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CONRAD, J.: Secret Agent (The) (Unabridged)

Joseph Conrad’s The Secret Agent is a tale of anarchism, espionage and terrorism. Our agent, a man named Mr Verloc, minds his own business while he keeps his shop in London’s Soho, alongside his wife, who attends to her aged mother and disabled brother. Their lives are turned upside down when Verloc is reluctantly employed to plant a bomb and destroy an observatory in London. What was once the perfect bomb plot inevitably turns awry and Verloc, his family and his associates are forced to face the consequences. Conrad’s later political novel bears all the hallmarks of his captivating style: The Secret Agent brims with melodious and poetic language, alongside crystal-clear psychological insights that could only be the work of a uniquely gifted storyteller.



Disc 1

  The Secret Agent (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 1 00:08:13
2.   Play with flash player His prominent, heavy - lidded eyes rolled sideways… 00:08:14
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 2 00:07:09
4.   Play with flash player The polished knockers of the doors gleamed… 00:06:05
5.   Play with flash player 'We are not very satisfied with the attitude of the police here,'… 00:06:23
6.   Play with flash player Mr. Vladimir, First Secretary, had a drawing - room reputation… 00:06:47
7.   Play with flash player This flight of fancy provoked something like a faint smile… 00:06:36
8.   Play with flash player 'You give yourself for an "agent provocateur".' 00:07:26
9.   Play with flash player Mr. Vladimir shrugged his shoulders. 00:07:43
10.   Play with flash player A murderous attempt on a restaurant or a theatre… 00:08:44


Disc 2

  The Secret Agent (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player This perfectly gratuitous suggestion caused Mr. Verloc… 00:05:41
2.   Play with flash player The theory was that Mr Verloc would have been inexpressibly… 00:05:21
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 3 00:08:10
4.   Play with flash player Michaelis pursued his idea – the idea of his solitary reclusion… 00:08:02
5.   Play with flash player The famous terrorist had never in his life raised… 00:07:11
6.   Play with flash player Michaelis gave no sign of having heard anything. 00:08:35
7.   Play with flash player Positively he did not know how to speak to the lad. 00:06:01
8.   Play with flash player Mr. Verloc, in the same position, cleared his throat… 00:06:33
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 4 00:08:40
10.   Play with flash player 'Proof of what Dealing in explosives…' 00:08:51


Disc 3

  The Secret Agent (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Ossipon could not restrain a start of indignation. 00:08:04
2.   Play with flash player The little man seemed already to have considered that point… 00:07:44
3.   Play with flash player 'He told me it was going to be a demonstration…' 00:08:38
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 5 00:07:28
5.   Play with flash player In the dark patches of the orbits the eyeballs glimmered… 00:07:24
6.   Play with flash player Chief Inspector Heat, an efficient officer of his department… 00:07:54
7.   Play with flash player A convenient train whirled him up to town… 00:07:01
8.   Play with flash player But the reception they got departed from tradition… 00:07:44
9.   Play with flash player Catching thieves was another matter altogether. 00:05:50
10.   Play with flash player The near presence of that strange emotional phenomenon… 00:05:56


Disc 4

  The Secret Agent (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player He entered his club to play from five to seven… 00:01:27
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 6 00:07:38
3.   Play with flash player If he could not give the great and curious lady… 00:08:29
4.   Play with flash player The disappearance of the last piece of money… 00:07:21
5.   Play with flash player He caught on the latter's face not only the complacency… 00:07:25
6.   Play with flash player His Chief Inspector, if not an absolutely worthy foeman… 00:08:03
7.   Play with flash player Moreover, besides being legal and expedient… 00:07:50
8.   Play with flash player But it was immediately followed by the reflection… 00:08:41
9.   Play with flash player No later than next afternoon my man turned up… 00:08:04
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 7 00:09:07


Disc 5

  The Secret Agent (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 'However, this is an imperfect world…' 00:07:48
2.   Play with flash player I want your authority to give him such assurances… 00:06:59
3.   Play with flash player 'He's ready to go now,' he exclaimed in a whisper… 00:05:07
4.   Play with flash player He was satisfied by the subtle modification… 00:05:57
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 8 00:07:17
6.   Play with flash player A division, on the other hand… 00:07:12
7.   Play with flash player The cabby turned at him… 00:06:50
8.   Play with flash player As regards Winnie's sisterly devotion… 00:06:40
9.   Play with flash player Before the door of one of these tiny houses… 00:06:15
10.   Play with flash player Stevie, though apt to forget mere facts… 00:07:40
11.   Play with flash player It was a bad world. Bad! Bad! 00:05:43


Disc 6

  The Secret Agent (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player She cast a swift glance at the boy… 00:08:17
2.   Play with flash player This speech, becoming the solicitude of the wife… 00:07:56
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 9 00:07:41
4.   Play with flash player But, in truth, Stevie moped in the striking fashion… 00:07:07
5.   Play with flash player 'You too seem to have grown quite fond of him of late,'… 00:07:10
6.   Play with flash player 'I don't know what you mean,' remarked his wife… 00:07:03
7.   Play with flash player But talking round that vital point… 00:07:18
8.   Play with flash player Mr. Verloc had done no more than put on his overcoat. 00:06:45
9.   Play with flash player Private Citizen Heat entered the street… 00:07:19
10.   Play with flash player 'Michaelis,' confessed Mrs. Verloc… 00:07:39


Disc 7

  The Secret Agent (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Mrs. Verloc pressed her ear to the keyhole… 00:07:38
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 10 00:07:30
3.   Play with flash player The great man manifested no surprise… 00:07:15
4.   Play with flash player 'Pardon me. I don't think so.' 00:09:05
5.   Play with flash player He left the drawing - room hurriedly… 00:08:18
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 11 00:06:13
7.   Play with flash player He noticed all these things now for the first time… 00:08:23
8.   Play with flash player In all the eventualities he had foreseen… 00:06:49
9.   Play with flash player He perceived that his wife had sat up. 00:06:10
10.   Play with flash player Mrs. Verloc, in common with other human beings… 00:07:19


Disc 8

  The Secret Agent (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 'Might have been father and son.' 00:08:21
2.   Play with flash player 'You must reckon on me being two years away from you,'… 00:08:02
3.   Play with flash player This shaking piece of forgetfulness stimulated Mrs. Verloc's intelligence. 00:08:04
4.   Play with flash player This man, hurt cruelly in his vanity… 00:08:07
5.   Play with flash player They were spoken because Mr. Verloc… 00:08:57
6.   Play with flash player Mrs. Verloc was coming. 00:08:03
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 12 00:07:41
8.   Play with flash player She floundered over the doorstep head forward… 00:06:50
9.   Play with flash player In comparison with his usual amatory speculations… 00:05:16
10.   Play with flash player Ossipon let that pass, and took up his running. 00:05:55


Disc 9

  The Secret Agent (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player There were suggestions of triumph, relief… 00:08:42
2.   Play with flash player Suddenly she clutched at her breast… 00:07:27
3.   Play with flash player A yell coming from the innermost depths of his chest… 00:08:15
4.   Play with flash player Ossipon groped his way back through the stuffy atmosphere… 00:06:53
5.   Play with flash player Mrs. Verloc, as if relieved by the outburst… 00:07:35
6.   Play with flash player In the other case I mean if he had his account… 00:06:02
7.   Play with flash player He spoke scientifically in his secret fear. 00:08:05
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 13 00:07:01
9.   Play with flash player But rolling to the feast on the top of the omnibus… 00:08:05
10.   Play with flash player The stewardess fetched the chief steward… 00:07:59

Total Playing Time: 11:07:56






Author(s):
Conrad, Joseph

Reader(s):
Horovitch, David

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Catalogue No: NA0187

Barcode: 9781843798675

Release Date: 2014

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