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  • Letters from a Stoic

    Letters from a Stoic
    av Seneca

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141395852

    Selected from the Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium, Seneca's Letters from a Stoic are a set of 'essays in disguise' from one of the most insightful philosophers of the Silver Age of Roman literature. This Penguin Classics edition is translated from the…

  • Thus Spoke Zarathustra

    Thus Spoke Zarathustra
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Storpocket - 1964 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441185

    'Enigmatic, vatic, emphatic, passionate . . . Nietzsche's works together make a unique statement in the literature of European ideas' A. C. GraylingNietzsche was one of the most revolutionary thinkers in Western philosophy, and Thus Spoke Zarathustr…

  • Meditations

    Meditations
    av Marcus Aurelius

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449334

    'Their icy blasts are refreshing and restorative. They tell you the worst. And having heard the worst, you feel less bad' Blake MorrisonWritten in Greek by the only Roman emperor who was also a philosopher, without any intention of publication, the…

  • Meditations

    Meditations
    av Marcus Aurelius

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141395869

    Originally written only for his personal consumption, Marcus Aurelius's Meditations has become a key text in the understanding of Roman Stoic philosophy. This Penguin Classics edition is translated with notes by Martin Hammond and an introduction by…

  • The Prince

    The Prince
    av Niccolo Machiavelli

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141395876

    Niccolo Machiavelli's brutally uncompromising manual of statecraft, The Prince is translated and edited with an introduction by Tim Parks in Penguin Classics.As a diplomat in turbulent fifteenth-century Florence, Niccolo Machiavelli knew how quickly…

  • Discourses and Selected Writings

    Discourses and Selected Writings
    av Epictetus

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449464

    The Discourses/Fragments/Enchiridion'I must die. But must I die bawling?'Epictetus, a Greek Stoic and freed slave, ran a thriving philosophy school in Nicopolis in the early second century AD. His animated discussions were celebrated for their rheto…

  • The Brothers Karamazov

    The Brothers Karamazov
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449242

    'The most magnificent novel ever written' Sigmund FreudThe murder of brutal landowner Fyodor Karamazov changes the lives of his sons irrevocably: Mitya, the sensualist, whose bitter rivalry with his father immediately places him under suspicion for…

  • War And Peace

    War And Peace
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241265543

    This beautiful Penguin Classics clothbound edition of Tolstoy's great novel is translated with an introduction and notes by Anthony Briggs, and with an afterword by Orlando Figes. At a glittering society party in St Petersburg in 1805, conversation…

  • War And Peace

    War And Peace
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447934

    'A book that you don't just read, you live' Simon SchamaTolstoy's magnificent epic begins at a glittering society party in St Petersburg in 1805, where conversations are dominated by the prospect of war. Terror swiftly engulfs the country as Napoleo…

  • Crime and Punishment

    Crime and Punishment
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449136

    'Dostoyevsky's finest masterpiece' John BayleyDostoyevsky's great novel of damnation and redemption evokes a world where the lines between innocence and corruption, good and evil, blur. It tells the story of Raskolnikov, a destitute and desperate fo…

  • Wuthering Heights

    Wuthering Heights
    av Emily Bronte

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439556

    The passionate love of Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff mirrors the powerful moods of the Yorkshire moors.

  • Beowulf

    Beowulf

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449310

    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 th…

  • Either/Or

    Either/Or

    Storpocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445770

    In Either/Or, using the voices of two characters - the aesthetic young man of part one, called simply 'A', and the ethical Judge Vilhelm of the second section - Kierkegaard reflects upon the search for a meaningful existence, contemplating subjects…

  • Eichmann in Jerusalem

    Eichmann in Jerusalem
    av Hannah Arendt

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143039884

    Hannah Arendt's portrayal of the terrible consequences of blind obedience, Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil contains an introduction by Amos Elon in Penguin Classics.Sparking a flurry of heated debate, Hannah Arendt's authorit…

  • 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 sea…

  • 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…

  • Metamorphoses

    Metamorphoses
    av Ovid

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447897

    'Still remarkably vivid. It is easier to read this for pure pleasure than just about any other ancient text' Nicholas Lezard, GuardianOvid's sensuous and witty poem begins with the creation of the world and brings together a dazzling array of mythol…

  • Capital

    Capital
    av Karl Marx

    Storpocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445688

    'A groundbreaking work of economic analysis. It is also a literary masterpice' Francis Wheen, GuardianOne of the most notorious and influential works of modern times, Capital is an incisive critique of private property and the social relations it ge…

  • Ecce Homo

    Ecce Homo
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Storpocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445152

    In late 1888, only weeks before his final collapse into madness, Nietzsche (1844-1900) set out to compose his autobiography, and Ecce Homo remains one of the most intriguing yet bizarre examples of the genre ever written. In this extraordinary work…

  • The Nicomachean Ethics

    The Nicomachean Ethics
    av Aristotle

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449495

    A profound examination of the nature of happiness by one of the giants of ancient Greek philosophyIn The Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle argues that happiness consists in 'activity of the soul in accordance with virtue' - for example, with moral virtu…

  • The Nicomachean Ethics

    The Nicomachean Ethics
    av Aristotle

    Storpocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455472

    One of the most important philosophical works of all time, in a new Penguin Classics translation by Adam Beresford 'Right and wrong is a human thing' What does it mean to be a good person? Aristotle's famous series of lectures on ethical topics ran…

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141192444

    Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. Th…

  • 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.

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143039952

    Literature's grandest evocation of life's journey, at once an ageless human story and an individual test of moral endurance, Homer's ancient Greek epic The Odyssey is translated by Robert Fagles with an introduction and notes by Bernard Knox in Peng…

  • A Study in Scarlet

    A Study in Scarlet
    av Arthur Conan Doyle

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141395524

    The Penguin English Library editionWhen Dr John Watson takes rooms in Baker Street with amateur detective Sherlock Holmes, he has no idea that he is about to enter a shadowy world of criminality and violence. Accompanying Holmes to an ill-omened hou…

  • A Study in Scarlet

    A Study in Scarlet
    av Arthur Conan Doyle

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241952894

    'There's a scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it.'From the moment Dr John Watson takes lodgings in Baker Street with the consulting detective…

  • A Study in Scarlet

    A Study in Scarlet
    av Arthur Conan Doyle

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140439083

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's A Study in Scarlet is the literary debut of the world's most famous fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, introduced by Iain Sinclair with notes by Ed Glinert in Penguin Classics.Convalescing in London after a disastrous exp…

  • Confessions

    Confessions
    av Saint Augustine

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141396897

    One of a major new Classics series - books that have changed the history of thought, in sumptuous, clothbound hardbacks.The son of a pagan father and a Christian mother, Saint Augustine spent his early years torn between conflicting faiths and world…

  • Confessions

    Confessions
    av Saint Augustine

    Storpocket - 1963 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441147

    'Give me chastity and continence, but not yet'The son of a pagan father and a Christian mother, Saint Augustine spent his early years torn between conflicting world-views. The Confessions, written when he was in his forties, recounts how, slowly and…

  • On Sparta

    On Sparta
    av Plutarch

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449433

    Plutarch's vivid and engaging portraits of the Spartans and their customs are a major source of our knowledge about the rise and fall of this remarkable Greek city-state between the sixth and third centuries BC. Through his Lives of Sparta's leaders…

  • Robinson Crusoe

    Robinson Crusoe
    av Daniel Defoe

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141393407

    Daniel Defoe's great masterpiece, in a gorgeous new clothbound edition designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith. These delectable and collectible Penguin editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into…

  • Rashomon and Seventeen Other Stories

    Rashomon and Seventeen Other Stories
    av Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449709

    Ryunosuke Akutagawa (1892-1927) is one of Japan's foremost stylists - a modernist master whose short stories are marked by highly original imagery, cynicism, beauty and wild humour. 'Rashoemon' and 'In a Bamboo Grove' inspired Kurosawa's magnificent…

  • The Analects

    The Analects
    av Confucius

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106852

    One of the most influential books in human history, in a revelatory new translation.China's first and greatest teacher, Confucius traveled from state to state as an itinerant philosopher. The Analects preserves his major teachings, as compiled by hi…

  • 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 mor…

  • Demons

    Demons
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441412

    Demons, also known as The Possessed or The Devils, is a dark masterpiece that evokes a world where the lines between and good and evil long ago became blurred. This Penguin Classics edition of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's Demons is translated by Robert A. M…

  • Middlemarch

    Middlemarch
    av George Eliot

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439549

    In nineteenth-century England, Dorthea Brooke's wishes to defy social conventions are inhibited by the strict nature of her surroundings.

  • Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness

    Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness
    av Ibn Fadlan

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455076

    In 922 AD, an Arab envoy from Baghdad named Ibn Fadlan encountered a party of Viking traders on the upper reaches of the Volga River. In his subsequent report on his mission he gave a meticulous and astonishingly objective description of Viking cust…

  • The Metaphysics

    The Metaphysics
    av Aristotle

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446197

    Aristotle's probing inquiry into some of the fundamental problems of philosophy, The Metaphysics is one of the classical Greek foundation-stones of western thought, translated from the with an introduction by Hugh Lawson-Tancred in Penguin Classics.…

  • The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh

    The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh
    av Vincent Van Gogh

    Storpocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446746

    A new selection of post-impressionist painter Vincent Van Gough's letters, The Letters of Vincent van Gogh put a human face on one of the most haunting figures in modern Western culture. In this Penguin Classics edition, the letters are selected and…

  • The Book of Chuang Tzu

    The Book of Chuang Tzu
    av Chuang Tzu

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455373

    The Book of Chuang Tzu draws together the stories, tales, jokes and anecdotes that have gathered around the figure of Chuang Tzu. One of the great founders of Taoism, Chaung Tzu lived in the fourth century BC and is among the most enjoyable and intr…

  • The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English (7th Edition)

    The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English (7th Edition)

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141197319

    'Probably the most important archaeological find in history ... Vermes' translations are a standard in the field' Los Angeles TimesThe discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls in the Judaean desert between 1947 and 1956 was one of the greatest finds of all…

  • The Pillow Book

    The Pillow Book
    av Sei Shonagon

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140448061

    A new translation of the idiosyncratic diary of a C10 court lady in Heian Japan. Along with the TALE OF GENJI, this is one of the major Japanese Classics.

  • The Birth of Tragedy

    The Birth of Tragedy
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Storpocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433395

    Nietzsche's first published book, The Birth of Tragedy is a compelling argument for the necessity of art in lifeThis landmark work of criticism is fuelled by Nietzsche's enthusiasms for Greek tragedy, the philosophy of Schopenhauer and the music of…

  • Ethics

    Ethics
    av Benedict de Spinoza

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435719

    'The noblest and most lovable of the great philosophers ... ethically he is supreme' Bertrand RussellPublished shortly after his death in 1677, the Ethics is Spinoza's greatest work - a fully cohesive philosophical system that strives to provide a p…

  • Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice

    Pocket - 2003 - 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.

  • On the Genealogy of Morals

    On the Genealogy of Morals
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141195377

    The companion book to Beyond Good and Evil, the three essays included here offer vital insights into Nietzsche's theories of morality and human psychology. Nietzsche claimed that the purpose of The Genealogy of Morals was to call attention to his p…

  • 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 TimesMary Shelley's chilling Gothic tale was conceived when she was only eighteen, living with her lover Percy Shelley on Lake Geneva…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • The Complete Poems

    The Complete Poems
    av Walt Whitman

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424515

    In 1855 Walt Whitman published Leaves of Grass, the work which defined him as one of America's most influential voices, and which he added to throughout his life. A collection of astonishing originality and intensity, it spoke of politics, sexual em…

  • 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…

  • What is Art?

    What is Art?
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Storpocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446425

    During his decades of world fame as a novelist, Tolstoy also wrote prolifically in a series of essays and polemics on issues of morality, social justice and religion. These works culminated in What is Art?, published in 1898. Impassioned and iconocl…

  • The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
    av Edward Gibbon

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433944

    Edward Gibbon's six-volume History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776-88) is among the most magnificent and ambitious narratives in European literature. Its subject is the fate of one of the world's greatest civilizations over thirtee…

  • Selected Works

    Selected Works
    av Cicero

    Storpocket - 1963 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440997

    Collecting the most incisive and influential writings of one of Rome's finest orators, Cicero's Selected Works is translated with an introduction by Michael Grant in Penguin Classics.Lawyer, philosopher, statesman and defender of Rome's Republic, Ci…

  • Timaeus and Critias

    Timaeus and Critias
    av Plato

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455045

    Timaeus and Critias is a Socratic dialogue in two parts. A response to an account of an ideal state told by Socrates, it begins with Timaeus's theoretical exposition of the cosmos and his story describing the creation of the universe, from its very…

  • Emma

    Emma
    av Jane Austen

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439587

    Content with her life and not interested in marriage, Emma Woodhouse, a rich and beautiful heiress, causes complications with her matchmaking schemes.

  • Emma

    Emma
    av Jane Austen

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107712

    This Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition celebrates 200 years of Austen's beloved novel. With a beautiful cover designed by illustrator Dadu Shin and comprehensive notes sourced from the Jane Austen Collection, this is an edition to be treasured by stud…

  • The Complete Poems

    The Complete Poems
    av Emily Bronte

    Storpocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140423525

    The poems of Emily Jane Bronte are passionate and powerful works that convey the vitality of the human spirit and of the natural world. Only twenty-one of her poems were published during her lifetime - this volume contains those and all others attri…

  • Notes from Underground and the Double

    Notes from Underground and the Double
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455120

    'That sense of the meaninglessness of existence that runs through much of twentieth-century writing - from Conrad and Kafka, to Beckett and beyond - starts in Dostoyevsky's work' Malcolm BradburyAlienated from society and paralysed by a sense of his…

  • The Idiot

    The Idiot
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447927

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky's The Idiot is an immaculate portrait of innocence tainted by the brutal reality of human greed. This Penguin Classics edition is translated from the Russian by David McDuff, with an introduction by William Mills Todd III.Returnin…