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The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale - Joseph Conrad
The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale
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''''An impenetrable mystery seems destined to hang for ever over this act of madness or despair...
''''An impenetrable mystery seems destined to hang for ever over this act of madness or despair...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780199536351 (019953635X)
ASIN: 019953635X
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Bettie's Books
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3.0 The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad
bookshelves: winter-20142015, published-1907, film-only, london, britain-england, mystery-thriller, spies Recommended for: Laura, Wanda et al Read from January 10 to 12, 2015 Watch hereDescription: Mr Verloc, the secret agent, keeps a shop in London's Soho where he lives with his wife Winnie, h...
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5.0 The Secret Agent
I think that I am all alone in thinking that this book is one of the greatest books written, but none-the-less it is my opinion. I think it is the best of Conrad's work. It certainly has his eccentric writing style on display, but I never had a problem with that.Often characterized as a spy novel....
Like Heart of Darkness, Secret Agent:- Is deeply cynical- And heavily allegorical- And ends with a bang (although this book also begins with one).I guessed a big part of the plot pretty quickly, so I guess that's a negative...although I'm not sure it was supposed to be hard to guess.It's about a che...
globulon rated it
3.0 The Secret Agent: Centennial Editon
I've been thinking some more about this book which is usually a good sign. I've also felt the urge to add to my review though to be honest my thoughts aren't particularly more organized than before. I guess reading some of the other reviews made me want to be more specific.I guess the ending in p...
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