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  • 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.…

  • Fall of the Roman Republic

    Fall of the Roman Republic
    av Plutarch

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449341

    Dramatic artist, natural scientist and philosopher, Plutarch is widely regarded as the most significant historian of his era, writing sharp and succinct accounts of the greatest politicians and statesman of the classical period. Taken from the Lives…

  • The Prince

    The Prince
    av Niccolo Machiavelli, George Anthony Bull, Anthony Grafton

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449150

    "The Prince" shocked Europe on publication with its ruthless tactics for gaining absolute power and its abandonment of conventional morality. Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) came to be regarded as some by an agent of the Devil and his name taken for…

  • 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…

  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
    av James Joyce

    Storpocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143108245

    The first, shortest, and most approachable of James Joyce's novels, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man portrays the Dublin upbringing of Stephen Dedalus, from his youthful days at Clongowes Wood College to his radical questioning of all convent…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Dangerous Liaisons

    Dangerous Liaisons
    av Choderlos de Laclos

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449570

    Two former lovers embark on a game of seduction and manipulation to bring amusement to their jaded existences. While the Marquise de Merteuil challenges the Vicomte de Valmont to seduce an innocent girl, the Vicomte is also occupied with the conques…

  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439761

    'A work of glorious intelligence and literary devices . . . Nonsense becomes a form of higher sense' Malcolm Bradbury'I had sent my heroine straight down a rabbit-hole . . . without the least idea what was to happen afterwards,' wrote Lewis Carroll,…

  • The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches

    The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches
    av Matsuo Basho

    Storpocket - 1967 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441857

    'It was with awe That I beheld Fresh leaves, green leaves, Bright in the sun'When the Japanese haiku master Basho composed The Narrow Road to the Deep North, he was an ardent student of Zen Buddhism, setting off on a series of travels designed to st…

  • 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…

  • A Tale of Two Cities

    A Tale of Two Cities
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439600

    Penguin Classics relaunch.

  • The Divine Comedy

    The Divine Comedy
    av Dante Alighieri

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142437223

    An introduction and notes accompany this classic epic poem about a spiritual pilgrim being led by Virgil through the nine circles of hell.

  • 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…

  • Tess of the D'Urbervilles

    Tess of the D'Urbervilles
    av Thomas Hardy

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439594

    'The greatest tragic writer among the English novelists' Virginia WoolfWith its depiction of the wronged 'pure woman' Tess and its powerful criticism of Victorian hypocrisy, Tess of the D'Urbervilles is one of the most moving and poetic of Hardy's n…

  • 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…

  • Natural History

    Natural History

    Storpocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444131

    Pliny's Natural History is an astonishingly ambitious work that ranges from astronomy to art and from geography to zoology. Mingling acute observation with often wild speculation, it offers a fascinating view of the world as it was understood in the…

  • The Histories

    The Histories
    av Tacitus

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449648

    In AD68 Nero's suicide marked the end of the first dynasty of imperial Rome. The following year was one of drama and danger, though not of chaos.In the surviving books of his Histories the barrister-historian Tacitus, writing some thirty years after…

  • 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…

  • The Journals of Captain Cook

    The Journals of Captain Cook
    av Captain James Cook

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436471

    Cook led three famous expeditions to the Pacific Ocean between 1768 and 1779. In voyages that ranged from the Antarctic circle to the Arctic Sea, Cook charted Australia and the whole coast of New Zealand, and brought back detailed descriptions of th…

  • 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 Complete Poems

    The Complete Poems
    av William Blake

    Storpocket - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140422153

    One of the great English Romantic poets, William Blake (1757-1827) was an artist, poet, mystic and visionary. His work ranges from the deceptively simple and lyrical Songs of Innocence and their counterpoint Experience - which juxtapose poems such a…

  • The Consolation of Philosophy

    The Consolation of Philosophy
    av Ancius Boethius

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447804

    Boethius was an eminent public figure under the Gothic emperor Theodoric, and an exceptional Greek scholar. When he became involved in a conspiracy and was imprisoned in Pavia, it was to the Greek philosophers that he turned. THE CONSOLATION was wri…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Praise of Folly

    Praise of Folly
    av Desiderius Erasmus

    Storpocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446081

    Erasmus of Rotterdam (c. 1466-1536) is one of the greatest figures of the Renaissance humanist movement, which abandoned medieval pieties in favour of a rich new vision of the individual's potential. Praise of Folly, written to amuse his friend Sir…

  • The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English (7th Edition)

    The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English (7th Edition)

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141197319

    'Probably the most important archaeological find in history ... Vermes' translations are a standard in the field' Los Angeles TimesThe discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls in the Judaean desert between 1947 and 1956 was one of the greatest finds of all…

  • 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…

  • Complete Poems

    Complete Poems
    av Christina Rossetti

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140423662

    Rossetti is unique among Victorian poets for the sheer range of her subject matter and the variety of her verse form. This collection brings together fantasy poems, such as Goblin Market, and terrifyingly vivid verses for children, love lyrics and s…

  • 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…

  • King Solomon's Mines

    King Solomon's Mines
    av H. Rider Haggard

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439525

    Three men trek to the remote African interior in search of a lost friend - and reach, at the end of a perilous journey, an unknown land cut off from the world, where terrible dangers threaten anyone who ventures near the spectacular diamond mines of…

  • Dracula (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    Dracula (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    av Bram Stoker

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106166

    The acclaimed Couture Classics with cover designs by Ruben Toledo have become collector's items in the worlds of literature, fashion, design, and popular culture. Now, Toledo's signature style graces the covers of three new Deluxe Editions of gothic…

  • A Confession and Other Religious Writings

    A Confession and Other Religious Writings
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Storpocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444735

    Describing Tolstoy's crisis of depression and estrangement from the world, A Confession (1879) is an autobiographical work of exceptional emotional honesty. By the time he was fifty, Tolstoy had already written the novels that would assure him of li…

  • 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…

  • 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 Book of the Courtier

    The Book of the Courtier
    av Baldesar Castiglione

    Storpocket - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441925

    In The Book of the Courtier (1528), Baldesar Castiglione, a diplomat and Papal Nuncio to Rome, sets out to define the essential virtues for those at Court. In a lively series of imaginary conversations between the real-life courtiers to the Duke of…

  • 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 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.…

  • 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…

  • She

    She
    av H. Rider Haggard

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437638

    Drawing on his fascination with African lore and his love of adventure to create a seminal work of fantasy, H. Rider Haggard's She is edited with an introduction by Patrick Brantlinger in Penguin Classics.On his twenty-fifth birthday, Leo Vincey ope…

  • Agricola and Germania

    Agricola and Germania
    av Tacitus

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455403

    The Agricola is both a portrait of Julius Agricola - the most famous governor of Roman Britain and Tacitus' well-loved and respected father-in-law - and the first detailed account of Britain that has come down to us. It offers fascinating descriptio…