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The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale

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Two of Conrad’s BEST-KNOWN works—in a single volume

In this pair of literary voyages into the inner self, Joseph Conrad has written two of the most chilling, disturbing, and noteworthy pieces of fiction of the twentieth century.

#LINK<># @JungleFever Heading down to Africa on a boat. Too hot! I get the creeping sense this job isn’t going to be as cushy as they made it sound.

The natives seem unhappy. Some are even violent! Why don’t they appreciate how much we’ve done for them? Ungrateful welfare leeches, I say!

From #LINK<Twitterature: The World's Greatest Books in Twenty Tweets or Less>#

Synopsis:

One of the great detective novels of all time, "The Secret Agent", written in 1903, is a magisterial thriller of terrorists and police in London in the early years of the 20th century.

Synopsis:

Two of Conrad’s BEST-KNOWN works—in a single volume

In this pair of literary voyages into the inner self, Joseph Conrad has written two of the most chilling, disturbing, and noteworthy pieces of fiction of the twentieth century.

@JungleFever Heading down to Africa on a boat. Too hot! I get the creeping sense this job isn’t going to be as cushy as they made it sound.

The natives seem unhappy. Some are even violent! Why don’t they appreciate how much we’ve done for them? Ungrateful welfare leeches, I say!

From Twitterature: The World's Greatest Books in Twenty Tweets or Less

Synopsis:

Inspired by an actual attempt in 1894 to blow up London's Greenwich Observatory, here is a chillingly prophetic examination of contemporary terrorism-and the literary precursor to today's espionage thriller.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451530509
Author:
Conrad, Joseph
Publisher:
Signet Classics
Introduction by:
Doctorow, E. L.
Introduction:
Doctorow, E. L.
Author:
Oates, Joyce Carol
Author:
Doctorow, E. L.
Author:
Passaro, Vince
Author:
Karl, Frederick R.
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Conspiracies
Subject:
Bombings
Subject:
London (england)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20070431
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
6.76x4.22x.73 in. .29 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 272 pages Signet Classics - English 9780451530509 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , One of the great detective novels of all time, "The Secret Agent", written in 1903, is a magisterial thriller of terrorists and police in London in the early years of the 20th century.
"Synopsis" by ,
Two of Conrad’s BEST-KNOWN works—in a single volume

In this pair of literary voyages into the inner self, Joseph Conrad has written two of the most chilling, disturbing, and noteworthy pieces of fiction of the twentieth century.

@JungleFever Heading down to Africa on a boat. Too hot! I get the creeping sense this job isn’t going to be as cushy as they made it sound.

The natives seem unhappy. Some are even violent! Why don’t they appreciate how much we’ve done for them? Ungrateful welfare leeches, I say!

From Twitterature: The World's Greatest Books in Twenty Tweets or Less

"Synopsis" by ,
Inspired by an actual attempt in 1894 to blow up London's Greenwich Observatory, here is a chillingly prophetic examination of contemporary terrorism-and the literary precursor to today's espionage thriller.

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