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  • The Histories

    The Histories
    av Herodotus

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449082

    'The first example of non-fiction, the text that underlies the entire discipline of history ... it is above all a treasure trove' Tom HollandOne of the masterpieces of classical literature, The Histories describes how a small and quarrelsome band of…

  • A Tale of Two Cities

    A Tale of Two Cities
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439600

    Penguin Classics relaunch.

  • News from Nowhere and Other Writings

    News from Nowhere and Other Writings
    av William Morris

    Storpocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433302

    Poet, pattern-designer, environmentalist and maker of fine books, William Morris (1834-96) was also a committed socialist and visionary writer, obsessively concerned with the struggle to achieve a perfect society on earth. News From Nowhere, one of…

  • The Metaphysics

    The Metaphysics
    av Aristotle

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446197

    Aristotle's probing inquiry into some of the fundamental problems of philosophy, The Metaphysics is one of the classical Greek foundation-stones of western thought, translated from the with an introduction by Hugh Lawson-Tancred in Penguin Classics.…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre
    av Charlotte Bronte

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441146

    'The masterwork of a great genius' William Makepeace ThackerayA novel of intense emotional power, heightened atmosphere and fierce intelligence, Jane Eyre dazzled and shocked readers with its passionate depiction of a woman's search for equality and…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Niels Lyhne

    Niels Lyhne
    av Jens Peter Jacobsen

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143039815

    Niels Lyhne is an aspiring poet, torn between romanticism and realism, faith and reason. Through his relationships with six women-including his young widowed aunt, a seductive free spirit, and his passionate cousin who marries his friend-his search…

  • 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…

  • The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
    av Edward Gibbon

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433944

    Edward Gibbon's six-volume History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776-88) is among the most magnificent and ambitious narratives in European literature. Its subject is the fate of one of the world's greatest civilizations over thirtee…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 Blazing World and Other Writings

    The Blazing World and Other Writings
    av Margaret Cavendish

    Storpocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433722

    Flamboyant, theatrical and ambitious, Margaret Cavendish was one of the seventeenth century's most striking figures: a woman who ventured into the male spheres of politics, science, philosophy and literature. The Blazing World is a highly original w…

  • 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 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…

  • The Tale of Genji

    The Tale of Genji
    av Murasaki Shikibu, Royall Tyler, Murasaki Shikibu

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143039495

    Written in the eleventh century, this exquisite portrait of courtly life in medieval Japan is widely celebrated as the world's first novel - and is certainly one of its finest. Genji, the Shining Prince, son of an emperor, is a passionate character…

  • 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…

  • 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 Letters of the Younger Pliny

    The Letters of the Younger Pliny
    av The Younger Pliny

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
    av Edward Gibbon

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433937

    Edward Gibbon's six-volume History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776-88) is among the most magnificent and ambitious narratives in European literature. Its subject is the fate of one of the world's greatest civilizations over thirtee…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Islamic Mystical Poetry

    Islamic Mystical Poetry

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424737

    Written from the ninth to the twentieth century, these poems represent the peak of Islamic Mystical writing, from Rabia Basri to Mian Mohammad Baksh. Reflecting both private devotional love and the attempt to attain union with God and become absorbe…

  • Ward No. 6 and Other Stories, 1892-1895

    Ward No. 6 and Other Stories, 1892-1895
    av Anton Chekhov

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447866

    Ward No. 6 and Other Stories 1892-1895 collects stories which show Anton Chekhov beginning to confront complex, ambiguous and often extreme emotions in his short fiction. This Penguin Classics edition is translated with notes by Ronald Wilks, and an…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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 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…

  • Works and Days

    Works and Days
    av Hesiod

    Storpocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141197524

    'Stallings's new translation of Hesiod's Works and Days - witty, gritty, and unsettlingly relevant - is not to be missed' TLS, Books of the Year SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2019 RUNICMAN AWARD A new verse translation of one of the foundational ancient Gre…

  • Around the World in Eighty Days

    Around the World in Eighty Days
    av Jules Verne

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449068

    Follows the 1872 adventures of the reserved Phileas Fogg, an imperturbable English gentleman, and his French manservant Passepartout, as he tries to win his rash wager that he can travel completely around the world in eighty days. Reprint.

  • 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…