Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Modern Library On Sale: December 14, 2004 Price: $10.95
In reexamining The Secret Agent in a post-9/11 world, Robert D. Kaplan praises Joseph Conrad’s “surgical insight into the mechanics of terrorism,” calling the book “a fine example of how a savvy novelist may detect the future long before a social scientist does.”
This intense 1907 thriller–a precursor to works by...
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Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Modern Library On Sale: July 8, 2003 Price: $14.00
Edited, with an Introduction and Notes, by Peter Mallios.
“With Victory, Conrad inaugurated a new style and aesthetic,” writes Peter Lancelot Mallios in his Introduction to this Modern Library edition. “The tremendous literary sophistication to be found in Victory does not result in the exclusion of the popular reader.”