The Secret Agent
by Joseph Conrad
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Penguin inaugurates a series of revised editions of Conrad's finest works, with new introductions In a corrupt London underworld of criminals, terrorists, and fanatics, Mr. Verloc is assigned to plant a bomb. The tragic repercussions for his family show how Conrad's ironic voice is concerned not with politics but with the terrible fates of ordinary people.

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"Only a fruiterer's stall at the corner made a violent blaze of light and colour. Beyond was all black, and the few people passing in that direction vanished at one stride beyond the glowing heaps of oranges and lemons"
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"Only a fruiterer's stall at the corner made a violent blaze of light and colour. Beyond was all black, and the few people passing in that direction vanished at one stride beyond the glowing heaps of oranges and lemons"
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Account deletedAnonymous
perfect description of London in the dark
Account deletedAnonymous
perfect description of London in the dark