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  • A Grain of Wheat

    A Grain of Wheat
    av Ngugi wa Thiong'o

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141186993

    A masterly story of myth, rebellion, love, friendship and betrayal from one of Africa's great writers, Ngugi wa Thiong'o's A Grain of Wheat includes an introduction by Abdulrazak Gurnah, author of By the Sea, in Penguin Modern Classics. It is 1963 a…

  • Women, Race & Class

    Women, Race & Class
    av Angela Y. Davis

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241408407

    Ranging from the age of slavery to contemporary injustices, this groundbreaking history of race, gender and class inequality by the radical political activist Angela Davis offers an alternative view of female struggles for liberation. Tracing the in…

  • Notes of a Native Son

    Notes of a Native Son
    av James Baldwin

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241334003

    'The story of the negro in America is the story of America ... it is not a very pretty story' James Baldwin's breakthrough essay collection made him the voice of his generation. Ranging over Harlem in the 1940s, movies, novels, his preacher father a…

  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman
    av Arthur Miller

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141182742

    Arthur Miller's extraordinary masterpiece, Death of a Salesman changed the course of modern theatre, and has lost none of its power as an examination of American life. 'A man is not an orange. You can't eat the fruit and throw the peel away' Willy…

  • Ways of Seeing

    Ways of Seeing
    av John Berger

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141035796

    Based on the BBC television series, John Berger's Ways of Seeing is a unique look at the way we view art, published as part of the Penguin on Design series in Penguin Modern Classics. 'Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before…

  • One Hundred Years of Solitude

    One Hundred Years of Solitude
    av Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141184999

    Reissue in Penguin Modern Classics. One of the 20th century's enduring works, One Hundred Years of Solitude is a widely beloved and acclaimed novel known throughout the world, and the ultimate achievement in a Nobel Prize–winning career. The n…

  • The Plague

    The Plague
    av Albert Camus

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141185132

    The Plague is Albert Camus's world-renowned fable of fear and courage The townspeople of Oran are in the grip of a deadly plague, which condemns its victims to a swift and horrifying death. Fear, isolation and claustrophobia follow as they are forc…

  • Silent Spring

    Silent Spring
    av Rachel Carson

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141184944

    Rachel Carson's Silent Spring alerted a large audience to the environmental and human dangers of indiscriminate use of pesticides, spurring revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. This Penguin Modern Classics edition in…

  • Pedagogy of the Oppressed

    Pedagogy of the Oppressed
    av Paulo Freire

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241301111

    'The foremost work on the key democratic task: helping people to identify and challenge the sources of their oppression ... a transformative text' George Monbiot, Guardian Arguing that 'education is freedom', Paulo Freire's radical international cla…

  • Things Fall Apart

    Things Fall Apart
    av Chinua Achebe

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141186887

    First time in Modern Classics. Things Fall Apart is one of the modern age's defining books - the book that marked African independence and in one leap created a powerful, vivid Nigerian literature. An incomparable story, told in a way that still see…

  • Confessions of a Mask

    Confessions of a Mask
    av Yukio Mishima

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241301197

    'There is in this world a kind of desire like stinging pain' A Japanese teenager is overcome with longing for his male classmate. He imagines his body punctured with arrows, like the body of St Sebastian in the painting that obsesses him. Over and o…

  • Black Skin, White Masks

    Black Skin, White Masks
    av Frantz Fanon

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241396667

    'This century's most compelling theorist of racism and colonialism' Angela Davis 'Fanon is our contemporary ... In clear language, in words that can only have been written in the cool heat of rage, Fanon showed us the internal theatre of racism' Deb…

  • The Wretched of the Earth

    The Wretched of the Earth
    av Frantz Fanon

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141186542

    'This century's most compelling theorist of racism and colonialism' Angela Davis Written at the height of the Algerian war for independence from French colonial rule and first published in 1961, Frantz Fanon's Wretched of the Earth has provided insp…

  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    A Streetcar Named Desire
    av Tennessee Williams

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141190273

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire is the tale of a catastrophic confrontation between fantasy and reality, embodied in the characters of Blanche DuBois and Stanley Kowalski. This Penguin Modern Classics edit…

  • The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

    The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
    av John le Carre

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141194523

    From the master of spy thrillers, John le Carré's The Spy Who Came in from the Cold is a gripping story of love and betrayal at the height of the Cold War. This Penguin Modern Classics edition includes an afterword by the author and an introduction…

  • The Origins of Totalitarianism

    The Origins of Totalitarianism
    av Hannah Arendt

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241316757

    'How could such a book speak so powerfully to our present moment? The short answer is that we, too, live in dark times' Washington Post Hannah Arendt's chilling analysis of the conditions that led to the Nazi and Soviet totalitarian regimes is a war…

  • Haunting of Hill House

    Haunting of Hill House
    av Shirley Jackson

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141191447

    Four seekers have arrived at the rambling old pile known as Hill House: Dr Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of psychic phenomena; Theodora, his lovely assistant; Luke, the future inheritor of the estate; and Eleanor, a friendle…

  • The Hearing Trumpet

    The Hearing Trumpet
    av Leonora Carrington

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141187990

    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ALI SMITH A classic of fantastic literature, Leonora Carrington's The Hearing Trumpet is the occult twin to Alice in Wonderland, published with an introduction by Ali Smith in Penguin Modern Classics. One of the first things…

  • Orientalism


    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141187426

    Surveys the history and nature of Western attitudes towards the East, considering orientalism as a powerful European ideological creation - a way for writers, philosophers and colonial administrators to deal with the 'otherness' of eastern culture,…

  • Of Mice and Men

    Of Mice and Men
    av John Steinbeck

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141185101

    Drifters in search of work, George and his childlike friend Lennie, have nothing in the world except the clothes on their back - and a dream that one day they will have some land of their own.

  • Nausea

    av Jean-Paul Sartre

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141185491

    Jean-Paul Sartre's first published novel, Nausea is both an extended essay on existentialist ideals, and a profound fictional exploration of a man struggling to restore a sense of meaning to his life. This Penguin Modern Classics edition is translat…

  • Sweet Thursday

    Sweet Thursday
    av Mr John Steinbeck

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141185521

    In Monterey, on the California Coast, Sweet Thursday is what they call the day after Lousy Wednesday - one of those days that's just bad from the start. But Sweet Thursday is sunny and clear, a day when anything can happen. Returning to the scene of…

  • East of Eden

    East of Eden
    av Mr John Steinbeck

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141185071

    'There is only one book to a man,' Steinbeck wrote of East of Eden, his most ambitious novel. Set in the rich farmland of the Salinas Valley, California, this powerful, often brutal novel, follows the intertwined destinies of two families - the Tras…

  • On Photography

    On Photography

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141035789

    Features a critique of photography that asks forceful questions about the moral and aesthetic issues surrounding this art form. This title examines the ways in which we use these omnipresent images to manufacture a sense of reality and authority in…

  • The Waves

    The Waves
    av Virginia Woolf

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141182711

    A formally innovative work of modernist fiction, Virginia Woolf's The Waves is edited with an introduction by Kate Flint in Penguin Modern Classics. More than any of Virginia Woolf's other novels, The Waves conveys the full complexity and richness o…

  • A Maigret Christmas

    A Maigret Christmas
    av Georges Simenon

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241356746

    Three seasonal stories set in Paris at Christmas, from the celebrated creator of Inspector Maigret. It is Christmas in Paris, but beneath the sparkling lights and glittering decorations lie sinister deeds and dark secrets... This collection brings t…

  • The Beauty of Everyday Things

    The Beauty of Everyday Things
    av Soetsu Yanagi

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241366356

    "Radical and inspiring ... Yanagi's vision puts the connection between heart and hand before the transient and commercial" - Edmund de Waal The daily lives of ordinary people are replete with objects, common things used in commonplace settings. Thes…

  • Discipline and Punish

    Discipline and Punish
    av Michel Foucault

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241386019

    'Imaginative, illuminating and innovative' The New York Times Book Review The grisly spectacle of public executions and torture of centuries ago has been replaced by the penal system in western society - but has anything really changed? In his revol…

  • The Fountainhead

    The Fountainhead
    av Ayn Rand

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141188621

    Her first major literary success, Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead is an exalted view of her Objectivist philosophy, portraying a visionary artist struggling against the dull, conformist dogma of his peers; a book of ambition, power, gold and love, publi…

  • Another Country

    Another Country
    av James Baldwin

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141186375

    'A masterwork... an almost unbearable, tumultuous, blood-pounding experience' Washinton Post When Another Country appeared in 1962, it caused a literary sensation. James Baldwin's masterly story of desire, hatred and violence opens with the unforget…

  • Demian

    av Hermann Hesse

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241307434

    Demian is a coming-of-age story that follows a young boy's maturation as he grapples with good and evil, lightness and darkness, and forges alternatives to the ever-present corruption and suffering that he sees all around him. Crucial to this develo…

  • Requiem for a Dream

    Requiem for a Dream
    av Hubert Selby Jr.

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141195667

    Harry Goldfarb, heroin addict and son of lonely widow Sara, cares only about enjoying the good life with girlfriend Marion and best friend Tyrone C Love, and making the most of all the hash, poppers and dope they can get. Sara Goldfarb sits at home…

  • The Lottery and Other Stories

    The Lottery and Other Stories
    av Shirley Jackson

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141191430

    'Shirley Jackson's stories are among the most terrifying ever written' Donna Tartt This is the definitive collection of Shirley Jackson's short stories, including 'The Lottery' - one of the most terrifying and iconic stories of the twentieth centur…

  • A Room of One's Own

    A Room of One's Own
    av Virginia Woolf

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241436288

    'But, you may say, we asked you to speak about women and fiction - what has that got to do with a room of one's own?' A Room of One's Own grew out of a lecture that Virginia Woolf had been invited to give at Girton College, Cambridge in 1928 and bec…

  • We have always lived in the castle

    We have always lived in the castle
    av Shirley Jackson

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141191454

    Living in the Blackwood family home with only her sister Constance and her Uncle Julian for company, Merricat just wants to preserve their delicate way of life. But ever since Constance was acquitted of murdering the rest of the family, the world is…

  • Atlas Shrugged

    Atlas Shrugged
    av Ayn Rand

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141188935

    A towering philosophical novel that is the summation of her Objectivist philosophy, Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged is the saga of the enigmatic John Galt, and his ambitious plan to 'stop the motor of the world', published in Penguin Modern Classics. Open…

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
    av Ken Kesey

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141187884

    Pitching an extraordinary battle between cruel authority and a rebellious free spirit, Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a novel that epitomises the spirit of the sixties. This Penguin Classics edition includes a preface, never-before p…

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
    av Ken Kesey

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143105022

    Boisterous, ribald, and ultimately shattering, Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel has left an indelible mark on the literature of our time. Now in a new deluxe edition with a foreword by Chuck Palahniuk and cover by Joe Sacco, here is the unforgettable st…

  • Snow Country

    Snow Country
    av Yasunari Kawabata

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141192598

    Shimamura is tired of the bustling city. He takes the train through the snow to the mountains of the west coast of Japan, to meet with a geisha he believes he loves. Beautiful and innocent, Komako is tightly bound by the rules of a rural geisha, and…

  • Of Mice and Men

    Of Mice and Men
    av Mr John Steinbeck

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141396033

    Drifters in search of work, George and his simple-minded friend Lennie, have nothing in the world except each other - and a dream. A dream that one day they will have some land of their own. Eventually they find work on a ranch, but their hopes are…

  • Eroticism

    av Georges Bataille

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141195568

    A philosopher, essayist, novelist, pornographer and fervent Catholic who came to regard the brothels of Paris as his true 'churches', Georges Bataille ranks among the boldest and most disturbing of twentieth-century thinkers. In this influential stu…

  • The Crucible

    The Crucible
    av Arthur Miller

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141182551

    Arthur Miller's classic parable of mass hysteria draws a chilling parallel between the Salem witch-hunt of 1692 - 'one of the strangest and most awful chapters in human history' - and the American anti-communist purges led by Senator McCarthy in the…

  • Siddhartha

    av Hermann Hesse

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141189574

    Hermann Hesse's moving and inspirational chronicle of spiritual enlightenment, with an introduction by Paulo Coehlo Siddhartha is perhaps the most important and compelling moral allegory our troubled century has produced. Integrating Eastern and We…

  • The Fire Next Time

    The Fire Next Time
    av James Baldwin

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140182750

    'A seminal meditation on race by one of our greatest writers' Barack Obama 'We, the black and the white, deeply need each other here if we are really to become a nation' James Baldwin's impassioned plea to 'end the racial nightmare' in America was a…

  • If Beale Street Could Talk

    If Beale Street Could Talk
    av James Baldwin

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140187977

    The inspiration for the new film from Oscar award-winning director Barry Jenkins 'Achingly beautiful' Guardian Harlem, the black soul of New York City, in the era of Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles. The narrator of Baldwin's novel is Tish nineteen,…

  • On the Road

    On the Road
    av Jack Kerouac
    (1 recension)

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141182674

    Sal Paradise, a young innocent, joins his hero Dean Moriarty, a traveller and mystic, the living epitome of Beat, on a breathless, exuberant ride back and forth across the United States. Their search for release or fulfilment through drink, sex, dru…

  • Tropic of Cancer

    Tropic of Cancer
    av Henry Miller

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141399133

    Shocking, banned and the subject of obscenity trials, Henry Miller's first novel Tropic of Cancer is one of the most scandalous and influential books of the twentieth century -- new to Penguin Modern Classics with a cover by Tracey Emin Tropic of Ca…

  • Naked Lunch

    Naked Lunch
    av William S. Burroughs

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141189765

    Nightmarish and fiercely funny, William Burroughs' virtuoso, taboo-breaking masterpiece Naked Lunch follows Bill Lee through Interzone: a surreal, orgiastic wasteland of drugs, depravity, political plots, paranoia, sadistic medical experiments and e…

  • Steppenwolf

    av Hermann Hesse

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141192093

    A modernist work of profound wisdom that continues to enthral readers with its subtle blend of Eastern mysticism and Western culture, the Penguin Modern Classics edition of Hermann Hesse's Steppenwolf is revised by Walter Sorell from the original tr…

  • The Outsiders

    The Outsiders
    av S.E. Hinton

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141189116

    One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World' The bestselling American classic of youthful rebellion and coming of age on the streets, adapted into an award-winning film by Francis Ford Coppola The Greasers and the rich-kid Socs are at war on…

  • Narcissus and Goldmund

    Narcissus and Goldmund
    av Hermann Hesse

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141984612

    'One of his masterpieces . . . without doubt a great novel' Guardian One of Hermann Hesse's greatest novels, Narcissus and Goldmund is an extraordinary recreation of the Middle Ages, contrasting the careers of two friends, one of whom shuns life in…