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  • 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…

  • The Complete Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    The Complete Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    av Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    Storpocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140423532

    One of the major figures of English Romanticism, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) created works of remarkable diversity and imaginative genius. The period of his creative friendship with William Wordsworth inspired some of Coleridge's best-known…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • A Woman in Arabia

    A Woman in Arabia
    av Gertrude Bell

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107378

    The writings of one of the great woman adventurers of the twentieth century - the 'female Lawrence of Arabia' - and the subject of a new film starring Nicole Kidman.In the last century, few people lived more astounding - or influential - lives than…

  • 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…

  • Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio

    Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio
    av Pu Songling

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447408

    The Strange Tales of Pu Songling (1640-1715) are exquisite and amusing miniatures that are regarded as the pinnacle of classical Chinese fiction. With their elegant prose, witty wordplay and subtle charm, the 104 stories in this selection reveal a w…

  • The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr

    The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr
    av E. T. A. Hoffmann

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446319

    Tomcat Murr is a loveable, self-taught animal who has written his own autobiography. But a printer's error causes his story to be accidentally mixed and spliced with a book about the composer Johannes Kreisler. As the two versions break off and alte…

  • The Roman History

    The Roman History
    av Cassius Cocceianus Dio

    Storpocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444483

    Augustus Caesar, the first emperor of Rome (27 BC-AD 14), brought peace and prosperity to his city after decades of savage civil war. This selection from Cassius Dio's Roman History gives the fullest description of that long struggle and ultimate tr…

  • Sketches by Boz

    Sketches by Boz
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433456

    'Sets out the London of the 1830s before you, streets, people, pleasures, low life, prisons' Claire TomalinCharles Dickens's first published book, Sketches by Boz is a funny and touching collection of observation, fancy and fiction showing the Londo…

  • Gorgias

    Gorgias
    av Plato

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449044

    Taking the form of a dialogue between Socrates, Gorgias, Polus and Callicles, GORGIAS debates perennial questions about the nature of government and those who aspire to public office. Are high moral standards essential or should we give our preferen…

  • Oblomov

    Oblomov
    av Ivan Goncharov

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449877

    Ilya Ilyich Oblomov is a member of Russia's dying aristocracy - a man so lazy that he has given up his job in the Civil Service, neglected his books, insulted his friends and found himself in debt. Too apathetic to do anything about his problems, he…

  • 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…

  • Phaedrus

    Phaedrus
    av Plato

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449747

    Phaedrus is widely recognized as one of Plato's most profound and beautiful works. It takes the form of a dialogue between Socrates and Phaedrus and its ostensible subject is love, especially homoerotic love. This new translation is accompanied by a…

  • The Dhammapada

    The Dhammapada

    Storpocket - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442847

    The Dhammapada is a collection of aphorisms that illustrate the moral teachings of Buddha - the spiritual path to the supreme Truth. Probably compiled in the third century BCE, the verses are arranged according to theme, covering ideas such as self-…

  • 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…

  • The Pioneers

    The Pioneers
    av James Fenimore Cooper

    Storpocket - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140390070

    Originally published in 1823, The Pioneers is the first of Cooper's five Leatherstocking Tales, and the one that incorporates most fully his own experience of growing up in a town of the American frontier. The heart of the novel is a conflict over w…

  • The Essays

    The Essays
    av Francis Bacon

    Storpocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140432169

    One of the major political figures of his time, Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) served in the court of Elizabeth I and ultimately became Lord Chancellor under James I in 1617. A scholar, wit, lawyer and statesman, he wrote widely on politics, philosop…

  • The Laws

    The Laws
    av Plato

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449846

    In the Laws, Plato describes in fascinating detail a comprehensive system of legislation in a small agricultural utopia he named Magnesia. His laws not only govern crime and punishment, but also form a code of conduct for all aspects of life in his…

  • Dracula (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    Dracula (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    av Bram Stoker

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106166

    The acclaimed Couture Classics with cover designs by Ruben Toledo have become collector's items in the worlds of literature, fashion, design, and popular culture. Now, Toledo's signature style graces the covers of three new Deluxe Editions of gothic…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • American Notes

    American Notes
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436495

    'Like Shakespeare, Dickens was able to embrace a whole world' John MortimerWhen Charles Dickens set out for America in 1842, he was the most famous man of his day to make the journey, and embarked on his travels with an intense curiosity. His frank…

  • The Complete Father Brown Stories

    The Complete Father Brown Stories
    av G. K. Chesterton

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141193854

    The complete adventures of the well-loved clerical sleuth, collected in one brilliant volume.Shabby and lumbering, with a face like a Norfolk dumpling, Father Brown makes for an improbable super-sleuth. But his innocence is the secret of his success…

  • Maxims and Reflections

    Maxims and Reflections
    av Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447200

    Throughout his long, hectic and astonishingly varied life, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) would jot down his passing thoughts on theatre programmes, visiting cards, draft manuscripts and even bills ... Goethe was probably the last true 'Rena…

  • Ta Hsueh and Chung Yung

    Ta Hsueh and Chung Yung
    av Zengzi Zisi

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447842

    Set alongside The Analects and Mencius, these two texts make up the 'Four Books' of Chinese Confucian tradition. Their depiction of the 'Way of Great Learning' focuses on the moral tenets of Confucian thinking, establishing a universal framework tha…

  • Six Records of a Floating Life

    Six Records of a Floating Life
    av Shen Fu

    Storpocket - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444292

    Six Records of a Floating Life (1809) is an extraordinary blend of autobiography, love story and social document written by a man who was educated as a scholar but earned his living as a civil servant and art dealer. In this intimate memoir, Shen Fu…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • A Tale of Two Cities

    A Tale of Two Cities
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439600

    Penguin Classics relaunch.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Democracy in America

    Democracy in America
    av Alexis de 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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 Decameron

    The Decameron
    av Giovanni Boccaccio

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449303

    A seminal work of European literature that has inspired writers from Chaucer to Shakespeare, the Penguin Classics edition of Giovanni Boccaccio's The Decameron is translated with an introduction by G.H. McWilliam.In the summer of 1348, as the Black…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • Lord Jim

    Lord Jim
    av Joseph Conrad

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441610

    This compact novel, completed in 1900, as with so many of the great novels of the time, is at its baseline a book of the sea. An English boy in a simple town has dreams bigger than the outdoors and embarks at an early age into the sailor's life. The…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Journals of Captain Cook

    The Journals of Captain Cook
    av 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 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.…

  • Complete Poems

    Complete Poems
    av Christina G. Rossetti

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140423662

    Rossetti is unique among Victorian poets for the sheer range of her subject matter and the variety of her verse form. This collection brings together fantasy poems, such as Goblin Market, and terrifyingly vivid verses for children, love lyrics and s…

  • 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…

  • The Pickwick Papers

    The Pickwick Papers
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436112

    'One of my life's greatest tragedies is to have already read Pickwick Papers - I can't go back and read it for the first time' Fernando PessoaFew first novels have created as much popular excitement as The Pickwick Papers - a comic masterpiece that…

  • The History of Tom Jones

    The History of Tom Jones
    av Henry Fielding

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436228

    Henry Fielding's picaresque tale of a young man's search for his place in the world, The History of Tom Jones is edited with notes and an introduction by Thomas Keymer and Alice Wakely in Penguin Classics.A foundling of mysterious parentage brought…