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  • A clockwork orange

    A clockwork orange
    av Anthony Burgess

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141182605

    Fifteen-year-old Alex doesn't just like ultra-violence - he also enjoys rape, drugs and Beethoven's ninth. He and his gang of droogs rampage through a dystopian future, hunting for terrible thrills.

  • Paradise Lost

    Paradise Lost
    av John Milton

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424393

    Penguin Classics relaunch. In "Paradise Lost", Milton produces a poem of epic scale, conjuring up a vast cosmos and ranging across huge tracts of space and time. And yet, in putting Satan and Adam and Eve at the centre of this story, he also created…

  • The Politics

    The Politics
    av Aristotle

    Storpocket - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444216

    Raising questions that are as relevant to modern society as they were to the ancient world, Aristotle's The Politics remains central to the study of political science millennia after its compilation. This Penguin Classics edition is translated from…

  • A Tale of Two Cities

    A Tale of Two Cities
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439600

    Penguin Classics relaunch.

  • Frankenstein

    Frankenstein
    av Mary Shelley

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439471

    One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World' 'That rare story to pass from literature into myth' The New York Times Mary Shelley's chilling Gothic tale was conceived when she was only eighteen, living with her lover Percy Shelley on Lake Gene…

  • Heart of Darkness

    Heart of Darkness
    av Joseph Conrad

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441672

    A haunting Modernist masterpiece and the inspiration for Francis Ford Coppola's Oscar-winning film Apocalypse Now, Heart of Darkness explores the limits of human experience and the nightmarish realities of imperialism. Conrad's narrator Marlow, a se…

  • Great Expectations

    Great Expectations
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439563

    A young orphan, Pip, receives a fortune from a mysterious benefactor and travels to London in order to become a gentleman

  • Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre
    av Charlotte Bronte

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441146

    'The masterwork of a great genius' William Makepeace Thackeray A novel of intense emotional power, heightened atmosphere and fierce intelligence, Jane Eyre dazzled and shocked readers with its passionate depiction of a woman's search for equality an…

  • The Analects

    The Analects
    av Confucius

    Storpocket - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443486

    'The Master said, "If a man sets his heart on benevolence, he will be free from evil"' The Analects are a collection of Confucius's sayings brought together by his pupils shortly after his death in 497 BC. Together they express a philosophy, or a mo…

  • The Conference of the Birds

    The Conference of the Birds
    av Farid Attar

    Storpocket - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444346

    Composed in the twelfth century in north-eastern Iran, Attar's great mystical poem is among the most significant of all works of Persian literature. A marvellous, allegorical rendering of the Islamic doctrine of Sufism - an esoteric system concerned…

  • Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice
    av Jane Austen

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439518

    In early nineteenth-century England, a spirited young woman copes with the suit of a snobbish gentleman, as well as the romantic entanglements of her four sisters.

  • The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders

    The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders
    av Daniel Defoe

    Storpocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433135

    Daniel Defoe's bawdy tale of a woman's struggle for independence and redemption, Moll Flanders is edited with an introduction and notes by David Blewett in Penguin Classics. Born in Newgate prison and abandoned six months later, Moll Flanders' drive…

  • A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies

    A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies
    av Bartolome Las Casas

    Storpocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445626

    Bartolome de Las Casas was the first and fiercest critic of Spanish colonialism in the New World. An early traveller to the Americas who sailed on one of Columbus's voyages, Las Casas was so horrified by the wholesale massacre he witnessed that he d…

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449112

    Chronicles the exploits and adventures of the warrior Odysseus as he struggles to return home to Ithaca and his beloved wife, Penelope, after the fall of Troy.

  • Gulliver's Travels

    Gulliver's Travels
    av Jonathan Swift

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439495

    Edited with an introduction by Robert DeMaria, Jr Chronology, further reading and notes Text based on the first edition of 1726 and reproduces all original illustrations ‘I felt something alive moving on my left Leg … when bending my Ey…

  • Agricola and Germania

    Agricola and Germania
    av Tacitus

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455403

    The Agricola is both a portrait of Julius Agricola - the most famous governor of Roman Britain and Tacitus' well-loved and respected father-in-law - and the first detailed account of Britain that has come down to us. It offers fascinating descriptio…

  • Sense and Sensibility

    Sense and Sensibility
    av Jane Austen

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439662

    In nineteenth-century England, two sisters are drawn into unhappy romances despite the cool judgement of one and the emotional intensity of the other.

  • The Good Soldier

    The Good Soldier
    av Ford Madox Ford

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441849

    The Dowells, a wealthy American couple, have been close friends with the Ashburnhams for years. Edward Ashburnham, a first-rate soldier, seems to be the perfect English gentleman, and Leonora his perfect wife, but beneath the surface their marriage…

  • The Histories

    The Histories
    av Herodotus

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449082

    'The first example of non-fiction, the text that underlies the entire discipline of history ... it is above all a treasure trove' Tom Holland One of the masterpieces of classical literature, The Histories describes how a small and quarrelsome band o…

  • The Saga of the Volsungs

    The Saga of the Volsungs
    av Jesse Byock

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447385

    The epic Viking Age stories that inspired J. R. R. Tolkien and Wagner's Ring cycle Written in thirteenth-century Iceland but based on ancient Norse poetry cycles, The Saga of the Volsungs combines mythology, legend and sheer human drama. It tells of…

  • Dracula

    Dracula

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439846

    Presents the tale of a bizarre Carpathian count who drinks human blood to stay alive, and the Englishman who knows his secret.

  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
    av Arthur Conan Doyle

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437713

    Collects a number of stories featuring Sherlock Holmes as he is pitted against the Ku Klux Klan, confronted by his archenemy Professor Moriarty, and outwitted by the most unlikely of persons. Original.

  • Northanger Abbey

    Northanger Abbey
    av Jane Austen

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439792

    'Jane Austen is a genius, and Northanger Abbey is hugely underrated' Martin Amis With its irrepressible heroine and playful literary games, Northanger Abbey is the most youthful and optimistic of Jane Austen's novels. It tells the story of young, im…

  • Mansfield Park

    Mansfield Park
    av Jane Austen

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439808

    'Full of the energies of discord - sibling rivalry, greed, ambition, illicit sexual passion and vanity' Margaret Drabble Jane Austen's profound, ambiguous third novel is the story of Fanny Price, who is accustomed to being the poor relation at Mansf…

  • North and South

    North and South
    av Elizabeth Gaskell

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434248

    As relevant now as when it was first published, Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South skilfully weaves a compelling love story into a clash between the pursuit of profit and humanitarian ideals. This Penguin Classics edition is edited with an introduc…

  • Utilitarianism and Other Essays

    Utilitarianism and Other Essays
    av Jeremy Bentham

    Storpocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140432725

    One of the most important nineteenth-century schools of thought, Utilitarianism propounds the view that the value or rightness of an action rests in how well it promotes the welfare of those affected by it, aiming for 'the greatest happiness of the…

  • The Blazing World and Other Writings

    The Blazing World and Other Writings
    av Margaret Cavendish

    Storpocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433722

    Flamboyant, theatrical and ambitious, Margaret Cavendish was one of the seventeenth century's most striking figures: a woman who ventured into the male spheres of politics, science, philosophy and literature. The Blazing World is a highly original w…

  • The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

    The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays
    av Oscar Wilde

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436068

    Lady Windermere's Fan/Salome/A Woman of No Importance/An Ideal Husband/A Florentine Tragedy/The Importance of Being Earnest 'To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness' The Importance of Being Earnest is…

  • The Prince

    The Prince
    av Niccolo Machiavelli, George Anthony Bull, Anthony Grafton

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449150

    "The Prince" shocked Europe on publication with its ruthless tactics for gaining absolute power and its abandonment of conventional morality. Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) came to be regarded as some by an agent of the Devil and his name taken for…

  • The Man Who Would Be King: Selected Stories of Rudyard Kipling

    The Man Who Would Be King: Selected Stories of Rudyard Kipling
    av Rudyard Kipling

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141442358

    Rudyard Kipling is one of the most magical storytellers in the English language. This new selection brings together the best of his short writings, following the development of his work over fifty years. They take us from the harsh, cruel, vividly r…

  • Candide, or Optimism

    Candide, or Optimism
    av Francois Voltaire

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455106

    'The prince of philosophical novels' John Updike In Candide, Voltaire threw down an audacious challenge to the philosophical views of the Enlightenment to create one of the most glorious satires of the eighteenth century. His eponymous hero is an in…

  • Persuasion

    Persuasion
    av Jane Austen

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439686

    'In Persuasion, Jane Austen is beginning to discover that the world is larger, more mysterious, and more romantic than she had supposed' Virginia Woolf Jane Austen's moving late novel of missed opportunities and second chances centres on Anne Ellio…

  • Lysistrata and Other Plays

    Lysistrata and Other Plays
    av Aristophanes

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140448146

    The Acharnians/The Clouds/Lysistrata 'We women have the salvation of Greece in our hands' Writing at a time of political and social crisis in Athens, the ancient Greek comic playwright Aristophanes was an eloquent, yet bawdy, challenger to the demag…

  • The Decameron

    The Decameron
    av Giovanni Boccaccio

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449303

    In the summer of 1348, as the Black Death ravages their city, ten young Florentines take refuge in the countryside... Taken from the Greek, meaning 'ten-day event', Boccaccio's Decameron sees his characters amuse themselves by each telling a story…

  • Democracy in America

    Democracy in America
    av Alexis Tocqueville

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447606

    A study of America's national government, egalitarian ideals, and character offers reflections on the effect of majority rule on the rights of individuals and provides insight into the rewards and responsibilities of a democratic government, in a ne…

  • Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    av William Wordsworth

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424423

    One of the major poets of Romanticism, Wordsworth epitomized the spirit of his age with his celebration of the natural world and the spontanous expression of feeling. This volume contains a rich selection from the most creative phase of his life, in…

  • Bleak House

    Bleak House
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439723

    Textual notes and a Dickens chronology accompany this satire of Victorian society built around an interminable suit at the Court of Chancery.

  • Villette

    Villette
    av Charlotte Bronte

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434798

    Fleeing a tragic past, Lucy Snowe leaves her home in England to pursue a career as a teacher at a girls' boarding school on the Continent, in this classic romantic novel that captures the narrator's ability to transform her mundane daily existence i…

  • The Hound of the Baskervilles

    The Hound of the Baskervilles
    av Arthur Conan Doyle

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437867

    One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World' The Hound of the Baskervilles gripped readers when it was first serialised and remains one of Sherlock Holmes's greatest and most popular adventures. Could the sudden death of Sir Charles Baskervil…

  • On the Good Life

    On the Good Life
    av Cicero

    Storpocket - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442441

    For the great Roman orator and statesman Cicero, 'the good life' was at once a life of contentment and one of moral virtue - and the two were inescapably intertwined. This volume brings together a wide range of his reflections upon the importance of…

  • Mary Barton

    Mary Barton
    av Elizabeth Gaskell

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434644

    Elizabeth Gaskell's remarkable first novel, Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life portrays a love that defies the rigid boundaries of class with tragic consequences. This Penguin Classics edition is edited with an introduction and notes by MacDonal…

  • Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    av Lord Byron

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424508

    Described as 'Mad, bad and dangerous to know' by one of his lovers, Lady Caroline Lamb, Lord Byron was the quintessential Romantic. Flamboyant, charismatic and brilliant, he remains almost as notorious for his life - as a political revolutionary, se…

  • Plays

    Plays
    av Anton Chekhov

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447330

    Five masterful dramatic works from one of the world's best-loved playwrights, Anton Chekhov's Plays is translated with notes by Peter Carson, and an introduction by Richard Gilman in Penguin Classics. At a time when the Russian theatre was dominated…

  • The Vinland Sagas

    The Vinland Sagas
    av Leifur Eiricksson

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447767

    The Saga of the Greenlanders and Eirik the Red's Saga contain the first ever descriptions of North America, a bountiful land of grapes and vines, discovered by Vikings five centuries before Christopher Columbus. Written down in the early thirteenth…

  • The Heptameron

    The Heptameron
    av Marguerite De Navarre

    Storpocket - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443554

    Five men and five women, seeking refuge in an abbey, share stories about the relationship between men and women, husbands and wives, and the individual and society

  • Njal's Saga

    Njal's Saga
    av Leifur Eiricksson

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447699

    Written in the thirteenth century, Njal's Saga is a story that explores perennial human problems-from failed marriages to divided loyalties, from the law's inability to curb human passions to the terrible consequences when decent men and women are s…

  • The Old Curiosity Shop

    The Old Curiosity Shop
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437423

    'His characters are marvellous, his insights wonderful ... You don't expect reality but you get something bigger and better' Ruth Rendell The Old Curiosity Shop was an instant bestseller that, even while it was criticized for its sentimentality, cap…

  • Buddhist Scriptures

    Buddhist Scriptures
    av Donald Lopez

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447583

    While Buddhism has no central text such as the Bible or the Koran, there is a powerful body of scripture from across Asia that encompasses the dharma, or the teachings of Buddha. This rich anthology brings together works from a broad historical and…

  • The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
    av Laurence Sterne

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439778

    Endlessly digressive, boundlessly imaginative and unmatched in its absurd and timeless wit, Laurence Sterne's The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman is edited with an introduction by Melvin New and Joan New, and includes a critical essa…

  • Early Irish Myths and Sagas

    Early Irish Myths and Sagas

    Storpocket - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443974

    First written down in the eighth century AD, these early Irish stories depict a far older world - part myth, part legend and part history. Rich with magic and achingly beautiful, they speak of a land of heroic battles, intense love and warrior ideal…