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  • Letters on England

    Letters on England
    av Francois Voltaire

    Storpocket - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443868

    Also known as the Lettres anglaises ou philosophiques, Voltaire's response to his exile in England offered the French public of 1734 a panoramic view of British culture. Perceiving them as a veiled attack against the ancien regime, however, the Fren…

  • I, Lalla

    I, Lalla
    av Lal Ded, Lal Ded Hoskote), (Tr.)

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143420781

    The poems of the fourteenth-century Kashmiri mystic Lal Ded, popularly known as Lalla, strike us like brief and blinding bursts of light. Emotionally rich yet philosophically precise, sumptuously enigmatic yet crisply structured, these poems are as…

  • Memoirs of My Life

    Memoirs of My Life
    av Edward Gibbon

    Pocket - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140432176

    Edward Gibbon was one of the world's greatest historians and a towering figure of his age. When he died in 1794 he left behind the unfinished drafts of his memoirs, which were posthumously edited by his friend Lord Sheffield. Recounting Gibbon's sic…

  • Humphry Clinker

    Humphry Clinker
    av Tobias Smollett

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441429

    Matthew Bramble, a gout-ridden misanthrope, travels Britain with his nephew, niece, spinster sister and man-servant, the trusty Humphry Clinker. In poor health, Bramble sees the world as one of degeneracy and raucous overcrowding, and will not hesit…

  • Lyrical Ballads

    Lyrical Ballads
    av Samuel Coleridge

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424621

    Originally put together by Wordsworth and Coleridge, this publication of English poetry, includes Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" and Wordsworth's "Tintern Abbey".

  • Little Dorrit

    Little Dorrit
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439969

    'In Little Dorrit, Dickens attacked English institutions with a ferocity that has never since been approached' George Orwell A masterly evocation of the state and psychology of imprisonment, Little Dorrit is one of the supreme works of Dickens's mat…

  • Oroonoko, the Rover and Other Works

    Oroonoko, the Rover and Other Works
    av Aphra Behn

    Storpocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433388

    When Prince Oroonoko's passion for the virtuous Imoinda arouses the jealousy of his grandfather, the lovers are cast into slavery and transported from Africa to the colony of Surinam. Oroonoko's noble bearing soon wins the respect of his English cap…

  • The Wonderful O: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    The Wonderful O: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    av James Thurber

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143130420

    Great American humorist James Thurber's beloved, madcap, and eerily timely fairy tale about an island society robbed of the wonders of the letter O--in a stunning Deluxe Edition featuring flaps, deckle-edged paper, and the original, full-color illus…

  • Rameau's Nephew / D'alembert's Dream

    Rameau's Nephew / D'alembert's Dream
    av Denis Diderot

    Storpocket - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441734

    One of the key figures of the French Enlightenment, Denis Diderot was a passionate critic of conventional morality, society and religion. Among his greatest and most well-known works, these two dialogues are dazzling examples of his radical scientif…

  • Selected Poems: Tennyson

    Selected Poems: Tennyson
    av Alfred Lord Tennyson

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424430

    As Poet Laureate during much of Queen Victoria's reign, Alfred Lord Tennyson's spellbinding poetry epitomized the Victorian age, and Selected Poems is edited with an introduction and notes by Christopher Ricks. 'Into the jaw of Death Into the mouth…

  • The Awakening

    The Awakening
    av Kate Chopin

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780704338227

    Edna Pontellier, a young married woman with two small children gradually awakens, to her individuality and sexuality and experiences love outside of her passionless marriage.

  • The War of the Worlds

    The War of the Worlds
    av H. G. Wells

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441030

    The first modern-day science-fiction story about the possibilities of intelligent life on distant planets follows an English astronomer, an artilleryman, a country curate, and others, as they struggle to survive and stop the invasion of Earth by Mar…

  • The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

    The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini
    av Benvenuto Cellini

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447187

    Benvenuto Cellini was a celebrated Renaissance sculptor and goldsmith - a passionate craftsman who was admired and resented by the most powerful political and artistic personalities in sixteenth-century Florence, Rome and Paris. He was also a murder…

  • The Complete Plays

    The Complete Plays
    av Christopher Marlowe

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436334

    Marlowe's seven plays dramatise the fatal lure of potent forces, whether religious, occult or erotic. In the victories of Tamburlaine, Faustus's encounters with the demonic, the irreverence of Barabas in THE JEW OF MALTA, and the humiliation of Edwa…

  • Tales from the Thousand and One Nights

    Tales from the Thousand and One Nights

    Storpocket - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442892

    A selection of the tales told by Shahrazad in an attempt to save her life, including "The Young Woman and Her Five Lovers," "The Fisherman and the Jinnee," "The Historic Fart," and "The Tale of Kafur the Black Eunuch."

  • The Nun

    The Nun
    av Denis Diderot

    Storpocket - 1974 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443004

    In 1758 Diderot's friend the Marquis de Croismare became interested in the cause celebre of a nun who was appealing to be allowed to leave a Paris convent. Less than a year later, in an affectionate attempt to trick his friend, Diderot created this…

  • The Social Contract

    The Social Contract
    av Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442014

    'Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains' These are the famous opening words of a treatise that has not ceased to stir debate since its publication in 1762. Rejecting the view that anyone has a natural right to wield authority over others,…

  • Georgics

    av Virgil

    Pocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444148

    A eulogy to Italy as the temperate land of perpetual spring, and a celebration of the values of rustic piety.

  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
    av Burrows

    Storpocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140422955

    A New Year's feast at King Arthur's court is interrupted by the appearance of a gigantic Green Knight, resplendent on horseback. He challenges any one of Arthur's men to behead him, provided that if he survives he can return the blow a year later. S…

  • The Cossacks and Other Stories

    The Cossacks and Other Stories
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449594

    In 1851, at the age of twenty-two, Tolstoy joined the Russian army and travelled to the Caucasus as a soldier. The four years that followed were among the most significant in his life, and deeply influenced the stories collected here. Begun in 1852…

  • Two Lives of Charlemagne

    Two Lives of Charlemagne
    av Einhard, Einhard, Notker the Stammerer

    Häftad - 1969 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442137

    Two revealingly different accounts of the life of the most important figure of the Roman Empire Charlemage, known as the father of Europe, was one of the most powerful and dynamic of all medieval rulers. The biographies brought together here provide…

  • Letters from My Windmill

    Letters from My Windmill
    av Alphonse Daudet, Frederick Davies

    Pocket - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443349

    Alphonse Daudet's novels established him as the most successful writer in France by the end of the XIX century. Throughout his working life in Paris Daudet never lost his almost umbilical attachment to Provence. Here, he presents tales of that regio…

  • Jacques the Fatalist

    Jacques the Fatalist
    av Denis Diderot

    Storpocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444728

    Denis Diderot (1713-1784) was among the greatest writers of the Enlightenment, and in Jacques the Fatalist he brilliantly challenged the artificialities of conventional French fiction of his age. Riding through France with his master, the servant Ja…

  • Hrafnkel's Saga and Other Icelandic Stories

    Hrafnkel's Saga and Other Icelandic Stories

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442380

    Written around the thirteenth century AD by Icelandic monks, the seven tales collected here offer a combination of pagan elements tightly woven into the pattern of Christian ethics. They take as their subjects figures who are heroic, but do not fit…

  • Beowulf

    av David Wright

    Pocket - 1957 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440706

    "Beowulf" is the greatest surviving work of literature in Old English, unparalleled in its epic grandeur and scope. It tells the story of the heroic Beowulf and of his battles, first with the monster Grendel, who has laid waste to the great hall of…

  • Rome and Italy

    Rome and Italy

    Storpocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443882

    Books VI-X of Livy's monumental work trace Rome's fortunes from its near collapse after defeat by the Gauls in 386 bc to its emergence, in a matter of decades, as the premier power in Italy, having conquered the city-state of Samnium in 293 bc. In t…

  • Daisy Miller

    Daisy Miller
    av Henry James

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441344

    Travelling in Europe with her family, Daisy Miller, an exquisitely beautiful young American woman, presents her fellow-countryman Winterbourne with a dilemma he cannot resolve. Is she deliberately flouting social convention in the outspoken way she…

  • Caleb Williams

    Caleb Williams
    av William Godwin

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441238

    When honest young Caleb Williams comes to work as a secretary for Squire Falkland, he soon begins to suspect that his new master is hiding a terrible secret. But as he digs deeper into Falkland's past and finally unearths the guilty truth, the resul…

  • The Book of the City of Ladies

    The Book of the City of Ladies
    av de Pisan Christine, Rosalind Brown-Grant, de Pisan Christine

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446890

    Christine de Pizan (c.1364 1430) was France's first professional woman of letters. Her pioneering Book of the City of Ladies begins when, feeling frustrated and miserable after reading a male writer's tirade against women, Christine has a dreamlike…

  • Persian Letters

    Persian Letters
    av Baron Montesquieu

    Storpocket - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442816

    This richly evocative novel-in-letters tells the story of two Persian noblemen who have left their country - the modern Iran - to journey to Europe in search of wisdom. As they travel, they write home to wives and eunuchs in the harem and to friends…

  • The Barber of Seville and The Marriage of Figaro

    The Barber of Seville and The Marriage of Figaro
    av Pierre-Augustin Beaumarchais

    Storpocket - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441338

    A French courtier, secret agent, libertine and adventurer, Beaumarchais (1732-99) was also author of two sparkling plays about the scoundrelly valet Figaro - triumphant successes that were used as the basis of operas by Mozart and Rossini. A highly…

  • The Miser and Other Plays

    The Miser and Other Plays
    av Jean-Baptiste Moliere

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447286

    Moliere combined all the traditional elements of comedy - wit, slapstick, spectacle and satire - to create richly sophisticated and enduringly popular dramas. The Miser is the story of Harpagon, a mean-spirited old man who becomes obsessed with maki…

  • Buddhist Scriptures

    Buddhist Scriptures
    av Edward Conze

    Pocket - 1959 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440881

    A volume of key writings on the Buddha, collected from a variety of languages and traditions While Buddhism has no central text comparable to the Bible or Koran, there is a powerful body of scripture from across Asia that encompasses the dharma, or…

  • Four Histories

    Four Histories
    av Peter Davison

    Storpocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434507

    The volume contains Richard II, Henry IV Part One, henry IV Part Two, and Henry V. Each play possesses its own distinctive mood, tone and style, and together they inhabit the turbulent period of change from the usurpation of the throne of Richard II…

  • Gun for Sale

    Gun for Sale
    av Graham Greene

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143039303

    Raven is an ugly man dedicated to ugly deeds. His cold-blooded killing of a European Minister of War is an act of violence with chilling repercussions, not just for Raven himself but for the nation as a whole. The money he receives in payment for th…

  • The Aeneid

    The Aeneid
    av Virgil

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440515

    Aeneas the True - son of Venus and of a mortal father - escapes from Troy after it is sacked by the conquering Greeks. He undergoes many trials and adventures on a long sea journey, from a doomed love affair in Carthage with the tragic Queen Dido to…

  • The Cid, the Cinna, the Theatrical Illusion

    The Cid, the Cinna, the Theatrical Illusion
    av Pierre Corneille

    Storpocket - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443127

    The Cid, Corneille's masterpiece set in medieval Spain, was the first great work of French classical drama; Cinna, written three years later in 1641, is a tense political drama, while The Theatrical Illusion, an earlier work, is reminiscent of Shake…

  • The Prelude

    The Prelude
    av William Wordsworth

    Storpocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433692

    First published in July 1850, shortly after Wordsworth's death, The Prelude was the culmination of over fifty years of creative work. The great Romantic poem of human consciousness, it takes as its theme 'the growth of a poet's mind': leading the re…

  • The Athenian Constitution

    The Athenian Constitution
    av Aristotle

    Storpocket - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444315

    Presents Aristotles's famous history of the Athenian Consitution.

  • Gorgias

    av Plato

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449044

    Taking the form of a dialogue between Socrates, Gorgias, Polus and Callicles, GORGIAS debates perennial questions about the nature of government and those who aspire to public office. Are high moral standards essential or should we give our preferen…

  • The Misanthrope and Other Plays

    The Misanthrope and Other Plays
    av Jean-Baptiste Moliere

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447309

    In the seventeenth century, Moliere raised comedy to the pitch of great art and, three centuries later, his plays are still a source of delight. He created a new synthesis from the major comic traditions at his disposal. This collection demonstrates…

  • Early Socratic Dialogues

    Early Socratic Dialogues
    av Emlyn-Jones Chris

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455038

    Rich in drama and humour, they include the controversial Ion, a debate on poetic inspiration; Laches, in which Socrates seeks to define bravery; and Euthydemus, which considers the relationship between philosophy and politics.

  • Presence: Collected Stories: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    Presence: Collected Stories: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    av Arthur Miller

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143108474

    The collected short fiction of America's leading dramatist of the 20th century in a Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition Though best known for creating some of the greatest dramas of the twentieth century, Arthur Miller was also a master of the short st…

  • The Rule of Benedict

    The Rule of Benedict
    av Saint Benedict of Nursia

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449969

    St Benedict's inspirational work has been guiding Benedictine monks for fifteen centuries, and the Penguin Classics edition of The Rule of Benedict is translated with an introduction and notes by Carolinne White. Founder of a monastery at Monte Cass…

  • The Age of Bede

    The Age of Bede
    av Bede

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447279

    This selection of writings from the sixth and seventh century AD provides a powerful insight into the early history of the Christian Church in England and Ireland. From Bede's Life of Cuthbert and Lives of the Abbots of Wearmouth and Jarrow to the a…