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The Secret Agent - (Everyman's Library Classics) by Joseph Conrad (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 320

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Sub-Genre: Classics

Series Title: Everyman's Library Classics

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Everyman's Library

Author: Joseph Conrad

Language: English

Street Date: December 15, 1992
TCIN: 78710567
UPC: 9780679417231
Item Number (DPCI): 247-25-9418


"The Secret Agent is an astonishing book. It is one of the best--and certainly the most significant--detective stories ever written." --Ford Madox Ford

"The Secret Agent is an altogether thrilling 'crime story' . . . a political novel of a foreign embassy intrigue and its tragic human outcome." --Thomas Mann

"One of Conrad's supreme masterpieces." --F. R. Leavis

"[The Secret Agent] was in effect the world's first political thriller--spies, conspirators, wily policemen, murders, bombings . . . Conrad was also giving artistic expression to his domestic anxieties--his overweight wife and problem child, his lack of money, his inactivity, his discomfort in London, his uneasiness in English society, his sense of exile, of being an alien . . . The novel has the perverse logic and derangement of a dream."
--from the Introduction to the Everyman's Library edition by Paul Theroux

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