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The secret agent : a simple tale

Author: Joseph Conrad; Charles Roger Tennant
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1983.
Series: World's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in London, the story is woven around a real-life 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. Repulsive characters and amoral caricatures collaborate to form a black satire on English society.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Spy stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad; Charles Roger Tennant
ISBN: 0192816276 9780192816276
OCLC Number: 9282353
Notes: Cataloging based on CIP information.
Description: xxxix, 317 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: World's classics.
Responsibility: Joseph Conrad ; edited with an introduction by Roger Tennant.
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Set in London, the story is woven around a real-life 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. Repulsive characters and amoral caricatures collaborate to form a black satire on English society.

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