Books tagged: joseph conrad

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The Secret Agent
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Series: Crossroad Press Classics, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In the only novel Conrad set in London, The Secret Agent communicates a profoundly ironic view of human affairs. The story is woven around an attack on the Greenwich Observatory in 1894 masterminded by Verlac, a Russian spy working for the police, and ostensibly a member of an anarchist group in Soho.
People Like You
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Price: Free! Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Screenplays » History
This is the story of how an alcoholic lesbian woman created history by making Alcoholic Anonymous a household word. This is the nuts and bolts of how Alcoholics Anonymous gained recognition and support of the Medical Community. Mrs Marty Mann single handely elevated Alcoholism from bad behavior to a public health issue.Alcoholics and GLBT persons will want to read it.
The Story of 25 Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
STANLEY PLATT HAS BEEN THROWN TO HIS DEATH. It will take a few seconds to drop 25 stories to hard pavement. But in those few seconds, he will LIVE. And he will SOLVE HIS OWN MURDER! A short story of murder, commerce, and art by Eric "Cruel" Cline, whose work has appeared in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine.
The Tahiti Syndrome-Hawaiian Style
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 172,800. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
The Tahiti Syndrome Hawaiian Style is an introspective journey taken under sail into the very heart of the Great Pacific Ocean to the magnificent Hawaiian archipelago. The author seeks life and love while attempting to ascertain the meaning of life as seen from the deck of a 52 foot ketch, the sailing vessel Maiatla II.
Study Guide: Heart of Darkness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 and represented by Hodder Publishing. Category: Fiction » Classics
Let’s be honest: sometimes you're asked to read an “important” book that you don't want or have time to read. Sometimes you try and it’s just so boring and impenetrable that you can’t get through it. And then, even worse, sometimes you’re asked to take a test or write a paper about it. If that sounds familiar, then this study guide was designed for you
The Nature of a Crime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,730. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
After gambling with, and losing, money from his employer’s estate and fearing that discovery and a prison sentence is around the corner, the narrator decides to end his life rather than face up to the disgrace. His last act on earth is to write a suicide note to the woman he has always loved - explaining everything and reminiscing on their relationship.
Literature Help: The Secret Agent
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 60 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 229. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale” by Joseph Conrad was first published in 1907. The novel is focused upon the life of Mr. Verloc and his job as a spy. The story is set in London in 1886. Most of the novels written by Joseph Conrad tell his typical tales of seafaring, but “The Secret Agent” is one of Conrad’s later political novels.
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad: A Study Guide
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Series: Study Guides, Book 10. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of this classic piece of literature? This guide places the novella in its historical context and through more than 80 in-depth questions guides the reader to a deeper understanding of the themes, and characters of the text. Even if you know this text well, you will gain new insights.