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  • The Lady with the Little Dog and Other Stories, 1896-1904

    The Lady with the Little Dog and Other Stories, 1896-1904
    av Anton Chekhov

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447873

    The Lady with the Little Dog and Other Stories 1896-1904 is an enchanting collection of tales which showcase Anton Chekhov at the height of his power as a writer. This Penguin Classics edition is translated by Ronald Wilks with an introduction by Pa…

  • 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…

  • The Complete Short Fiction

    The Complete Short Fiction
    av Oscar Wilde

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439693

    Fairy tales, ghost stories, detective fiction and comedies of manners - the stories collected in this volume made Oscar Wilde's name as a writer of fiction, showing breathtaking dexterity in a wide range of literary styles. Victorian moral justice i…

  • The Idiot

    The Idiot
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447927

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky's The Idiot is an immaculate portrait of innocence tainted by the brutal reality of human greed. This Penguin Classics edition is translated from the Russian by David McDuff, with an introduction by William Mills Todd III.Returnin…

  • De Profundis and Other Prison Writings

    De Profundis and Other Prison Writings
    av Oscar Wilde

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140439908

    De Profundis and Other Prison Writings is a new selection of Oscar Wilde's prison letters and poetry in Penguin Classics, edited and introduced by Colm Toibin.At the start of 1895, Oscar Wilde was the toast of London, widely feted for his most recen…

  • 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…

  • Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439747

    Tells the story of a poor orphan's adventures in the criminal underworld of mid-nineteenth-century London.

  • 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…

  • Northanger Abbey

    Northanger Abbey
    av Jane Austen

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439792

    'Jane Austen is a genius, and Northanger Abbey is hugely underrated' Martin AmisWith its irrepressible heroine and playful literary games, Northanger Abbey is the most youthful and optimistic of Jane Austen's novels. It tells the story of young, imp…

  • The Art of Happiness

    The Art of Happiness
    av n/a Epicurus

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107217

    The teachings of Epicurus-about life and death, religion and science, physical sensation, happiness, morality, and friendship-attracted legions of adherents throughout the ancient Mediterranean world and deeply influenced later European thought. Tho…

  • The Mysteries of Udolpho

    The Mysteries of Udolpho
    av Ann Radcliffe

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437591

    With its insightful portrayals of her protagonist's inner life, Ann Radcliffe's The Mysteries of Udolpho was a hugely influential work of early Gothic horror. This Penguin Classics edition is edited with an introduction and notes by Jacqueline Howar…

  • Sense and Sensibility

    Sense and Sensibility
    av Jane Austen

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439662

    In nineteenth-century England, two sisters are drawn into unhappy romances despite the cool judgement of one and the emotional intensity of the other.

  • 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 p…

  • Lady Susan, the Watsons, Sanditon

    Lady Susan, the Watsons, Sanditon
    av Jane Austen

    Storpocket - 1974 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140431025

    Collecting three lesser-known works by one of the nineteenth century's greatest authors, Jane Austen's Lady Susan, The Watsons and Sanditon is edited with an introduction by Margaret Drabble in Penguin Classics.These three short works show Austen ex…

  • The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

    The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays
    av Oscar Wilde

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436068

    Lady Windermere's Fan/Salome/A Woman of No Importance/An Ideal Husband/A Florentine Tragedy/The Importance of Being Earnest'To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness'The Importance of Being Earnest is a…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Candide, or Optimism

    Candide, or Optimism
    av Francois Voltaire

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455106

    'The prince of philosophical novels' John UpdikeIn Candide, Voltaire threw down an audacious challenge to the philosophical views of the Enlightenment to create one of the most glorious satires of the eighteenth century. His eponymous hero is an inn…

  • 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…

  • This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen

    This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen
    av Tadeusz Borowski

    Storpocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140186246

    Tadeusz Borowski's concentration camp stories were based on his own experiences surviving Auschwitz and Dachau. In spare, brutal prose he describes a world where where the will to survive overrides compassion and prisoners eat, work and sleep a few…

  • Egil's Saga

    Egil's Saga
    av Leifur Eiriksson

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447705

    Egil's Saga tells the story of the long and brutal life of tenth-century warrior-poet and farmer Egil Skallagrimsson: a morally ambiguous character who was at once the composer of intricately beautiful poetry, and a physical grotesque capable of sta…

  • Arthurian Romances

    Arthurian Romances
    av Chretien Troyes

    Storpocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445213

    Taking the legends surrounding King Arthur and weaving in new psychological elements of personal desire and courtly manner, Chretien de Troyes fashioned a new form of medieval Romance. The Knight of the Cart is the first telling of the adulterous re…

  • The Moonstone

    The Moonstone
    av Wilkie Collins

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434088

    The Moonstone is one of the first true works of detective fiction, in which Wilkie Collins established the groundwork for the genre itself. This Penguin Classics edition is edited with an introduction by Sandra Kemp.The Moonstone, a priceless yellow…

  • The Life of St Teresa of Avila by Herself

    The Life of St Teresa of Avila by Herself
    av Teresa of Avila

    Storpocket - 1957 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440737

    Born in the Castilian town of Avila in 1515, Teresa entered the Carmelite convent of the Incarnation when she was twenty-one. Tormented by illness, doubts and self-recrimination, she gradually came to recognize the power of prayer and contemplation…

  • De Anima (On the Soul)

    De Anima (On the Soul)
    av Aristotle

    Storpocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444711

    For the Pre-Socratic philosophers the soul was the source of movement and sensation, while for Plato it was the seat of being, metaphysically distinct from the body that it was forced temporarily to inhabit. Plato's student Aristotle was determined…

  • 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 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 - 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…

  • On Painting

    On Painting
    av Leon Alberti

    Storpocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433319

    Artist, architect, poet and philosopher, Leon Battista Alberti revolutionized the history of art with his theories of perspective in On Painting (1435). Inspired by the order and beauty inherent in nature, his groundbreaking work sets out the princi…

  • Capital

    Capital
    av Karl Marx

    Storpocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445695

    The "forgotten" second volume of Capital, Marx's world-shaking analysis of economics, politics, and history, contains the vital discussion of commodity, the cornerstone to Marx's theories.

  • 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…

  • 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 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.…

  • Against Nature

    Against Nature
    av Joris-Karl Huysmans

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447637

    Infamous as the inspiration for the novel which slowly corrupts Oscar Wilde's Dorian Gray, Joris-Karl Huysmans' Against Nature (A Rebours) is translated by Robert Baldick with an introduction by Patrick McGuinness in Penguin Classics.A wildly origin…

  • Capital

    Capital
    av Karl Marx

    Storpocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445701

    The third volume of the book that changed the course of world history, Capital's final chapters were Marx's most controversial writings on the subject, and were never completed.

  • 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 Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    av Mark Twain

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141199573

    Mark Twain's great American 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 stampe…

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    av Mark Twain

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439648

    Mark Twain's witty, satirical tale of childhood rebellion against hypocritical adult authority, the Penguin Classics edition of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is edited with a critical introduction by Peter Coveney.Mark Twain's story of a boy's…

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    av Mark Twain

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143105947

    Mark Twain's tale of a boy's picaresque journey down the Mississippi on a raft conveyed the voice and experience of the American frontier as no other work had done before. When Huck escapes from his drunken father and the 'sivilizing' Widow Douglas…

  • Grundrisse

    Grundrisse
    av Karl Marx

    Storpocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445756

    Written during the winter of 1857-8, the Grundrisse was considered by Marx to be the first scientific elaboration of communist theory. A collection of seven notebooks on capital and money, it both develops the arguments outlined in the Communist Man…

  • Selected Works

    Selected Works
    av Cicero

    Storpocket - 1963 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440997

    Collecting the most incisive and influential writings of one of Rome's finest orators, Cicero's Selected Works is translated with an introduction by Michael Grant in Penguin Classics.Lawyer, philosopher, statesman and defender of Rome's Republic, Ci…

  • The Cossacks and Other Stories

    The Cossacks and Other Stories
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449594

    In 1851, at the age of twenty-two, Tolstoy joined the Russian army and travelled to the Caucasus as a soldier. The four years that followed were among the most significant in his life, and deeply influenced the stories collected here. Begun in 1852…

  • 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 Book of Margery Kempe

    The Book of Margery Kempe
    av Margery Kempe

    Storpocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140432510

    A remarkable medieval woman's life and the earliest surviving autobiography in English, now updated with new materialThe story of the eventful life of Margery Kempe - medieval wife, mother, businesswoman, pilgrim and visionary - is the earliest surv…

  • On the Good Life

    On the Good Life
    av Cicero

    Storpocket - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442441

    For the great Roman orator and statesman Cicero, 'the good life' was at once a life of contentment and one of moral virtue - and the two were inescapably intertwined. This volume brings together a wide range of his reflections upon the importance of…

  • 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 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 Art of Rhetoric

    The Art of Rhetoric
    av Aristotle

    Storpocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445107

    With the emergence of democracy in the city-state of Athens in the years around 460 BC, public speaking became an essential skill for politicians in the Assemblies and Councils - and even for ordinary citizens in the courts of law. In response, the…

  • Meditations and Other Metaphysical Writings

    Meditations and Other Metaphysical Writings
    av Rene Descartes

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447019

    One of the foundation-stones of modern philosophy, Rene Descartes' Meditations and Other Metaphysical Writings is translated from the Latin with an introduction by Desmond M. Clarke in Penguin Classics.Descartes was prepared to go to any lengths in…

  • 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…

  • A Tale of Two Cities

    A Tale of Two Cities
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439600

    Penguin Classics relaunch.

  • 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…

  • On Suicide

    On Suicide
    av Emile Durkheim

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449679

    Emile Durkheim's On Suicide (1897) was a groundbreaking book in the field of sociology. Traditionally, suicide was thought to be a matter of purely individual despair but Durkheim recognized that the phenomenon had a social dimension. He believed th…