The Secret Agent

The Secret Agent

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London is under threat. It has become a haven for political exiles and anarchists. Frequent bomb threats and disturbances interrupt the lives of the city’s inhabitants, who live in fear of the terrorists in their midst. One such terrorist is Verloc. He is the secret agent who is given the mission to strike right at the heart of London’s pride by blowing up Greenwich Observatory. But his decision to drag his innocent family into the plot leads to tragic consequences on a more personal than political level.

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London, 1886. Adolf Verloc, storeowner by day and secret agent by night, has been assigned the task of destroying the Greenwich Observatory. Behind his seemingly harmless exterior as a devoted husband and businessman lie dark secrets, private alliances, and dangerous motives.

As the story unfolds, Verloc's secrets unravel with devastating consequences that threaten his livelihood, his young wife, and her simple-minded brother.

Joseph Conrad's captivating story of love, suspicion, and secrecy is based on real events.

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Weight 0.232 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1.7 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

288

Language

English

Edition

|Reprint

Dewey

823.912 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K