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale

by Joseph Conrad

Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)

Published: March 30, 2000

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0141922435

ISBN - 13: 9780141922430

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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.