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Published: 01 August 2008

304 Pages

ISBN: 9780199536351

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The Secret Agent

A Simple Tale

New Edition

Joseph Conrad
Edited by John Lyon

Oxford World's Classics

  • An entirely new edition of one of Conrad's major novels--part of the new Conrad series under the general editorship of Mara Kalnins.
  • Uses the most authoritative English first edition text.
  • Includes a critically focused Introduction which contextualizes the novel, discussing contemporary anarchist activity in the UK, imperialism, and Conrad's narrative techniques
  • Full and up-to-date bibliography.
  • Comprehensive chronology.
  • Detailed explanatory notes.

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