Argo Classics - The Secret Agent (Argo Classics): Abridged edition

By Joseph Conrad, Read by Tim Pigott-Smith

William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time.

Intrigue, espionage, and anarchy abound in what is still considered Conrad’s finest novel. Adolf Verloc, a Russian spy working for the police, is embroiled in a plot to blow up the Greenwich Observatory. When the attack goes awry, Verloc must face the consequences.

Beloved star of the screen and stage, Tim Pigott Smith provides a thrilling narration of this strikingly relevant tale.

Format: Audio-Book
Release Date: 29 Oct 2020
Pages: None
ISBN: 978-0-00-844761-8
Detailed Edition: Abridged edition
Polish-born Joseph Conrad is regarded as a highly influential author, and his works are seen as a precursor to modernist literature. His often tragic insight into the human condition in novels such as Heart of Darkness and The Secret Agent is unrivalled by his contemporaries.