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  • 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…

  • Dracula

    Dracula

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439846

    Presents the tale of a bizarre Carpathian count who drinks human blood to stay alive, and the Englishman who knows his secret.

  • Moby-Dick

    Moby-Dick
    av Herman Melville

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142437247

    The original 'Great American Novel', Herman Melville'sMoby-Dick is a masterful study of obsession. This Penguin Classics edition contains an introduction by Andrew Delblanco, with explanatory commentary by Tom Quirk. 'Call me Ishmael.' So begins Her…

  • Meditations and Other Metaphysical Writings

    Meditations and Other Metaphysical Writings
    av Rene Descartes

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447019

    One of the foundation-stones of modern philosophy, Rene Descartes' Meditations and Other Metaphysical Writings is translated from the Latin with an introduction by Desmond M. Clarke in Penguin Classics.Descartes was prepared to go to any lengths in…

  • A Journal of the Plague Year

    A Journal of the Plague Year
    av Daniel Defoe

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437850

    'The most reliable and comprehensive account of the Great Plague that we possess' Anthony Burgess In 1665 the plague swept through London, claiming over 97,000 lives. Daniel Defoe was just five at the time of the plague, but he later called on hi…

  • 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 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.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Faust, Part I

    Faust, Part I
    av 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • A Tale of Two Cities

    A Tale of Two Cities
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439600

    Penguin Classics relaunch.

  • The Pickwick Papers

    The Pickwick Papers
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436112

    'One of my life's greatest tragedies is to have already read Pickwick Papers - I can't go back and read it for the first time' Fernando PessoaFew first novels have created as much popular excitement as The Pickwick Papers - a comic masterpiece that…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Pragmatism and Other Writings

    Pragmatism and Other Writings
    av William James

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437355

    The writings of William James represent one of America's most original contributions to the history of ideas. Ranging from philosophy and psychology to religion and politics, James composed the most engaging formulation of American pragmatism. 'Prag…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Ancien Regime and the Revolution

    Ancien Regime and the Revolution
    av Alexis de Tocqueville

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441641

    The Ancien Regime and the Revolution is a comparison of revolutionary France and the despotic rule it toppled. Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-59) is an objective observer of both periods - providing a merciless critique of the ancien regime, with its v…

  • 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…

  • Bleak House

    Bleak House
    av Charles Dickens

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141198354

    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. As…

  • Bleak House

    Bleak House
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439723

    Textual notes and a Dickens chronology accompany this satire of Victorian society built around an interminable suit at the Court of Chancery.

  • 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…

  • 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 Time Machine

    The Time Machine
    av H. G. Wells

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439976

    'The father of science fiction' GuardianThe Time Machine is the first and greatest modern portrayal of time-travel. It sees a Victorian scientist propel himself into the year 802,701 AD, when he is initially delighted to find that suffering has been…

  • 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 Greek Myths (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    The Greek Myths (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    av Robert Graves

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106715

    Robert Graves's classic retelling of the Greek Myths is definitive, comprehensive and unparalleled - and available now in the Penguin Classics Deluxe series, featuring a new introduction from Rick Riordan (bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Sanshiro

    Sanshiro
    av Natsume Soseki

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455625

    One of Soseki's most beloved works of fiction, the novel depicts the 23-year-old Sanshiro leaving the sleepy countryside for the first time in his life to experience the constantly moving 'real world' of Tokyo, its women and university. In the subtl…

  • 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…

  • 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…