This is the only novel that Conrad set in London, and it communicates a profoundly ironic view of human affairs. The story is woven around an attack on the Greenwich Observatory in 1894. Verloc, a Russian spy who is also working for the police, is ostensibly a member of an anarchist group in Soho.
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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.Book Description:
'Spookily topical' - Guardian
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Book Description Penguin Classic, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0141182628
Book Description Penguin Classics, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0141182628