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The secret agent : a simple tale / Joseph Conrad ; with an introduction by Giles Foden.

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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C9009051260 F CON
Adult fiction   Manunda Branch . . Available .  
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ISBN 9781784876739
1784876739
Author Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 author.
Title The secret agent : a simple tale / Joseph Conrad ; with an introduction by Giles Foden.
Published London : Vintage Classics, 2020.
Physical description xxv, 283 pages ; 20 cm.
General note Originally published: London : Methuen & Co, 1907.
Summary 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.
Subject Spies -- Great Britain -- Fiction
Anarchists -- Fiction
Conspiracies -- Fiction
Radicalism -- Fiction
Terrorism -- Fiction
Bombings -- Fiction
Political fiction
Spy fiction
London (England) -- 19th century -- Fiction
Additional author Foden, Giles, 1967- writer of introduction.
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