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The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)

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Penguin inaugurates a series of revised editions of Conrad's finest works, with new introductions

In a corrupt London underworld of criminals, terrorists, and fanatics, Mr. Verloc is assigned to plant a bomb. The tragic repercussions for his family show how Conrad's ironic voice is concerned not with politics but with the terrible fates of ordinary people.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140180961
Subtitle:
A Simple Tale
Editor:
Smith, Martin S.
Editor:
Smith, Martin S.
Editor:
Seymour-Smith, Martin
Author:
Conrad, Joseph
Author:
Seymour-Smith, Martin
Author:
Stape, J. H.
Author:
Newton, Michael
Editor:
Seymour-Smith, Martin
Publisher:
Penguin Classics
Location:
England ;
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
British and irish
Subject:
Conspiracies
Subject:
Political fiction
Subject:
Spy stories
Subject:
Conspiracies -- England -- London -- Fiction.
Subject:
General Fiction
Series:
Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin
Series Volume:
MC-7]
Publication Date:
19901207
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.79x5.10x.69 in. .45 lbs.

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