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The Secret Agent
Author: Joseph Conrad

Publisher: Rupa
ISBN: 9788171674909
Pages: 308
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"Set in London in 1886, The Secret Agent follows the life of Mr Verloc and his career in espionage. In this political satire on English society, Conrad explores the darker side of London, with its terrorists, fanatics, and the ordinary people caught up in this ruthless, tangled web.

About the Author
Joseph Conrad was born in Poland in 1857. He became a British citizen in 1886 and is regarded as one of the greatest novelists in English. A forerunner of the Modernists, he was noted for his impressionistic prose style and command over language. His work includes The Nigger of Narcissus (1897), Lord Jim (1900), Heart of Darkness (1902), Nostromo (1904), Under Western Eyes (1911) and Shadow Line (1917). Conrad died in 1924."
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