Retold by Nancy Timmins
Activities by Louis Vaughan
Mr Verloc, the secret agent, has a shop in London. He lives there peacefully with his wife Winnie, her mother and her brother, Stevie.
When Mr Verloc becomes involved in an anarchist plot to blow up the Greenwich Royal Observatory, things go disastrously wrong. Mr Verloc's job as a secret agent leads to tragic consequences for him and all his family.
Time and the Greenwich Royal Observatory
Espionage in English Fiction