The Secret Agent
A Simple Tale
ISBN 9780141441580 | 320 pages | 25 Sep 2007 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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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.