The Secret agent

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Tantor Media ;
Pub. Date:
c2010.
Edition:
Unabridged.
Language:
English
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Joseph Conrad's The Secret Agent is a tale of anarchism, espionage and terrorism. Our agent, a man named Mr Verloc, minds his own business while he keeps his shop in London's Soho, alongside his wife, who attends to her aged mother and disabled brother. Their lives are turned upside down when Verloc is reluctantly employed to plant a bomb and destroy an observatory in London. What was once the perfect bomb plot inevitably turns awry and Verloc, his family and his associates are forced to face the consequences. Conrad's later political novel bears all the hallmarks of his captivating style: The Secret Agent brims with melodious and poetic language, alongside crystal- clear psychological insights that could only be the work of a uniquely gifted storyteller.
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auth_author2 Crossley, Steven., Horovitch, David,, Howard, Geoffrey, 1936-
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display_description This classic precursor to the modern day spy novel was recently in headlines when it was revealed that the Unabomber drew considerable inspiration from its prophetic portrait of terrorism. Written in 1907 and set in Edwardian London, The Secret Agent resonates just as strongly in today's world, where a handful of fanatics can still play mad politics and victimize the innocent. The brooding atmosphere of conspiracy, powerful characters, and tragic plot of The Secret Agent are brilliantly captured in this audio production. Mr Verloc 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.
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subject_facet Anarchists -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Bombings -- Fiction, Compact discs -- Fiction, Conrad, Joseph, -- 1857-1924, Conspiracies -- England -- London -- Fiction, Conspiracies -- Fiction, Electronic books, English literature -- 19th century, London (England) -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Political fiction, Royal Greenwich Observatory -- Fiction, Spy stories
title_display The Secret agent
title_full The Secret agent [electronic resource] / Joseph Conrad, The secret agent [compact disc] / Joseph Conrad, The secret agent [electronic resource] / Joseph Conrad
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