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The Secret Agent

The book The Secret Agent was made into the movie The Secret Agent.

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Book details for The Secret Agent

The Secret Agent was written by Joseph Conrad. The book was published in 1921 by Wildside Press. More information on the book is available on Amazon.com.

Joseph Conrad also wrote Victory (1921).

 

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In The Secret Agent (1907) a triangle of conspiracy is built, then destroyed, by the self-interest of its participants. Mr. Verloc, employed by a foreign embassy to incriminate an anarchist group, instead destroys his family, his illusions, and his own... Read More
In The Secret Agent (1907) a triangle of conspiracy is built, then destroyed, by the self-interest of its participants. Mr. Verloc, employed by a foreign embassy to incriminate an anarchist group, instead destroys his family, his illusions, and his own life in a terrorist act gone utterly wrong. Conrad's ironic and troubling novel exposes political extremism and the strength-and vanity-of illusion.

Movie details for The Secret Agent

The movie was released in 1996 and directed by Christopher Hampton. The Secret Agent was produced by 20th Century Fox. More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.

Actors on this movie include Bob Hoskins, Patricia Arquette, Gérard Depardieu, Jim Broadbent, Robin Williams, Christian Bale, Roger Hammond, Eddie Izzard, Ralph Nossek, Neville Phillips, Elizabeth Spriggs, Peter Vaughan and Julian Wadham.

 

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A quiet English shopkeeper, a secret spy for the Russian Embassy, is ordered to plant a bomb that will wreak havoc on the British public. Starring Bob Hoskins, Patricia Arquette and Gerald Depardieu.
A quiet English shopkeeper, a secret spy for the Russian Embassy, is ordered to plant a bomb that will wreak havoc on the British public. Starring Bob Hoskins, Patricia Arquette and Gerald Depardieu.