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  • The Rig Veda

    The Rig Veda
    av Wendy Doniger

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449891

    Gathers Vedic hymns about creation, death, sacrifice, ritual, and the various gods and characters of Hindu mythology, in a definitive translation that includes an updated bibliography, comprehensive notes, and informative introduction to the texts.…

  • Villette

    Villette
    av Charlotte Bronte

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434798

    Fleeing a tragic past, Lucy Snowe leaves her home in England to pursue a career as a teacher at a girls' boarding school on the Continent, in this classic romantic novel that captures the narrator's ability to transform her mundane daily existence i…

  • The Lost Estate (Le Grand Meaulnes)

    The Lost Estate (Le Grand Meaulnes)
    av Henri Alain-Fournier

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441894

    The Lost Estate is Robin Buss's translation of Henri Alain-Fournier's poignant study of lost love, Le Grand Meaulnes. 'I read it for the first time when I was seventeen and loved every page. I find its depiction of a golden time and place just as p…

  • Poetics

    Poetics
    av Aristotle

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446364

    One of the most powerful, perceptive and influential works of criticism in Western literary history In his near-contemporary account of classical Greek tragedy, Aristotle examines the dramatic elements of plot, character, language and spectacle that…

  • The Iliad

    The Iliad
    av Homer

    Storpocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444445

    'The best modern prose translation of The Iliad' Robin Lane Fox, The TimesThe first of the world's great tragedies, The Iliad centres on the pivotal four days towards the end of the ten-year war between the Greeks and the Trojans. In a series of dra…

  • The Iliad

    The Iliad
    av Homer

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447941

    'The first great book, and the first great book about the suffering and loss of war' GuardianOne of the foremost achievements in Western literature, Homer's Iliad tells the story of the darkest episode in the Trojan War. At its centre is Achilles, t…

  • The Iliad

    The Iliad
    av Homer

    Storpocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445923

    A work of tremendous influence that has inspired writers from his ancient Greek contemporaries to modernist writers such as T.S. Eliot, Homer's epic poem The Iliad is translated by Robert Fagles with an introduction and notes by Bernard Knox in Peng…

  • Inferno: The Divine Comedy I

    Inferno: The Divine Comedy I
    av Dante

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140448955

    Inferno is the first part of Dante's epic poem The Divine Comedy, revealing the eternal punishment reserved for such sins as greed, self-deception, political double-dealing and treachery. This Penguin Classics edition is translated and edited with a…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • A Tale of Two Cities

    A Tale of Two Cities
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439600

    Penguin Classics relaunch.

  • The Lady with the Little Dog and Other Stories, 1896-1904

    The Lady with the Little Dog and Other Stories, 1896-1904
    av Anton Chekhov

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447873

    The Lady with the Little Dog and Other Stories 1896-1904 is an enchanting collection of tales which showcase Anton Chekhov at the height of his power as a writer. This Penguin Classics edition is translated by Ronald Wilks with an introduction by Pa…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • Northanger Abbey

    Northanger Abbey
    av Jane Austen

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439792

    'Jane Austen is a genius, and Northanger Abbey is hugely underrated' Martin AmisWith its irrepressible heroine and playful literary games, Northanger Abbey is the most youthful and optimistic of Jane Austen's novels. It tells the story of young, imp…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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 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…

  • 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 Complete Short Fiction

    The Complete Short Fiction
    av Oscar Wilde

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439693

    Fairy tales, ghost stories, detective fiction and comedies of manners - the stories collected in this volume made Oscar Wilde's name as a writer of fiction, showing breathtaking dexterity in a wide range of literary styles. Victorian moral justice i…

  • 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…

  • De Profundis and Other Prison Writings

    De Profundis and Other Prison Writings
    av Oscar Wilde

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140439908

    De Profundis and Other Prison Writings is a new selection of Oscar Wilde's prison letters and poetry in Penguin Classics, edited and introduced by Colm Toibin.At the start of 1895, Oscar Wilde was the toast of London, widely feted for his most recen…

  • Capital

    Capital
    av Karl Marx

    Storpocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445701

    The third volume of the book that changed the course of world history, Capital's final chapters were Marx's most controversial writings on the subject, and were never completed.

  • 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…

  • Selected Works

    Selected Works
    av Cicero

    Storpocket - 1963 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440997

    Collecting the most incisive and influential writings of one of Rome's finest orators, Cicero's Selected Works is translated with an introduction by Michael Grant in Penguin Classics.Lawyer, philosopher, statesman and defender of Rome's Republic, Ci…

  • 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…

  • The Moonstone

    The Moonstone
    av Wilkie Collins

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434088

    The Moonstone is one of the first true works of detective fiction, in which Wilkie Collins established the groundwork for the genre itself. This Penguin Classics edition is edited with an introduction by Sandra Kemp.The Moonstone, a priceless yellow…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 Complete Poems

    The Complete Poems
    av Emily Bronte

    Storpocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140423525

    The poems of Emily Jane Bronte are passionate and powerful works that convey the vitality of the human spirit and of the natural world. Only twenty-one of her poems were published during her lifetime - this volume contains those and all others attri…

  • Notes from Underground and the Double

    Notes from Underground and the Double
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455120

    'That sense of the meaninglessness of existence that runs through much of twentieth-century writing - from Conrad and Kafka, to Beckett and beyond - starts in Dostoyevsky's work' Malcolm BradburyAlienated from society and paralysed by a sense of his…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

    The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays
    av Oscar Wilde

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436068

    Lady Windermere's Fan/Salome/A Woman of No Importance/An Ideal Husband/A Florentine Tragedy/The Importance of Being Earnest'To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness'The Importance of Being Earnest is a…

  • 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 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…

  • The History of Tom Jones

    The History of Tom Jones
    av Henry Fielding

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436228

    Henry Fielding's picaresque tale of a young man's search for his place in the world, The History of Tom Jones is edited with notes and an introduction by Thomas Keymer and Alice Wakely in Penguin Classics.A foundling of mysterious parentage brought…

  • 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…

  • 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…