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  • 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…

  • 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.

  • The Souls of Black Folk

    The Souls of Black Folk
    av W. Du Bois

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140189988

    When The Souls of Black Folk was first published in 1903, it had a galvanizing effect on the conversation about race in America - and it remains both a touchstone in the literature of African America and a beacon in the fight for civil rights. W. E.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Democracy in America

    Democracy in America
    av Alexis Tocqueville

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447606

    A study of America's national government, egalitarian ideals, and character offers reflections on the effect of majority rule on the rights of individuals and provides insight into the rewards and responsibilities of a democratic government, in a ne…

  • 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 Mysteries of Udolpho

    The Mysteries of Udolpho
    av Ann Radcliffe

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437591

    With its insightful portrayals of her protagonist's inner life, Ann Radcliffe's The Mysteries of Udolpho was a hugely influential work of early Gothic horror. This Penguin Classics edition is edited with an introduction and notes by Jacqueline Howar…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439747

    Tells the story of a poor orphan's adventures in the criminal underworld of mid-nineteenth-century London.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • Catiline's War, The Jugurthine War, Histories

    Catiline's War, The Jugurthine War, Histories
    av Sallust

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449488

    Sallust (86-c. 35 bc) is the earliest Roman historian of whom complete works survive, a senator of the Roman Republic and younger contemporary of Cicero, Pompey and Julius Caesar. His Catiline's War tells of the conspiracy in 63 bc led by L. Sergius…

  • 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…

  • Monkey

    Monkey
    av Wu Ch'eng-En

    Storpocket - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441116

    Also known as Journey to the West, Wu Ch'eng-en's Monkey is one of the Four Great Classical Novels in Chinese literature, translated by Arthur Waley in Penguin Classics. Monkey depicts the adventures of Prince Tripitaka, a young Buddhist priest on a…

  • The Monk

    The Monk
    av Matthew Lewis

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436037

    Matthew Lewis's Gothic masterpiece, depicting a holy man slowly becoming entangled in a web of sin, The Monk is edited with an introduction by Christopher MacLachlan in Penguin Classics.Savaged by critics for its blasphemy and obscenity, particularl…

  • The Castle of Otranto

    The Castle of Otranto
    av Horace Walpole

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437676

    On the day of his wedding, Conrad, heir to the house of Otranto, is killed in mysterious circumstances. His calculating father Manfred fears that his dynasty will now come to an end and determines to marry his son's bride himself - despite the fact…

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

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

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439761

    Bored on a hot afternoon, Alice follows a White Rabbit down a rabbit-hole without giving a thought about how she might get out. And so she tumbles into Wonderland: where animals answer back, a baby turns into a pig, time stands still at a disorderly…

  • The Portable Edgar Allan Poe

    The Portable Edgar Allan Poe
    av Edgar Allan Poe

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143039914

    The Portable Poe compiles Poe's greatest writings: tales of fantasy, terror, death, revenge, murder, and mystery, including "The Pit and the Pendulum," "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Cask of Amontillado," and "The Murders in the Rue Morgue,"…

  • 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…

  • 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 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 Complete English Poems

    The Complete English Poems
    av John Donne

    Storpocket - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140422092

    No poet has been more wilfully contradictory than John Donne, whose works forge unforgettable connections between extremes of passion and mental energy. From satire to tender elegy, from sacred devotion to lust, he conveys an astonishing range of em…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Utilitarianism and Other Essays

    Utilitarianism and Other Essays
    av Jeremy Bentham

    Storpocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140432725

    One of the most important nineteenth-century schools of thought, Utilitarianism propounds the view that the value or rightness of an action rests in how well it promotes the welfare of those affected by it, aiming for 'the greatest happiness of the…

  • 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.

  • The Life of St Teresa of Avila by Herself

    The Life of St Teresa of Avila by Herself
    av Teresa of Avila

    Storpocket - 1957 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440737

    Born in the Castilian town of Avila in 1515, Teresa entered the Carmelite convent of the Incarnation when she was twenty-one. Tormented by illness, doubts and self-recrimination, she gradually came to recognize the power of prayer and contemplation…

  • The Invisible Man

    The Invisible Man
    av H. G. Wells

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439983

    A scientist who has discovered a way to make himself invisible, Griffin seeks the aid of an old friend, Kemp, to find an antidote and unleashes his growing madness and frustrations by terrorizing a small town, in a new edition of the science fiction…

  • Dubliners

    Dubliners
    av James Joyce

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107453

    Perhaps the greatest short story collection in the English language, James Joyce's Dubliners is both a vivid and unflinching portrait of "dear dirty Dublin" at the turn of the twentieth century and a moral history of a nation and a people whose "gol…

  • A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings

    A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140439052

    'Every idiot who goes about with "Merry Christmas" on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding'Dickens's story of solitary miser Ebenezer Scrooge, who is taught the true meaning of Christmas by a series of ghostly visitors, has had an endurin…

  • Early Greek Philosophy

    Early Greek Philosophy

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140448153

    The works collected in this volume form the true foundation of Western philosophy - the base upon which Plato and Aristotle and their successors would eventually build. Yet the importance of the Pre-Socratics thinkers lies less in their influence -…

  • Selected Essays

    Selected Essays
    av Samuel Johnson

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436273

    This volume contains a generous selection from the essays Johnson published twice weekly as 'The Rambler' in the early 1750s. It was here that he first created the literary character and forged the distinctive prose style that established him as a p…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Diary of Lady Murasaki

    The Diary of Lady Murasaki
    av Murasaki Shikibu

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435764

    The Diary recorded by Lady Murasaki (c. 973-c. 1020), author of The Tale of Genji, is an intimate picture of her life as tutor and companion to the young Empress Shoshi. Told in a series of vignettes, it offers revealing glimpses of the Japanese imp…

  • 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…

  • 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 the Heike

    The Tale of the Heike

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107262

    The Tale of the Heike is Japan's great martial epic: a masterpiece of world literature and the progenitor of all samurai stories. This major and groundbreaking new Penguin translation is by Royall Tyler, acclaimed translator of The Tale of Genji. Fi…

  • Lost Illusions

    Lost Illusions
    av Herbert Hunt

    Storpocket - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442519

    Handsome would-be poet Lucien Chardon is poor and naive, but highly ambitious. Failing to make his name in his dull provincial hometown, he is taken up by a patroness, the captivating married woman Madame de Bargeton, and prepares to forge his way i…

  • 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…

  • Gorgias

    Gorgias
    av Plato

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449044

    Taking the form of a dialogue between Socrates, Gorgias, Polus and Callicles, GORGIAS debates perennial questions about the nature of government and those who aspire to public office. Are high moral standards essential or should we give our preferen…

  • The Koran

    The Koran

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141393834

    'Across the language barrier Dawood captures the thunder and poetry of the original' The TimesThe 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 fourtee…

  • 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…