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  • The Travels

    The Travels
    av Marco Polo

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141198774

    A sparkling new translation of one of the greatest travel books ever written: Marco Polo's seminal account of his journeys in the east, in a collectible clothbound edition. Marco Polo was the most famous traveller of his time. His voyages began in 1…

  • The Faerie Queene

    The Faerie Queene
    av Edmund Spenser

    Storpocket - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140422078

    Recounts the quests of certain knights as they struggled to achieve specific virtues, including stories that involve dragons, witches, and enchanted mirrors, in a work that was dedicated to Elizabeth I.

  • 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…

  • Selected Writings

    Selected Writings
    av Meister Eckhart

    Storpocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433432

    Composed during a critical time in the evolution of European intellectual life, the works of Meister Eckhart (c. 1260-1327) are some of the most powerful medieval attempts to achieve a synthesis between ancient Greek thought and the Christian faith.…

  • 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…

  • Selected Political Speeches

    Selected Political Speeches
    av Cicero

    Storpocket - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442144

    Amid the corruption and power struggles of the collapse of the Roman Republic, Cicero (106-43BC) produced some of the most stirring and eloquent speeches in history. A statesman and lawyer, he was one of the only outsiders to penetrate the aristocra…

  • The Talmud

    The Talmud

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441788

    The Talmud is one of the most significant religious texts in the world, second only to the Bible in its importance to Judaism. As the Bible is the word of God, The Talmud applies that word to the lives of its followers. In a range of styles includin…

  • Discourse on Method and Related Writings

    Discourse on Method and Related Writings
    av Rene Descartes

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446999

    This is the second of a new two-volume edition of the works of Descartes in Penguin Classics. This volume is designed for students who approach Descartes from the point of view of his philosophy of science. Includes DISCOURSE ON METHOD, the most acc…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Complete Poems

    The Complete Poems
    av Walt Whitman

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424515

    In 1855 Walt Whitman published Leaves of Grass, the work which defined him as one of America's most influential voices, and which he added to throughout his life. A collection of astonishing originality and intensity, it spoke of politics, sexual em…

  • The Complete Fables

    The Complete Fables
    av Aesop

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446494

    A slave who represented his masters in court and negotiations, Aesop relied on allegorical animal stories, collected here in The Complete Fables, to convey his key points. This Penguin Classics edition is translated from the Greek by Olivia and Robe…

  • 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…

  • North and South

    North and South
    av Elizabeth Gaskell

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434248

    As relevant now as when it was first published, Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South skilfully weaves a compelling love story into a clash between the pursuit of profit and humanitarian ideals. This Penguin Classics edition is edited with an introduc…

  • Confessions

    Confessions
    av Saint Augustine

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141396897

    One of a major new Classics series - books that have changed the history of thought, in sumptuous, clothbound hardbacks.The son of a pagan father and a Christian mother, Saint Augustine spent his early years torn between conflicting faiths and world…

  • Confessions

    Confessions
    av Saint Augustine

    Storpocket - 1963 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441147

    'Give me chastity and continence, but not yet'The son of a pagan father and a Christian mother, Saint Augustine spent his early years torn between conflicting world-views. The Confessions, written when he was in his forties, recounts how, slowly and…

  • The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
    av Laurence Sterne

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439778

    Endlessly digressive, boundlessly imaginative and unmatched in its absurd and timeless wit, Laurence Sterne's The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman is edited with an introduction by Melvin New and Joan New, and includes a critical essa…

  • Don Quixote

    Don Quixote
    av Miguel de Cervantes

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449099

    Miguel de Cervantes's mock-epic masterwork, Don Quixote was voted the greatest book of all time by the Nobel Institute, and this Penguin Classics edition is translated with an introduction and notes by John Rutherford.Don Quixote has become so entra…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Kusamakura

    Kusamakura
    av Natsume Soseki

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143105190

    Literally meaning 'Pillow of Grass', Kusamakura is Soseki's portrayal of an artist who opposes convention and logic, and shuns emotional involvement. Soseki's artist attempts to live as a hermit using other people as his stimuli for his sensations a…

  • 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 Pillow Book

    The Pillow Book
    av Sei Shonagon

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140448061

    A new translation of the idiosyncratic diary of a C10 court lady in Heian Japan. Along with the TALE OF GENJI, this is one of the major Japanese Classics.

  • Oblomov

    Oblomov
    av Ivan Goncharov

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449877

    Ilya Ilyich Oblomov is a member of Russia's dying aristocracy - a man so lazy that he has given up his job in the Civil Service, neglected his books, insulted his friends and found himself in debt. Too apathetic to do anything about his problems, he…

  • 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…

  • Ta Hsueh and Chung Yung

    Ta Hsueh and Chung Yung

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447842

    Set alongside The Analects and Mencius, these two texts make up the 'Four Books' of Chinese Confucian tradition. Their depiction of the 'Way of Great Learning' focuses on the moral tenets of Confucian thinking, establishing a universal framework tha…

  • Dead Souls

    Dead Souls
    av Nikolay Gogol

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140448078

    In a new translation of the comic classic of Russian literature, Chichikov, an enigmatic stranger and schemer, buys deceased serfs' names from their landlords' poll tax lists hoping to mortgage them for profit and to reinvent himself as a gentleman.…

  • 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 Divine Comedy

    The Divine Comedy
    av Dante Alighieri

    Storpocket - 1964 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440461

    Beginning with Dante's liberation from Hell, Purgatory relates his ascent, accompanied by Virgil, of the Mount of Purgatory - a mountain of nine levels, formed from rock forced upwards when God threw Satan into depths of the earth. As he travels thr…

  • The Divine Comedy

    The Divine Comedy
    av Dante Alighieri

    Storpocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444421

    Beginning with Dante's liberation from Hell, Purgatory relates his ascent, accompanied by Virgil, of the Mount of Purgatory - a mountain of nine levels, formed from rock forced upwards when God threw Satan into depths of the earth. As he travels thr…

  • 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…

  • Les Miserables

    Les Miserables

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241248744

    A brilliant modern translation by Christine Donougher of Victor Hugo's thrilling masterpiece, with an introduction by Robert Tombs. This is the best translation of the novel available in English, as recommended by David Bellos in The Novel of the Ce…

  • The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories

    The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141395623

    A major new anthology of great Japanese short stories introduced by Haruki MurakamiThis fantastically varied and exciting collection celebrates the great Japanese short story, from its modern origins in the nineteenth century to the remarkable examp…

  • Early Christian Writings

    Early Christian Writings

    Storpocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444759

    The writings in this volume cast a glimmer of light upon the emerging traditions and organization of the infant church, during an otherwise little-known period of its development. A selection of letters and small-scale theological treatises from a g…

  • 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…

  • Revelations of Divine Love

    Revelations of Divine Love
    av Julian Of Norwich

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446739

    One of the first woman authors, Julian of Norwich produced in Revelations of Divine Love a remarkable work of revelatory insight, that stands alongside The Cloud of Unknowing and Piers Plowman as a classic of Medieval religious literature. This Peng…

  • The Good Soldier Svejk

    The Good Soldier Svejk
    av Jaroslav Hasek

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449914

    The inspiration for such works as Joseph Heller's Catch-22, Jaroslav Hasek's black satire The Good Soldier Svejk is translated with an introduction by Cecil Parrott in Penguin Classics.Good-natured and garrulous, Svejk becomes the Austro-Hungarian a…

  • 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…

  • Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    av Charlotte Bronte

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106159

    Orphaned into the household of her Aunt Reed at Gateshead, subject to the cruel regime at Lowood charity school, Jane Eyre nonetheless emerges unbroken in spirit and integrity. She takes up the post of governess at Thornfield, falls in love with Mr.…

  • 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…

  • Conversations of Socrates

    Conversations of Socrates
    av Xenophon

    Storpocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445176

    After the execution of Socrates in 399 BC, a number of his followers wrote dialogues featuring him as the protagonist and, in so doing, transformed the great philosopher into a legendary figure. Xenophon's portrait is the only one other than Plato's…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Island of Doctor Moreau

    The Island of Doctor Moreau
    av H. G. Wells

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441023

    A parable on Darwinian theory, and a biting social satire, H.G. Wells's science fiction classic The Island of Dr Moreau is a fascinating exploration of what it is to be human. This Penguin Classics edition is edited by Patrick Parrinder with notes b…

  • Billy Budd, Bartleby, and Other Stories

    Billy Budd, Bartleby, and Other Stories
    av Herman Melville

    Storpocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107606

    One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World'Though best-known for his epic masterpiece Moby-Dick, Herman Melville also left a body of short stories arguably unmatched in American fiction. In the sorrowful tragedy of Billy Budd,Sailor; the con…

  • The Fox, The Captain's Doll, The Ladybird

    The Fox, The Captain's Doll, The Ladybird
    av D H Lawrence

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441832

    These three novellas display D. H. Lawrence's brilliant and insightful evocation of human relationships - both tender and cruel - and the devastating results of war. In The Fox, two young women living on a small farm during the First World War find…