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  • 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…

  • Billy Budd, Bartleby, and Other Stories

    Billy Budd, Bartleby, and Other Stories
    av Herman Melville

    Storpocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107606

    One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World'Though best-known for his epic masterpiece Moby-Dick, Herman Melville also left a body of short stories arguably unmatched in American fiction. In the sorrowful tragedy of Billy Budd,Sailor; the con…

  • 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 Four Voyages of Christopher Columbus

    The Four Voyages of Christopher Columbus
    av Christopher Columbus

    Storpocket - 1969 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442175

    Columbus' letters and other documents record his journeys to America

  • The Talmud

    The Talmud

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441788

    The Talmud is one of the most significant religious texts in the world, second only to the Bible in its importance to Judaism. As the Bible is the word of God, The Talmud applies that word to the lives of its followers. In a range of styles includin…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Campaigns of Alexander

    The Campaigns of Alexander
    av Arrian

    Storpocket - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442533

    The most important historical source on one of the most powerful leaders of the ancient world, Arrian's The Campaigns of Alexander illustrates how Alexander the Great came to rule over a vast empire of his own making, translated from the Greej by Au…

  • The Secret History

    The Secret History
    av Procopius

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455281

    A trusted member of the Byzantine establishment, Procopius was the Empire's official chronicler, and his History of the Wars of Justinian proclaimed the strength and wisdom of the Emperor's reign. Yet all the while the dutiful scribe was working on…

  • Hrafnkel's Saga and Other Icelandic Stories

    Hrafnkel's Saga and Other Icelandic Stories

    Storpocket - 1971 - 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…

  • The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki

    The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki
    av Jesse Byock

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435931

    Composed in medieval Iceland, Hrolf's Saga is one of the greatest of all mythic-legendary sagas, relating half-fantastical events that were said to have occurred in fifth-century Denmark. It tells of the exploits of King Hrolf and of his famous cham…

  • 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 o…

  • 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…

  • A Modern Utopia

    A Modern Utopia
    av H. G. Wells

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441122

    While walking in the Swiss Alps, two English travellers fall into a space-warp, and suddenly find themselves in another world. In many ways the same as our own - even down to the characters that inhabit it - this new planet is still somehow radicall…

  • Chronicles of the Crusades

    Chronicles of the Crusades
    av Joinville and Villehardouin

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449983

    The Conquest of Constantinople by Geoffrey of Villehardouin and The Life of Saint Louis by John of Joinville are eye-witness accounts of going to war in the service of God. In the first years of the thirteenth century Villehardouin served as an envo…

  • 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…

  • The Greek Sophists

    The Greek Sophists

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436891

    By mid-5th century BC, Athens was governed by democratic rule and power turned upon the ability of the citizen to command the attention of the people, and to sway the crowds of the assembly. It was the Sophists who understood the art of rhetoric and…

  • Eyrbyggja Saga

    Eyrbyggja Saga
    av Hermann Palsson

    Storpocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445305

    An Icelandic saga which mixes realism with wild gothic imagination and history with eerie tales of hauntings. It dramatizes a 13th century view of the past, from the pagan anarchy of the Viking age to the settlement of Iceland, the coming of Christi…

  • 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…

  • Sketches from a Hunter's Album

    Sketches from a Hunter's Album
    av Ivan Turgenev

    Storpocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445220

    Turgenev's first major prose work is a series of twenty-five Sketches: the observations and anecdotes of the author during his travels through Russia satisfying his passion for hunting. His album is filled with moving insights into the lives of thos…

  • Selections from the 'Carmina Burana'

    Selections from the 'Carmina Burana'

    Storpocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444407

    This is a selection from the 13the century collection of secular latin poems. Some are serious (eg Crusade poems) but the majority are light, including many love poems. A number of items from the Carmina are well known as text for Carl Orff's 'Sceni…

  • The Aeneid

    The Aeneid
    av Virgil

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106296

    Robert Fagles's award-winning translations of Homer's twin works The Iliad and TheOdyssey have sold more than a million copies and become classics in their own right. With this stunning modern verse translation, Fagles introduces Virgil's Aeneid to…

  • The Aeneid

    The Aeneid
    av Virgil

    Häftad - 1973 - 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 Good Soldier Svejk

    The Good Soldier Svejk
    av Jaroslav Hasek

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449914

    The inspiration for such works as Joseph Heller's Catch-22, Jaroslav Hasek's black satire The Good Soldier Svejk is translated with an introduction by Cecil Parrott in Penguin Classics.Good-natured and garrulous, Svejk becomes the Austro-Hungarian a…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Don Quixote

    Don Quixote
    av Miguel de Cervantes

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449099

    Miguel de Cervantes's mock-epic masterwork, Don Quixote was voted the greatest book of all time by the Nobel Institute, and this Penguin Classics edition is translated with an introduction and notes by John Rutherford.Don Quixote has become so entra…

  • The Penguin Book of Romantic Poetry

    The Penguin Book of Romantic Poetry
    av Jonathan Wordsworth

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435689

    The Romanticism that emerged after the American and French revolutions of 1776 and 1789 represented a new flowering of the imagination and the spirit, and a celebration of the soul of humanity with its capacity for love. This extraordinary collectio…

  • Fear and Trembling

    Fear and Trembling
    av Soren Kierkegaard

    Storpocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444490

    Kierkegaard's infamous and hugely influential philosophical work on faith, choice and sacrificeIn Fear and Trembling Kierkegaard, writing under the pseudonym Johannes de silentio, expounds his personal view of religion through the scene in Genesis i…

  • 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…

  • Robinson Crusoe

    Robinson Crusoe
    av Daniel Defoe

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439822

    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 a remote desert island. This Penguin Classics is edited with an introduction and notes by John Richetti.T…

  • 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 Baskervill…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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 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 Divine Comedy

    The Divine Comedy
    av Dante Alighieri

    Storpocket - 1964 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440461

    Beginning with Dante's liberation from Hell, Purgatory relates his ascent, accompanied by Virgil, of the Mount of Purgatory - a mountain of nine levels, formed from rock forced upwards when God threw Satan into depths of the earth. As he travels thr…

  • The Divine Comedy

    The Divine Comedy
    av Dante Alighieri

    Storpocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444421

    Beginning with Dante's liberation from Hell, Purgatory relates his ascent, accompanied by Virgil, of the Mount of Purgatory - a mountain of nine levels, formed from rock forced upwards when God threw Satan into depths of the earth. As he travels thr…

  • Poetics

    Poetics
    av Aristotle

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446364

    One of the most powerful, perceptive and influential works of criticism in Western literary history In his near-contemporary account of classical Greek tragedy, Aristotle examines the dramatic elements of plot, character, language and spectacle that…

  • 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…

  • Heart of Darkness (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    Heart of Darkness (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    av Joseph Conrad

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106586

    'The mind of man is capable of anything - because everything is in it, all the past as well as all the future. What was there after all? Joy, fear, sorrow, devotion, rage - who can tell? - but truth - truth stripped of its cloak of time. Let the foo…

  • Leviathan

    Leviathan
    av Thomas Hobbes

    Storpocket - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140431957

    Viewing politics as a science capable of the same axiomatic approach as mathematics, Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan retains its appeal for the modern reader, not just in its elevation of politics to a science, but in its overriding concern for peace. Thi…

  • Leviathan

    Leviathan
    av Thomas Hobbes

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141395098

    'The life of man, solitary, poore, nasty, brutish, and short' Written during the chaos of the English Civil War, Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan asks how, in a world of violence and horror, can we stop ourselves from descending into anarchy? Hobbes' case f…

  • On Liberty and the Subjection of Women

    On Liberty and the Subjection of Women
    av John Stuart Mill

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441474

    A prodigiously brilliant thinker who sharply challenged the beliefs of his age, the political and social radical John Stuart Mill was the most influential English-speaking philosopher of the nineteenth century. Regarded as one of the sacred texts of…

  • A Journal of the Plague Year

    A Journal of the Plague Year
    av Daniel Defoe

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437850

    'The most reliable and comprehensive account of the Great Plague that we possess' Anthony Burgess In 1665 the plague swept through London, claiming over 97,000 lives. Daniel Defoe was just five at the time of the plague, but he later called on hi…

  • The Koran

    The Koran

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141393834

    'Across the language barrier Dawood captures the thunder and poetry of the original' The TimesThe 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 fourtee…

  • 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…

  • Dead Souls

    Dead Souls
    av Nikolay Gogol

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140448078

    In a new translation of the comic classic of Russian literature, Chichikov, an enigmatic stranger and schemer, buys deceased serfs' names from their landlords' poll tax lists hoping to mortgage them for profit and to reinvent himself as a gentleman.…

  • The Turn of the Screw

    The Turn of the Screw
    av Henry James

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441351

    'A most wonderful, lurid, poisonous little tale' Oscar WildeThe Turn of the Screw, James's great masterpiece of haunting atmosphere and unbearable tension, tells of a young governess sent to a country house to take charge of two orphans, Miles and F…

  • Madame Bovary

    Madame Bovary
    av Gustave Flaubert

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141394671

    Emma Bovary is beautiful and bored, trapped in her marriage to a mediocre doctor and stifled by the banality of provincial life. An ardent reader of sentimental novels, she longs for passion and seeks escape in fantasies of high romance, in voraciou…

  • Moby-Dick

    Moby-Dick
    av Herman Melville

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142437247

    The original 'Great American Novel', Herman Melville'sMoby-Dick is a masterful study of obsession. This Penguin Classics edition contains an introduction by Andrew Delblanco, with explanatory commentary by Tom Quirk. 'Call me Ishmael.' So begins Her…

  • Inspirations

    Inspirations
    av Paulo Coelho

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141442495

    'Anthology' comes from the Greek word that stands for garlands - a bouquet of flowers. An anthology then, should be a small token of something much larger. In the case of flowers, they bring to mind the colour & fragrance of the fields, of a season.…

  • Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    av Charlotte Bronte

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106159

    Orphaned into the household of her Aunt Reed at Gateshead, subject to the cruel regime at Lowood charity school, Jane Eyre nonetheless emerges unbroken in spirit and integrity. She takes up the post of governess at Thornfield, falls in love with Mr.…

  • The Portable Conrad

    The Portable Conrad
    av Joseph Conrad, Michael Gorra, Joseph Conrad

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143105114

    A great novelist of the sea, a poet of the tropics, a critic of empire and analyst of globalization, a harbinger of the modern spy novel, and an unparalleled observer of the moments in which people are stripped of their illusions, Joseph Conrad is o…

  • Tao Te Ching: The Essential Translation of the Ancient Chinese Book of the Tao (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    Tao Te Ching: The Essential Translation of the Ancient Chinese Book of the Tao (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    av Lao Tzu

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143133803

    The original mindfulness book, in a landmark new translation by the award-winning translator of the I Ching and The Art of War A Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition, with flaps and deckle-edged paper The most translated book in the world after the Bibl…