The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale
This is the only novel that Conrad set in London, and it communicates a profoundly ironic view of human affairs. The story is woven around an 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.
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User Review - Steve - Christianbook.com
Why hasn't this book been made into a movie? It could have been a silent film, for much of it takes place wordlessly within the characters. It could have been film noir, for the darkness would have ... Read full review