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  • The Koran

    The Koran

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141393834

    'Across the language barrier Dawood captures the thunder and poetry of the original' The Times The 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 fourte…

  • The Rise of Rome

    The Rise of Rome
    av Plutarch

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449754

    The biographies collected in this volume bring together Plutarch's Lives of those great men who established the city of Rome and consolidated its supremacy, and his Comparisons with their notable Greek counterparts. Here he pairs Romulus, mythical f…

  • Democracy in America

    Democracy in America
    av Alexis 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…

  • 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…

  • Venus in Furs

    Venus in Furs
    av Leopold von Sacher-Masoch

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447811

    'Venus in Furs' describes the obsessions of Severin von Kusiemski, a European nobleman who desires to be enslaved to a woman. Severin finds his ideal of voluptuous cruelty in the merciless Wanda von Dunajew. This is a passionate and powerful portray…

  • The White People and Other Weird Stories

    The White People and Other Weird Stories
    av Arthur Machen

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143105596

    Machen's weird tales of the creepy and fantastic finally come to Penguin Classics. With an introduction from S.T. Joshi, editor of American Supernatural Tales, The White People and Other Weird Stories isthe perfect introduction to the father of weir…

  • The Turn of the Screw and Other Ghost Stories

    The Turn of the Screw and Other Ghost Stories
    av Henry James

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141389752

    An unsettling new collection of Henry James's best short stories exploring ghosts and the uncanny 'There had been a moment when I believed I recognised, faint and far, the cry of a child; there had been another when I found myself just consciously…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 year…

  • History of the Peloponnesian War

    History of the Peloponnesian War
    av Thucydides

    Storpocket - 1963 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440393

    'With icy remorselessness, it puts paid to any notion that the horrors of modern history might be an aberration - for it tells of universal war, of terrorism, revolution and genocide' Tom HollandThe long life-and-death struggle between Athens and Sp…

  • Medea and Other Plays

    Medea and Other Plays
    av Euripides

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449297

    Alcestis/Medea/The Children of Heracles/Hippolytus 'One of the best prose translations of Euripides I have seen' Robert Fagles This selection of plays shows Euripides transforming the titanic figures of Greek myths into recognizable, fallible human…

  • 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…

  • Kokoro

    Kokoro
    av Natsume Soseki

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106036

    Kokoro, meaning 'heart', is a tantalising novel about the friendship between a young man and an enigmatic elder whom he calls Sensei. Set in the early twentieth century, when the death of the emperor Meiji gave way to a new era in Japanese politicia…

  • On Love and Barley

    On Love and Barley
    av Matsuo Basho

    Storpocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444599

    Basho, one of the greatest of Japanese poets and the master of haiku, was also a Buddhist monk and a life-long traveller. His poems combine 'karumi', or lightness of touch, with the Zen ideal of oneness with creation. Each poem evokes the natural wo…

  • Red Cavalry and Other Stories

    Red Cavalry and Other Stories
    av Isaac Babel

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449976

    Throughout his life Isaac Babel was torn by opposing forces, by the desire both to remain faithful to his Jewish roots and yet to be free of them. This duality of vision infuses his work with a powerful energy from the earliest tales including 'Old…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Mencius

    Mencius
    av Mencius

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449716

    Mencius was one of the great philosophers of ancient China, second only in influence to Confucius, whose teachings he defended and expanded. The Mencius, in which he recounts his dialogues with kings, dukes and military men, as well as other philoso…

  • The Complete English Poems

    The Complete English Poems
    av John Donne

    Storpocket - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140422092

    No poet has been more wilfully contradictory than John Donne, whose works forge unforgettable connections between extremes of passion and mental energy. From satire to tender elegy, from sacred devotion to lust, he conveys an astonishing range of em…

  • David Copperfield

    David Copperfield

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140439441

    The classic coming-of-age story presents David Copperfield, who suffers the wrath of his stepfather, the abusive Mr. Mudstone, and the betrayal of the scheming Uriah Heep, finds a new life with his formidable aunt, Betsey Trotwood, and falls deeply…

  • 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…

  • 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 Voyage of the Beagle

    The Voyage of the Beagle
    av Charles Darwin

    Storpocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140432688

    The Voyage of the Beagle is Charles Darwin's account of the momentous voyage which set in motion the current of intellectual events leading to The Origin of Species. This Penguin Classics edition is edited with an introduction and notes by Janet Bro…

  • The Portable Edgar Allan Poe

    The Portable Edgar Allan Poe
    av Edgar Allan Poe

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143039914

    The Portable Poe compiles Poe's greatest writings: tales of fantasy, terror, death, revenge, murder, and mystery, including "The Pit and the Pendulum," "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Cask of Amontillado," and "The Murders in the Rue Morgue,"…

  • The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights

    The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449389

    Every night for three years the vengeful King Shahriyar sleeps with a different virgin, executing her the next morning. To end this brutal pattern and to save her own life, the vizier's daughter, Shahrazad, begins to tell the king stories of adventu…

  • Poor Folk and Other Stories

    Poor Folk and Other Stories
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Storpocket - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445053

    With their penetrating psychological insight and their emphasis on human dignity, respect and forgiveness, Dostoyevsky's early short stories contain the seeds of the themes that came to his major novels. Poor Folk, the author's first great literary…

  • 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…

  • 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 philosophy In The Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle argues that happiness consists in 'activity of the soul in accordance with virtue' - for example, with moral virt…

  • 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 Desert Fathers

    The Desert Fathers

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447316

    The Desert Fathers were the first Christian monks, living in solitude in the deserts of Egypt, Palestine, and Syria. In contrast to the formalised and official theology of the "founding fathers" of the church, the Desert Fathers were ordinary Christ…

  • Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S.Grant

    Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S.Grant
    av Ulysses S. Grant

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437010

    Faced with cancer and financial ruin, the Civil War's greatest general and former president, Ulysses S. Grant wrote his personal memoirs to secure his family's future. In doing so he won himself a unique place in American letters. Acclaimed by write…

  • Tales of the Jazz Age

    Tales of the Jazz Age
    av F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141197470

    'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' sees a baby born in 1860 begin life as an old man and then age backwards. F. Scott Fitzgerald hinted at this kind of inversion when he called his era 'a generation grown up to find all Gods dead, all wars fought…

  • The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
    av Anne Bronte

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434743

    One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World'The groundbreaking story of a woman's valiant struggle for independence from her abusive husbandGilbert Markham is deeply intrigued by Helen Graham, a beautiful and secretive young woman who has mov…

  • Arabian Sands

    Arabian Sands
    av Wilfred Thesiger

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141442075

    The late British explorer and travel writer recounts his travels in the "Empty Quarter" of Arabia between 1945 and 1950, and describes the vanishing way of life of the Bedouins. Reissue. 10,000 first printing.

  • Tales from 1,001 Nights

    Tales from 1,001 Nights

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141191669

    This is the essential one-volume edition of Tales from 1,001 Nights, drawn from the acclaimed landmark translation published in 3 volumes by Penguin Classics in 2008. It contains 'Aladdin', 'Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves', 'Sindbad the Sailor' and…

  • Principles of Geology

    Principles of Geology
    av Charles Lyell

    Storpocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435283

    One of the key works in the nineteenth-century battle between science and Scripture, Charles Lyell's Principles of Geology (1830-33) sought to explain the geological state of the modern Earth by considering the long-term effects of observable natura…

  • Sentimental Education

    Sentimental Education
    av Gustave Flaubert

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447972

    Part love story, part historical novel, part satire, and an evocative tale youthful passion, Gustave Flaubert's A Sentimental Education is translated by Robert Baldick and revised with an introduction by Geoffrey Wall in Penguin Classics. Frederic M…

  • Our Mutual Friend

    Our Mutual Friend
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434972

    One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World''The great poet of the city. He was created by London' Peter AckroydOur Mutual Friend centres on an inheritance - Old Harmon's profitable dust heaps - and its legatees: young John Harmon, presumed d…

  • The House of the Dead

    The House of the Dead
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Storpocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444568

    In January 1850 Dostoyevsky was sent to a remote Siberian prison camp for his part in a political conspiracy. The four years he spent there, startlingly re-created in The House of the Dead, were the most agonizing of his life. In this fictionalized…

  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
    av Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141034355

    Out of his smoke-filled rooms in Baker Street stalks a figure to cause the criminal classes to quake in their boots and rush from their dens of inequity ... The twelve mysteries gathered in this first collection of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson's ad…

  • The Koran

    The Koran

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141393841

    N. J. Dawood's masterful translation of the Koran, with parallel Arabic text 'Across the language barrier Dawood captures the thunder and poetry of the original' The Times The Koran is universally accepted by Muslims to be the infallible Word of Go…

  • Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    av Lord Byron

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424508

    Described as 'Mad, bad and dangerous to know' by one of his lovers, Lady Caroline Lamb, Lord Byron was the quintessential Romantic. Flamboyant, charismatic and brilliant, he remains almost as notorious for his life - as a political revolutionary, se…

  • An Essay on the Principle of Population and Other Writings

    An Essay on the Principle of Population and Other Writings
    av Thomas Malthus

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141392820

    Malthus' life's work on human population and its dependency on food production and the environment was highly controversial on publication in 1798. He predicted what is known as the Malthusian catastrophe, in which humans would disregard the limits…

  • The Canterbury Tales: A retelling by Peter Ackroyd

    The Canterbury Tales: A retelling by Peter Ackroyd
    av Geoffrey Chaucer

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141442297

    Making a major part of England's literary heritage accessible to a new audience, Peter Ackroyd's The Canterbury Tales: A Retelling renders Geoffrey Chaucer's timeless tales in lucid, compelling modern English prose, with illustrations by Nick Bantoc…

  • The Gambler and Other Stories

    The Gambler and Other Stories
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455090

    The Gambler and Other Stories is Fyodor Dostoyevsky's collection of one novella and six short stories reflecting his own life - indeed, 'The Gambler', a story of a young tutor in the employment of a formerly wealthy Russian General, was written unde…

  • Childhood, Boyhood, Youth

    Childhood, Boyhood, Youth
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449921

    Leo Tolstoy began his trilogy, Childhood, Boyhood, Youth, in his early twenties. Although he would in his old age famously dismiss it as an 'awkward mixture of fact and fiction', generations of readers have not agreed, finding the novel to be a char…

  • Selected Poems: Milton

    Selected Poems: Milton
    av John Milton

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424416

    Spans John Milton's career, from his earliest works to the magnificent epics of his later life. This volume includes considerable selections from "Paradise Lost" and "Paradise Regained" - Milton's late epics on the "Fall of Man" and "Christ's Tempta…

  • Russian Short Stories from Pushkin to Buida

    Russian Short Stories from Pushkin to Buida
    av Robert Chandler

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140448467

    From the reign of the Tsars in the early 19th century to the collapse of the Soviet Union and beyond, the short story has long occupied a central place in Russian culture. Included are pieces from many of the acknowledged masters of Russian literatu…

  • The Penguin Book of Hebrew Verse

    The Penguin Book of Hebrew Verse
    av T. Carmi

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424676

    This stunning anthology gathers together the riches of poetry in Hebrew from 'The Song of Deborah' to contemporary Israeli writings. Verse written up to the tenth century show the development of piyut, or liturgical poetry, and retell episodes from…