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The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale is a novel by Joseph Conrad published in 1907. The story is set in London in 1886 and deals largely with the life of Mr. Verloc and his job as a spy. The Secret Agent is also notable as it is one of Conrad's later political novels, which move away from his typical tales of seafaring. The novel deals broadly with the notions of anarchism, espionage, and terrorism....
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I enjoyed this, but not as much as I'd hoped.
Mar 8th, 2022
Between Heart of the Matter and this, I fell in love with reading Conrad!
Apr 5th, 2018
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