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  • The Rig Veda

    The Rig Veda
    av Wendy Doniger

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449891

    Gathers Vedic hymns about creation, death, sacrifice, ritual, and the various gods and characters of Hindu mythology, in a definitive translation that includes an updated bibliography, comprehensive notes, and informative introduction to the texts.…

  • Russian Short Stories from Pushkin to Buida

    Russian Short Stories from Pushkin to Buida
    av Robert Chandler

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140448467

    From the reign of the Tsars in the early 19th century to the collapse of the Soviet Union and beyond, the short story has long occupied a central place in Russian culture. Included are pieces from many of the acknowledged masters of Russian literatu…

  • Shahnameh

    Shahnameh
    av Abolqasem Ferdowsi

    Storpocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143108320

    Dick Davis, "our pre-eminent translator from the Persian" (Washington Post) has revised and expanded his highly-praised translation of Ferdowsi's masterpiece, including more than 100 pages of newly translated text. Davis's elegant combination of pro…

  • The Monk

    The Monk
    av Matthew Lewis

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436037

    Matthew Lewis's Gothic masterpiece, depicting a holy man slowly becoming entangled in a web of sin, The Monk is edited with an introduction by Christopher MacLachlan in Penguin Classics. Savaged by critics for its blasphemy and obscenity, particular…

  • 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 life This landmark work of criticism is fuelled by Nietzsche's enthusiasms for Greek tragedy, the philosophy of Schopenhauer and the music of…

  • Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre
    av Charlotte Bronte

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441146

    'The masterwork of a great genius' William Makepeace ThackerayA 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 and…

  • New Science

    New Science
    av Giambattista Vico

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435696

    Barely acknowledged in his lifetime, the New Science of Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) is an astonishingly perceptive and ambitious attempt to decipher the history, mythology and laws of the ancient world. Discarding the Renaissance notion of the cla…

  • 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…

  • The Journals of Captain Cook

    The Journals of Captain Cook
    av Captain James Cook

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436471

    Cook led three famous expeditions to the Pacific Ocean between 1768 and 1779. In voyages that ranged from the Antarctic circle to the Arctic Sea, Cook charted Australia and the whole coast of New Zealand, and brought back detailed descriptions of th…

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

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437645

    Spanning thirteen centuries from the age of Trajan to the taking of Constantinople by the Turks, DECLINE & FALL is one of the greatest narratives in European Literature. David Womersley's masterly selection and bridging commentary enables the reader…

  • 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 Lost Estate (Le Grand Meaulnes)

    The Lost Estate (Le Grand Meaulnes)
    av Henri Alain-Fournier

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441894

    The Lost Estate is Robin Buss's translation of Henri Alain-Fournier's poignant study of lost love, Le Grand Meaulnes. 'I read it for the first time when I was seventeen and loved every page. I find its depiction of a golden time and place just as po…

  • The Complete Essays

    The Complete Essays
    av Michel Montaigne

    Storpocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446043

    Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential figures of the Renaissance, singlehandedly responsible for popularising the essay as a literary form. This Penguin Classics edition of The Complete Essays is translated from the French and edited w…

  • Niels Lyhne

    Niels Lyhne
    av Jens Peter Jacobsen

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143039815

    Niels Lyhne is an aspiring poet, torn between romanticism and realism, faith and reason. Through his relationships with six women-including his young widowed aunt, a seductive free spirit, and his passionate cousin who marries his friend-his search…

  • 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…

  • 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 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 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…

  • Selected Writings

    Selected Writings
    av Meister Eckhart

    Storpocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433432

    Composed during a critical time in the evolution of European intellectual life, the works of Meister Eckhart (c. 1260-1327) are some of the most powerful medieval attempts to achieve a synthesis between ancient Greek thought and the Christian faith.…

  • The Dance of Death

    The Dance of Death
    av Hans Holbein

    Storpocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141396828

    'The underlying message of the series is, of course, that Death comes for us all, and if it interrupts the recreations of the wealthy rather more insolently than those of the poor, then let that be a lesson to us' Nick Lezard, Guardian A new depart…

  • American Supernatural Tales

    American Supernatural Tales

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143105046

    As Stephen King will attest , the popularity of the occult in American literature has only grown since the days of Edgar Allan Poe. American Supernatural Tales celebrates the richness of this tradition with chilling contributions from some of the na…

  • The Wealth of Nations

    The Wealth of Nations
    av Adam Smith

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436150

    Smith's THE WEALTH OF NATIONS was the first comprehensive treatment of political economy. Originally delivered in the form of lectures at Glasgow, the book's publication in 1776 co-incided with America's Declaration of Independence. These volumes in…

  • The Civil War

    The Civil War
    av Julius Caesar

    Storpocket - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441871

    A military leader of legendary genius, Caesar was also a great writer, recording the events of his life with incomparable immediacy and power. The Civil War is a tense and gripping depiction of his struggle with Pompey over the leadership of Republi…

  • The Penguin Book of Hell

    The Penguin Book of Hell

    Storpocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143131625

    Journey into the underworld through three thousand years of visions of hell, from the ancient Near East to modern AmericaFrom the Hebrew Bible's shadowy realm of Sheol to twenty-first-century visions of Hell on earth, The Penguin Book of Hell takes…

  • The Letters of the Younger Pliny

    The Letters of the Younger Pliny
    av The Younger Pliny

    Storpocket - 1964 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441277

    Providing a series of fascinating views of Imperial Rome, The Letters of the Younger Pliny also offer one of the fullest self-portraits to survive from classical times. This Penguin Classics edition is translated with an introduction by Betty Radice…

  • 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 Tale of Genji

    The Tale of Genji
    av Murasaki Shikibu, Royall Tyler, Murasaki Shikibu

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143039495

    Written in the eleventh century, this exquisite portrait of courtly life in medieval Japan is widely celebrated as the world's first novel - and is certainly one of its finest. Genji, the Shining Prince, son of an emperor, is a passionate character…

  • Robinson Crusoe

    Robinson Crusoe
    av Daniel Defoe

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439822

    'Robinson Crusoe has a universal appeal, a story that goes right to the core of existence' Simon Armitage Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, regarded by many to be first novel in English, is also the original tale of a castaway struggling to survive on…

  • 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…

  • The Homeric Hymns

    The Homeric Hymns
    av Homer

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437829

    Composed for recitation at festivals, these 33 songs were written in honour of the gods and goddesses of the ancient Greek pantheon. They recount the key episodes in the lives of the gods, and dramatise the moments when they first appear before mort…

  • 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: 9780140433937

    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…

  • Tales from 1,001 Nights

    Tales from 1,001 Nights

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141191669

    This is the essential one-volume edition of Tales from 1,001 Nights, drawn from the acclaimed landmark translation published in 3 volumes by Penguin Classics in 2008. It contains 'Aladdin', 'Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves', 'Sindbad the Sailor' and…

  • Little Women

    Little Women
    av Louisa May Alcott

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141192413

    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. Me…

  • Little Women

    Little Women
    av Louisa May Alcott

    Storpocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140390698

    This Penguin Classics edition of Louisa May Alcott's inspiring tale of sisterhood, Little Women, is edited with an introduction by Elaine Showalter.The charming story of four 'little women' - Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth - and their wise and patient mother…

  • Islamic Mystical Poetry

    Islamic Mystical Poetry

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424737

    Written from the ninth to the twentieth century, these poems represent the peak of Islamic Mystical writing, from Rabia Basri to Mian Mohammad Baksh. Reflecting both private devotional love and the attempt to attain union with God and become absorbe…

  • Ward No. 6 and Other Stories, 1892-1895

    Ward No. 6 and Other Stories, 1892-1895
    av Anton Chekhov

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447866

    Ward No. 6 and Other Stories 1892-1895 collects stories which show Anton Chekhov beginning to confront complex, ambiguous and often extreme emotions in his short fiction. This Penguin Classics edition is translated with notes by Ronald Wilks, and an…

  • Nature and Selected Essays

    Nature and Selected Essays
    av Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142437629

    Through his writing and his own personal philosophy, Ralph Waldo Emerson unburdened his young country of Europe's traditional sense of history and showed Americans how to be creators of their own circumstances. His mandate, which called for harmony…

  • News from Nowhere and Other Writings

    News from Nowhere and Other Writings
    av William Morris

    Storpocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433302

    Poet, pattern-designer, environmentalist and maker of fine books, William Morris (1834-96) was also a committed socialist and visionary writer, obsessively concerned with the struggle to achieve a perfect society on earth. News From Nowhere, one of…

  • The Koran

    The Koran

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141393834

    'Across the language barrier Dawood captures the thunder and poetry of the original' The Times The Koran is universally accepted by Muslims to be the infallible Word of God as first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad by the Angel Gabriel nearly fourte…

  • 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 Baskervill…

  • The Hound of the Baskervilles

    The Hound of the Baskervilles
    av Arthur Conan Doyle

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241952870

    'Mr. Holmes, they were the footprints of a gigantic hound!'The death, quite suddenly, of Sir Charles Baskerville in mysterious circumstances is the trigger for one of the most extraordinary cases ever to challenge the brilliant analytical mind of Sh…

  • The Hound of the Baskervilles

    The Hound of the Baskervilles
    av Arthur Conan Doyle

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141192437

    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…

  • 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: 9780140433951

    This is volume 3. Gibbon's "The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" (the second and third volumes were originally published in 1781), is one of the most famous texts in the English language. David Womersley's annotated edition retur…

  • Plays and Fragments

    Plays and Fragments
    av Menander

    Storpocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445015

    Describes the background of Menander's plays, and provides notes along with new translations of more than fifteen of his plays

  • The Golden Ass

    The Golden Ass
    av Apuleius

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435900

    Written towards the end of the second century AD, The Golden Ass tells the story of the many adventures of a young man whose fascination with witchcraft leads him to be transformed into a donkey. The bewitched Lucius passes from owner to owner - enc…

  • Medieval Writings on Secular Women

    Medieval Writings on Secular Women

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439914

    'Woman, who is equal to the moon in the flower of youth, Is equal to a little old ape after the onset of old age'This remarkable collection brings together a host of writings from across different regions and cultures of the Middle Ages, from the ni…

  • The Sixteen Satires

    The Sixteen Satires
    av Juvenal

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447040

    Perhaps more than any other writer, Juvenal (c. AD 55-138) captures the splendour, the squalor and the sheer energy of everyday Roman life. In The Sixteen Satires he evokes a fascinating world of whores, fortune-tellers, boozy politicians, slick law…

  • Works and Days

    Works and Days
    av Hesiod

    Storpocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141197524

    'Stallings's new translation of Hesiod's Works and Days - witty, gritty, and unsettlingly relevant - is not to be missed' TLS, Books of the Year SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2019 RUNICMAN AWARD A new verse translation of one of the foundational ancient Gre…

  • Selected Poems: Blake

    Selected Poems: Blake
    av William Blake

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424461

    Writer and religious rebel, William Blake ((1757-1827) sowed the seeds for Romanticism in his innovative poems concerning faith and the visions that inspired him throughout his life. Whether describing his own spirituality, the innocence of youth or…

  • 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 philosophy In The Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle argues that happiness consists in 'activity of the soul in accordance with virtue' - for example, with moral virt…

  • 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 Cynic Philosophers

    The Cynic Philosophers
    av Diogenes of Sinope

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141192222

    'Poverty does not consist in the want of money,' I answered, 'nor is begging to be deplored. Poverty consists in the desire to have everything, and through violent means if necessary' From their founding in the fifth century BC and for over 800 year…

  • The Turn of the Screw and Other Ghost Stories

    The Turn of the Screw and Other Ghost Stories
    av Henry James

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141389752

    An unsettling new collection of Henry James's best short stories exploring ghosts and the uncanny 'There had been a moment when I believed I recognised, faint and far, the cry of a child; there had been another when I found myself just consciously…

  • 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…

  • 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…