The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad

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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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The 679th greatest fiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 12th on D. G. Myers’ 50 Greatest English Language Novels (D. G. Myers)
  2. - 46th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  3. - The Best Classics (The Times)

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