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 - Steve - Christianbook.com
Why hasn't this book been made into a movie? It could have been a silent film, for much of it takes place wordlessly within the characters. It could have been film noir, for the darkness would have ... Read full review
Review: The Secret AgentUser Review - 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
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