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  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories

    The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories
    av Washington Irving

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107538

    In Irving's great work, The Sketch Book, fictional historian Diedrich Knickerbocker introduces us to Rip van Winkle, the Dutch colonist who slept through the Revolutionary War; Ichabod Crane, the superstitious, social-climbing schoolmaster; and the…

  • The Portable Hannah Arendt

    The Portable Hannah Arendt
    av Hannah Arendt

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142437568

    Although Hannah Arendt is considered one of the major contributors to social and political thought in the twentieth century, this is the first general anthology of her writings. This volume includes selections from her major works, including The Ori…

  • Tao Te Ching

    Tao Te Ching
    av Lao Tzu

    Storpocket - 1969 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441314

    'Have little thought of self and as few desires as possible'Whether or not Lao Tzu was a historical figure is uncertain, but the wisdom gathered under his name in the fourth century BC is central to the understanding and practice of Taoism. One of t…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 years…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Case Against Satan

    The Case Against Satan
    av Ray Russell

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107279

    By the 20th century, the centuries-old Roman Catholic exorcism ritual for combatting demonic possession was all but dead, eviscerated by the ascent of modern science and rationalism. But Ray Russell's 1962 novel, The Case Against Satan, set the stag…

  • Robinson Crusoe

    Robinson Crusoe
    av Daniel Defoe

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439822

    With Robinson Crusoe, Defoe wrote what is regarded as the first English novel, and created one of the most popular and enduring myths in literature. Written in an age of exploration and enterprise, it has been variously interpreted as an embodiment…

  • Paradiso

    Paradiso
    av Dante

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140448979

    Having plunged to the uttermost depths of Hell and climbed the Mount of Purgatory in parts one and two of the Divine Comedy, Dante ascends to Heaven in this third and final part, continuing his soul's search for God, guided by his beloved Beatrice.…

  • Apologia Pro Vita Sua

    Apologia Pro Vita Sua
    av John Newman

    Storpocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433746

    John Henry Newman, one of the towering figures of the early Victorian Church of England, caused shock and outrage in equal measure when he announced his espousal of Roman Catholicism in 1845. His Apologia, written nearly twenty years later in respon…

  • Purgatorio

    Purgatorio
    av Dante

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140448962

    In Purgatorio Dante, having described his journey into Hell, narrates his ascent of Mount Purgatory with Virgil, as he encounters penitents who toil through physical agonies, starvation and flames to assuage their earthly vices. Only by learning fro…

  • Iphigenia, Phaedra, Athaliah

    Iphigenia, Phaedra, Athaliah
    av Jean Racine

    Storpocket - 1963 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441222

    Strongly influenced by Classical drama, Jean Racine (1639-99) broke away from the grandiose theatricality of baroque drama to create works of intense psychological realism, with characters manipulated by cruel and vengeful gods. Iphigenia depicts a…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 Book of Chuang Tzu

    The Book of Chuang Tzu
    av Chuang Tzu

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455373

    The Book of Chuang Tzu draws together the stories, tales, jokes and anecdotes that have gathered around the figure of Chuang Tzu. One of the great founders of Taoism, Chaung Tzu lived in the fourth century BC and is among the most enjoyable and intr…

  • Either/Or

    Either/Or

    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…

  • Great Expectations

    Great Expectations
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439563

    A young orphan, Pip, receives a fortune from a mysterious benefactor and travels to London in order to become a gentleman

  • The Will to Power

    The Will to Power
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141195353

    'This world is the will to power - and nothing besides!'One of the great minds of modernity, Friedrich Nietzsche smashed through the beliefs of his age. These writings, which did much to establish his reputation as a philosopher, offer some of his m…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Don Quixote

    Don Quixote
    av Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142437230

    Retells the adventures of an eccentric country gentleman and his companion who set out as knight and squire of old to right wrongs and punish evil.

  • The War of the Worlds

    The War of the Worlds
    av H. G. Wells

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441030

    The first modern-day science-fiction story about the possibilities of intelligent life on distant planets follows an English astronomer, an artilleryman, a country curate, and others, as they struggle to survive and stop the invasion of Earth by Mar…

  • 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.

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • Treasure Island

    Treasure Island
    av Robert Louis Stevenson

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141192451

    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. Th…

  • Treasure Island

    Treasure Island
    av Robert Louis Stevenson

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437683

    The quintessential adventure story that first established pirates in the popular imagination, Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island is edited with an introduction by John Seelye in Penguin Classics.When a mysterious sailor dies in sinister circum…

  • Petersburg

    Petersburg
    av Andrei Bely

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141191744

    Andrei Bely's masterpiece, Petersburg is a vivid, striking story set at the heart of the 1905 Russian revolution. This Penguin Classics edition is translated from the Russian by David McDuff with an introduction by Adam Thirlwell.St Petersburg, 1905…

  • Beowulf

    Beowulf

    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…

  • What is Art?

    What is Art?
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Storpocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446425

    During his decades of world fame as a novelist, Tolstoy also wrote prolifically in a series of essays and polemics on issues of morality, social justice and religion. These works culminated in What is Art?, published in 1898. Impassioned and iconocl…

  • Demons

    Demons
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441412

    Demons, also known as The Possessed or The Devils, is a dark masterpiece that evokes a world where the lines between and good and evil long ago became blurred. This Penguin Classics edition of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's Demons is translated by Robert A. M…

  • 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…

  • Therese Raquin

    Therese Raquin
    av Emile Zola

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449440

    Perhaps his most famous work, Emile Zola's Therese Raquin is a dark and gripping story of lust, violence and guilt, set in the gloomy back streets of Paris. This Penguin Classics edition is translated with notes and an introduction by Robin Buss.In…

  • Utopia

    Utopia
    av Thomas, Sir, Saint More, Paul Turner, Thomas, Sir, Saint More

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449105

    Presents the English statesman's classic denunciations of sixteenth-century tyranny and corruption and vision of an ideal society, along with historical and biographical notes.

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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 - 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

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • Tomorrow is Now

    Tomorrow is Now
    av Eleanor Roosevelt

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106999

    As relevant and influential now as it was when first published in 1963, Tomorrow Is Now is Eleanor Roosevelt's manifesto and her final effort to move America toward the community she hoped it would become. In bold, blunt prose, one of the greatest F…