The Secret Agent
Mr Verloc, the secret agent, keeps a shop in London's Soho where he lives with his wife Winnie, her infirm mother, and her idiot brother, Stevie. When Verloc is reluctantly involved in an anarchist plot to blow up the Greenwich Observatory things go disastrously wrong, and what appears to be 'A Simple Tale' proves to involve politicians, policemen, foreign diplomats and London's fashionable society in the darkest and most surprising interrelations.
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Review: The Secret AgentUser Review - Cheryl Kennedy - Goodreads
Alfred Hitchcock's adaptation of Conrad's The Secret Agent was produced in 1936 in dark, foggy London. The Secret Agent is tasked with interceding in a terriorist plot derived by men disgruntled with ... Read full review
Review: The Secret AgentUser Review - Yasmina Elhayane - Goodreads
This indelible 1907 novel from Conrad (What a master of psychology he is!) can teach us a lot about contemporary terrorism; the thoughts and methods of terrorists, their dark fascination with pure ... Read full review
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