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Oxford World’s Classics Book Club: The Secret Agent


Protection is the first necessity of opulence and luxury.

Joseph Conrad, The Secret Agent



Thank you to everyone who participated in April’s Book Club! We are excited to announce that we will be reading The Secret Agent this May. Get yourself a copy and be ready to chat on May 29th!

Check out last month’s conversation here:
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Recent Comments

  1. John Crompton

    Oh Mr Varhol, please don’t do such things as ‘alert them of’ (in the email you sent to John Stape and he forwarded). ‘…warm them of’ or ‘…alert them about…’ But a publisher should be exemplifying good English, sir. Best wishes, John Crompton.

  2. Cedric Watts

    You might possible find useful my edition of ‘The Secret Agent’ (Everyman Dent Orion), with its maps and details on Lombroso, and my critical book on ‘The Secret Agent’, published by Humanities-Ebooks earlier in 2007.

  3. Cedric Watts

    P.S. I forgot to add my name, Cedric Watts, to the last comment about ‘Secret Agent’ edition and commentary.

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