The Secret Agent : a simple tale / Joseph Conrad ; with a new introduction by E.L. Doctorow.
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- ISBN: 9780451530509 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: 258 pages ; 18 cm
- Publisher: New York, NY : Signet Classics, 2007,c1983.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references.
|Summary, etc.:|| Book concerns a double agent who is charged with provoking the radical group he has infiltrated into an act of sabotage that will bring about its own destruction. In a marvelously drawn underworld of political and criminal intrigue, Conrad brilliantly explores the confused motives that lie at the heart of terrorism.
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