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  • The Story of My Life

    The Story of My Life
    av Giacomo Casanova

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140439151

    Seducer, gambler, necromancer, swindler, swashbuckler, poet, self-made gentleman, bon vivant, Giacomo Casanova was not only the most notorious lover of the Western world, but a supreme story teller. He lived a life stranger than most fictions, and t…

  • The Snow Was Dirty

    The Snow Was Dirty
    av Georges Simenon

    Storpocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241258569

    A brilliant new translation of Simenon's critically acclaimed masterpiece.'And always the dirty snow, the heaps of snow that look rotten, with black patches and embedded garbage ... unable to cover the filth.' Nineteen-year-old Frank - thug, thief,…

  • 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…

  • On the Genealogy of Morals

    On the Genealogy of Morals
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141195377

    The companion book to Beyond Good and Evil, the three essays included here offer vital insights into Nietzsche's theories of morality and human psychology. Nietzsche claimed that the purpose of The Genealogy of Morals was to call attention to his p…

  • On Liberty and the Subjection of Women

    On Liberty and the Subjection of Women
    av John Stuart Mill

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441474

    A prodigiously brilliant thinker who sharply challenged the beliefs of his age, the political and social radical John Stuart Mill was the most influential English-speaking philosopher of the nineteenth century. Regarded as one of the sacred texts of…

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

  • 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…

  • Faust, Part I

    Faust, Part I
    av Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449013

    Goethe's Faust reworks the late-medieval myth of Dr Faust, a brilliant scholar so disillusioned he resolves to make a contract or wager with the devil, Mephistopheles. The devil will do all he asks on Earth and seek to grant him a moment in life so…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

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

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass
    av Lewis Carroll

    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 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 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…

  • The Sonnets and a Lover's Complaint

    The Sonnets and a Lover's Complaint
    av William Shakespeare

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141192574

    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. Wh…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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 Sleeper Awakes

    The Sleeper Awakes
    av H. G. Wells

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441061

    A troubled insomniac in 1890s England falls suddenly into a sleep- like trance, from which he does not awake for over two hundred years. During his centuries of slumber, however, investments are made that make him the richest and most powerful man o…

  • 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 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 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…

  • Don Quixote

    Don Quixote
    av Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

    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…

  • The Persians and Other Plays

    The Persians and Other Plays
    av Aeschylus

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449990

    Aeschylus (525-456 BC) brought a new grandeur and epic sweep to the drama of classical Athens, raising it to the status of high art. The Persians, the only Greek tragedy to deal with events from recent Athenian history, depicts the final defeat of P…

  • 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 Wealth of Nations

    The Wealth of Nations
    av Adam Smith

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436150

    Smith's THE WEALTH OF NATIONS was the first comprehensive treatment of political economy. Originally delivered in the form of lectures at Glasgow, the book's publication in 1776 co-incided with America's Declaration of Independence. These volumes in…

  • Fear and Trembling

    Fear and Trembling
    av Soren Kierkegaard

    Storpocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444490

    Kierkegaard's infamous and hugely influential philosophical work on faith, choice and sacrificeIn Fear and Trembling Kierkegaard, writing under the pseudonym Johannes de silentio, expounds his personal view of religion through the scene in Genesis i…

  • The Theory of Moral Sentiments

    The Theory of Moral Sentiments
    av Adam Smith

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143105923

    Best known for his revolutionary free-market economics treatise The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith was first and foremost a moral philosopher. In his first book, The Theory of Moral Sentiments, he investigated the flip side of economic self-interest:…

  • Electra and Other Plays

    Electra and Other Plays
    av Sophocles

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449785

    Demonstrating Sophocles' aptitude for humanising figures from Greek myth and transforming simple fables into complex high tragedy, Electra and Other Plays is translated by David Raeburn with an introduction and notes by Pat Easterling.The plays coll…

  • The Red and the Black

    The Red and the Black
    av Stendhal

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447644

    Charting the rise and fall of an ambitious young social climber in a cruel, monarchical society, Stendhal's The Red and the Black is translated with an introduction and notes by Roger Gard in Penguin Classics.Handsome, ambitious Julien Sorel is dete…

  • 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…

  • A Little Larger Than the Entire Universe

    A Little Larger Than the Entire Universe
    av Fernando Pessoa

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143039556

    This is the largest and richest volume of poetry by Pessoa available in English. It includes generous selections from the three poetic alter egos that the Portuguese writer dubbed "heteronyms" - Alberto Caeiro, Ricardo Reis and Alvaro de Campos - an…

  • The Portrait of a Lady

    The Portrait of a Lady
    av Henry James

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441269

    Regarded by many as Henry James's finest work, and a lucid tragedy exploring the distance between money and happiness, The Portrait of a Lady contains an introduction by Philip Horne in Penguin Classics.When Isabel Archer, a beautiful, spirited Amer…

  • 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…

  • The Three Theban Plays

    The Three Theban Plays
    av Sophocles

    Storpocket - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444254

    Towering over the rest of Greek tragedy, Sophocles' The Three Theban Plays are among the most enduring and timeless dramas ever written. This Penguin Classics edition is translated by Robert Fagles with introductions and notes by Bernard Knox.Collec…

  • The Idiot

    The Idiot
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447927

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky's The Idiot is an immaculate portrait of innocence tainted by the brutal reality of human greed. This Penguin Classics edition is translated from the Russian by David McDuff, with an introduction by William Mills Todd III.Returnin…

  • The Oresteia

    The Oresteia
    av Aeschylus

    Storpocket - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443332

    The only trilogy in Greek drama that survives from antiquity, Aeschylus' The Oresteia is translated by Robert fagles with an introduction, notes and glossary written in collaboration with W.B. Stanford in Penguin Classics.In the Oresteia Aeschylus a…

  • 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…

  • 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 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 Last of the Mohicans

    The Last of the Mohicans
    av James Fenimore Cooper

    Storpocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140390247

    Angered by the values of his materialistic society, Hawk-eye lives apart from the other white men, sharing the solitude and sublimity of the wilderness with his Mohican Indian friend, Chingachgook. As the savageries of war test these exiled men, the…

  • The Elder Edda

    The Elder Edda
    av Andy Orchard

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435856

    Compiled by an unknown scribe in Iceland around 1270, and based on sources dating back centuries earlier, these mythological and heroic poems tell of gods and mortals from an ancient era: the giant-slaying Thor, the doomed Voelsung family, the Hel-r…

  • David Copperfield

    David Copperfield
    av Charles Dickens

    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…

  • Pensees

    Pensees
    av Blaise Pascal

    Storpocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446456

    A passionate defence of religious faith by the great seventeenth-century philosopher, mathematician and physicistBlaise Pascal was the precociously brilliant contemporary of Descartes, but it is his unfinished apologia for the Christian religion upo…

  • Capital

    Capital
    av Karl Marx

    Storpocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445695

    The "forgotten" second volume of Capital, Marx's world-shaking analysis of economics, politics, and history, contains the vital discussion of commodity, the cornerstone to Marx's theories.