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  • Shirley

    Shirley
    av Charlotte Bronte

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439860

    Struggling manufacturer Robert Moore has introduced labour saving machinery to his Yorkshire mill, arousing a ferment of unemployment and discontent among his workers. Robert considers marriage to the wealthy and independent Shirley Keeldar to solve…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams

    As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams
    av Sarashina

    Storpocket - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442823

    A Lady-in-waiting at a Heian court in medieval Japan records her personal feelings and reactions to social standards

  • 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 Erotic Poems

    The Erotic Poems
    av Ovid

    Storpocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443608

    Poems include elegies to Ovid's mistress, advice on courtship, suggestions on how to break off a relationship, and a discussion of the art of cosmetics

  • Early Irish Myths and Sagas

    Early Irish Myths and Sagas

    Storpocket - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443974

    First written down in the eighth century AD, these early Irish stories depict a far older world - part myth, part legend and part history. Rich with magic and achingly beautiful, they speak of a land of heroic battles, intense love and warrior ideal…

  • 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…

  • 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 Iliad

    The Iliad
    av Homer

    Storpocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445923

    A work of tremendous influence that has inspired writers from his ancient Greek contemporaries to modernist writers such as T.S. Eliot, Homer's epic poem The Iliad is translated by Robert Fagles with an introduction and notes by Bernard Knox in Peng…

  • The Iliad

    The Iliad
    av Homer

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447941

    'The first great book, and the first great book about the suffering and loss of war' GuardianOne of the foremost achievements in Western literature, Homer's Iliad tells the story of the darkest episode in the Trojan War. At its centre is Achilles, t…

  • The Iliad

    The Iliad
    av Homer

    Storpocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444445

    'The best modern prose translation of The Iliad' Robin Lane Fox, The TimesThe first of the world's great tragedies, The Iliad centres on the pivotal four days towards the end of the ten-year war between the Greeks and the Trojans. In a series of dra…

  • 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 Charterhouse of Parma

    The Charterhouse of Parma
    av Stendhal

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449662

    Headstrong and naive, the young Italian aristocrat Fabrizio del Dongo is determined to defy the wrath of his right-wing father and go to war to fight for Napoleon. He stumbles on the Battle of Waterloo, ill-prepared, yet filled with enthusiasm for w…

  • 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…

  • The Life of Milarepa

    The Life of Milarepa
    av Tsangnyon Heruka

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106227

    The Life of Milarepa is one of the most beloved stories of the Tibetan people and a great literary example of the contemplative life. This biography, a dramatic tale from a culture now in crisis, can be read on several levels. A personal and moving…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Selected Essays

    Selected Essays
    av Samuel Johnson

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436273

    This volume contains a generous selection from the essays Johnson published twice weekly as 'The Rambler' in the early 1750s. It was here that he first created the literary character and forged the distinctive prose style that established him as a p…

  • Willehalm

    Willehalm
    av Wolfram von Eschenbach

    Storpocket - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443998

    Wolfram von Eschenbach (fl. c. 1195-1225), best known as the author of Parzival, based Willehalm, his epic poem of military prowess and courtly love, on the style and subject matter of an Old French chanson de geste. In it he tells of the love of Wi…

  • The Old Curiosity Shop

    The Old Curiosity Shop
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437423

    'His characters are marvellous, his insights wonderful ... You don't expect reality but you get something bigger and better' Ruth RendellThe Old Curiosity Shop was an instant bestseller that, even while it was criticized for its sentimentality, capt…

  • 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…

  • Old Man Goriot

    Old Man Goriot
    av Honore de Balzac

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449723

    Monsieur Goriot is one of a disparate group of lodgers at Mademe Vauquer's dingy Parisian boarding house. At first his wealth inspires respect, but as his circumstances are mysteriously reduced he becomes shunned by those around him, and soon his on…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 Cynic Philosophers

    The Cynic Philosophers
    av Lucian

    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 years…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Either/Or

    Either/Or
    av Soren Kierkegaard

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders

    The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders
    av Daniel Defoe

    Storpocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433135

    Daniel Defoe's bawdy tale of a woman's struggle for independence and redemption, Moll Flanders is edited with an introduction and notes by David Blewett in Penguin Classics.Born in Newgate prison and abandoned six months later, Moll Flanders' drive…

  • Beowulf

    Beowulf
    av Michael Alexander

    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…

  • The Letters of the Younger Pliny

    The Letters of the Younger Pliny
    av Pliny the Younger

    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…

  • Selected Short Stories

    Selected Short Stories
    av Rabindranath Tagore

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449839

    Poet, novelist, painter and musician, Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) is the grand master of Bengali culture. Written during the 1890s, the stories in this selection brilliantly recreate vivid images of Bengali life and landscapes in their depiction…

  • 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 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 Conquest of Gaul

    The Conquest of Gaul
    av Julius Caesar

    Storpocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444339

    Between 58 and 50BC Caesar conquered most of the area now covered by France, Belgium and Switzerland, and twice invaded Britain. This is the record of his campaigns. Caesar's narrative offers insights into his military strategy & paints a fascinatin…

  • Zazie in the Metro

    Zazie in the Metro
    av Raymond Queneau

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142180044

    Impish, foul-mouthed Zazie arrives in Paris from the country to stay with Gabriel, her female-impersonator uncle. All she really wants to do is ride the metro, but finding it shut because of a strike, Zazie looks for other means of amusement and is…

  • Agricola and Germania

    Agricola and Germania
    av Cornelius Tacitus

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455403

    The Agricola is both a portrait of Julius Agricola - the most famous governor of Roman Britain and Tacitus' well-loved and respected father-in-law - and the first detailed account of Britain that has come down to us. It offers fascinating descriptio…

  • The Canterbury Tales

    The Canterbury Tales
    av Geoffrey Chaucer

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424386

    'Nevill Coghill's easy, seductive translation ensures that this, the most popular work in English Literature - now 600 years old - will run through yet more centuries' Melvyn BraggIn The Canterbury Tales Chaucer created one of the great touchstones…

  • The Canterbury Tales

    The Canterbury Tales
    av Geoffrey Chaucer

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141393216

    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.In…

  • The Canterbury Tales

    The Canterbury Tales
    av Geoffrey Chaucer

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140422344

    At the Tabard Inn in Southwark, a jovial group of pilgrims assembles, including an unscrupulous Pardoner, a noble-minded Knight, a ribald Miller, the lusty Wife of Bath, and Chaucer himself. As they set out on their journey towards the shrine of Tho…

  • Lady Chatterley's Lover

    Lady Chatterley's Lover
    av D. H. Lawrence

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141192482

    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. Co…

  • Lady Chatterley's Lover

    Lady Chatterley's Lover
    av D. H. Lawrence

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441498

    Banned and vindicated, condemned and lauded, Lady Chatterley's Lover is D.H. Lawrence's seminal novel of illicit passion and forbidden desire. This Penguin Classics edition is edited with notes by Michael Squires and an introduction by Doris Lessing…

  • 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…

  • Confessions of an Italian

    Confessions of an Italian
    av Ippolito Nievo

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141391663

    An overlooked classic of Italian literature, this epic and unforgettable novel recounts one man's long and turbulent life in revolutionary Italy.At the age of eighty-three and nearing death, Carlo Altoviti has decided to write down the confessions o…

  • The Conquest of Bread

    The Conquest of Bread
    av Peter Kropotkin

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141396118

    'Well-being for all is not a dream.'In this brilliantly enjoyable, challenging rallying-cry of a book, Kropotkin lays out the heart of his anarchist beliefs - beliefs which surged around the world in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and which…

  • 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.