Conrad, Joseph The Secret Agent

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The Secret Agent

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9780140861846: The Secret Agent

From the seed of an actual attempt in 1894 to blow up the Greenwich Observatory, Conrad created this novel. It is about the world of the secret agent, of law and order and corrupt policemen. Repulsive characters and amoral caricatures collaborate to form a black satire on English society.

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"An outstanding edition. First-time readers will welcome the eloquent introductory essay, which places The Secret Agent in the context of both Victorianism and modernism, as well as the very useful supplementary materials on anarchism and degeneration. And those already familiar with the novel will be prompted to re-read it in light of Agathocleous's claim that Conrad, along with his New Woman contemporaries, is exploring marriage and the condition of women as well." Amanda Claybaugh, Columbia University"

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The Secret Agent (1907) is a compelling tale of espionage and terrorism set in Edwardian London. This new edition is based on a painstaking comparison of the original manuscript of the work.

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