Other books byJoseph Conrad
Classics Illustrated #17: The Secret Agent
"The Secret Agent" is the story of Mr. Verloc, a reluctant spy who is pressured by his superiors into joining an anarchist plot to blow up the Greenwich Observatory in 1886 London. This unspeakable act of terror sets the stage for a gripping political thriller, brought to life by John K. Snyder’s extraordinary comics art.
The Secret Agent
Secret terror cells, political conspiracy, police bungling, state-sponsored bomb plots. This is London, 1896. Set at a time of social upheaval and growing disparity between rich and poor, at the heart of this tale is a woman fighting to protect her young brother from exploitation and violence. In theatre O's trademark highly imaginative style, music hall and early cinema collide,
Typhoon (Barnes and Noble Digital Library)
Conrad's tale of life at sea follows steamship captain Tom Macwhirr—a man never afraid of the high seas' monstrous storms. But this time he meets a storm with which his ship may not be able to compete. Macwhirr's complex personality – a combination of courage and foolishness – is brought to bear on his battles with the ocean.
Under Western Eyes
Hailed as one of Joseph Conrad's finest literary achievements, this is the story of a young man unwittingly caught in the political turmoil of pre-Revolutionary czarist Russia. A gripping novel that ultimately questions our capacity for moral strength and the depths of human integrity. This new edition includes commentary and a reading group guide.