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Secret Agent, the (1907) [Novel]
by Joseph Conrad Rating: Weighted - 7.7 / Average - 7.7 of 10 (6 votes) (Rate!)
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Set in late-nineteenth-century London, Joseph Conrad's intense political thriller anticipates the espionage novels of such writers as Graham Greene and John le Carre. It concerns a double agent who is charged with provoking the radical group he has infiltrated into an act of sabotage that will bring about its own destruction. In a marvelously drawn underworld of political and criminal intrigue, Conrad brilliantly explores the confused motives that lie at the heart of terrorism.

Original title: The Secret Agent
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionAdventureSpy/Espionage

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The Secret Agent (1907)
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Language: English

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The Secret Agent (2007)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Signet
ISBN: 0451530500
Pages: 272

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The Secret Agent (2001)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Dover Thrift Editions
ISBN: 0486419185
Pages: 197

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The Secret Agent (1963)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Harmondsworth, Middlesex
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 0140020594
Pages: 249

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