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  • A Dictionary of the English Language: an Anthology

    A Dictionary of the English Language: an Anthology
    av Samuel Johnson

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441573

    Samuel Johnson's Dictionary, published in 1755, marked a milestone in a language in desperate need of standards. No English dictionary before it had devoted so much space to everyday words, been so thorough in its definitions, or illustrated usage b…

  • Medieval Writings on Female Spirituality

    Medieval Writings on Female Spirituality
    av Elizabeth Spearing

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140439250

    This is a wide-ranging collection of writings by and about religious women presenting some of the most original and compelling literature of the middle ages. Highlights of this edition include Marguerite Porete's allegorical poem "The Mirror of Simp…

  • Roxana

    av Daniel Defoe

    Storpocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140431490

    Beautiful, proud Roxana is terrified of being poor. When her foolish husband leaves her penniless with five children, she must choose between being a virtuous beggar or a rich whore. Embarking on a career as a courtesan and kept woman, the glamour o…

  • How Much Land Does a Man Need? & Other Stories

    How Much Land Does a Man Need? & Other Stories
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Storpocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445060

    These short works, ranging from Tolstoy's earliest tales to the brilliant title story, are rich in the insights and passion that characterize all of his explorations in love, war, courage, and civilization.

  • Thirty-two Tales of the Throne of Vikramaditya

    Thirty-two Tales of the Throne of Vikramaditya
    av Simhasana Dvatrimsika

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455175

    The fabled monarch Vikramaditya is considered to be a model of kingly virtues, and his reign a golden age of peace and prosperity. Narrated by the thirty-two statuettes of nymphs supporting his magic throne, the Tales describe his exploits and extol…

  • The Portable Steinbeck

    The Portable Steinbeck
    av John Steinbeck

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106975

    The Portable Steinbeck is a grand sampling of John Steinbeck's most important and popular works. Here are the complete novels of Mice and Men and The Red Pony, together with self-contained excerpts from several longer novels, the text of his Nobel P…

  • The Mabinogion

    The Mabinogion

    Storpocket - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443226

    Eleven stories of ancient Welsh origin combine myth, history, and folk legend in their accounts of heroes, quests, battles, and the triumphs of Arthur's knights

  • Tales from Shakespeare

    Tales from Shakespeare
    av Charles and Mary Lamb

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441627

    As children, Charles and Mary Lamb took great delight in exploring their benefactor's extensive library; as adults they began writing children's books together that also appealed to all generations. In Tales of Shakespeare they wished to bring their…

  • Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners

    Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners
    av John Bunyan

    Storpocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140432800

    Composed and published while John Bunyan (1628-1688) was in prison for his religious principles, Grace Abounding is an extraordinary spiritual autobiography. It was written in an age when religious radicalism was regarded as socially subversive, and…

  • Selected Writings

    Selected Writings
    av Gerard de Nerval

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446012

    Poet, visionary, short-story writer and autobiographer, Gerard de Nerval (1808-1855) explored the uncertain borderlines between dream and reality, irony and madness, autobiography and fiction with his groundbreaking writings. This comprehensive sele…

  • Victory

    av Joseph Conrad

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140189780

    Axel Heyst, a dreamer and a restless drifter, believes he can avoid suffering by cutting himself off from others. Then he becomes involved in the operation of a coal company on a remote island in the Malay Archipelago, and when it fails he turns his…

  • Victory

    av Joseph Conrad

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241189658

    Axel Heyst, a dreamer and a restless drifter, believes he can avoid suffering by cutting himself off from others. Then he becomes involved in the operation of a coal company on a remote island in the Malay Archipelago, and when it fails he turns his…

  • Thomas Paine Reader

    Thomas Paine Reader
    av Thomas Paine

    Storpocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444964

    This major collection demonstrates the extent to which Thomas Paine (1737-1809) was an inspiration to the Americans in their struggle for independence, a passionate supporter of the French Revolution and perhaps the outstanding English radical write…

  • Tevye the Dairyman and Motl the Cantor's Son

    Tevye the Dairyman and Motl the Cantor's Son
    av Sholem Aleichem

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143105602

    Tevye is the compassionate, lovable, Bible-quoting dairyman from Anatevka, and Tevye the Dairyman is a heartwarming and poignant account of life in turn-of-the-century Russia. Through the workaday world of a rural dairyman, his grit, wit, and heart,…

  • Latin Literature

    Latin Literature
    av Michael Grant

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141398112

    A classic introduction to Latin literature, with translations of the best passages from Virgil, Livy, Ovid, Seneca and many others. This classic anthology traces the development of Latin literature from the early Republican works of Cicero and Catul…

  • Discourse on Method and the Meditations

    Discourse on Method and the Meditations
    av Rene Descartes

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442069

    Rene Descartes was a central figure in the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century. In his Discourse on Method he outlined the contrast between mathematics and experimental sciences, and the extent to which each one can achieve certainty. D…

  • Studs Lonigan

    Studs Lonigan
    av James T. Farrell, Ann Douglas, James T. Farrell

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141186733

  • The Nun

    The Nun
    av Denis Diderot

    Storpocket - 1974 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443004

    In 1758 Diderot's friend the Marquis de Croismare became interested in the cause celebre of a nun who was appealing to be allowed to leave a Paris convent. Less than a year later, in an affectionate attempt to trick his friend, Diderot created this…

  • The Master of Ballantrae

    The Master of Ballantrae
    av Adrian Poole

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434460

    Set at the time of the Jacobite uprising, The Master of Ballantrae tells of a family divided. James Durie, Master of Ballantrae, abandons his ancestral home to support the Scottish rebellion - leaving his younger brother Henry, who is faithful to th…

  • Le Morte D'Arthur Volume 2

    Le Morte D'Arthur Volume 2
    av Thomas Malory

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140430448

    Volume two of Le Morte D'Arthur, Sir Thomas Malory's powerful and elegaic version of the Arthurian legend, recounts the adventures of Sir Tristram de Liones and the treachery of Sir Mordred, and follows Sir Launcelot's quest for The Holy Grail, his…

  • Rome in Crisis

    Rome in Crisis
    av Plutarch

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449167

    Bringing together nine biographies from Plutarch's Parallel Lives series, this edition examines the lives of major figures in Roman history, from Lucullus (118-57 BC), an aristocratic politician and conqueror of Eastern kingdoms, to Otho (32-69 AD),…

  • Georgics

    av Virgil

    Pocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444148

    A eulogy to Italy as the temperate land of perpetual spring, and a celebration of the values of rustic piety.

  • No Way Back

    No Way Back
    av Theodor Fontane

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141392158

    A rich and enjoyable novel about marriage, love and betrayal, from the great German realist Theodor Fontane. Charming, cheerful Count Holk is delighted to be called away from his solemn wife to the distant court of a Danish princess. Swept up in the…

  • The Tragic Muse

    The Tragic Muse
    av Henry James

    Storpocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433890

    'You must paint her just like that ... as the Tragic Muse' Suggests one of James's characters to Nick Dormer, the young Englishman who, during the course of the novel, will courageously resist the glittering Parliamentary career desired for him by h…

  • The Absentee

    The Absentee
    av Heidi Thomson

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436457

    Lord and Lady Clonbrony are more concerned with fashionable London society than with their responsibilities to those who live and work on their Irish estates. Concerned by this negligence, their son Lord Colambre goes incognito to Ireland to observe…

  • Selected Letters

    Selected Letters
    av Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

    Storpocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434903

    A revised selection of Lady Montagu's letters. Besides presenting a vivid picture of manners in a picturesque age, they contain a unique series of impressions from foreign courts seldom visited and nowhere else so intimately described. Lady Mary was…

  • The Violent Land

    The Violent Land
    av Jorge Amado

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106371

    From the foremost Brazilian novelist of the twentieth century- an exotic tale of greed, madness, and seduction set in Brazil's lush, cocoa-growing forests. Two powerful families scheme to control Brazil's cocoa bounty in this epic novel that does fo…

  • The Woman Who Rode Away, St. Mawr, The Princess

    The Woman Who Rode Away, St. Mawr, The Princess
    av D H Lawrence

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441665

    The three works collected in this volume, all written in 1924, explore the profound effects on protagonists who embark on psychological voyages of liberation. In St Mawr, Lou Witt buys a beautiful, untamable bay stallion and discovers an intense aff…

  • Plays

    av Anton Chekhov

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447330

    Five masterful dramatic works from one of the world's best-loved playwrights, Anton Chekhov's Plays is translated with notes by Peter Carson, and an introduction by Richard Gilman in Penguin Classics. At a time when the Russian theatre was dominated…

  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
    av Burrows

    Storpocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140422955

    A New Year's feast at King Arthur's court is interrupted by the appearance of a gigantic Green Knight, resplendent on horseback. He challenges any one of Arthur's men to behead him, provided that if he survives he can return the blow a year later. S…

  • Titanic: First Accounts (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    Titanic: First Accounts (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106623

    Just in time for the centennial of the sinking of the Titanic, this graphic deluxe edition compiles first hand accounts, testimonies, and letters by notable Titanic survivors, including Archibald Gracie, Lawrence Beesley, Elizabeth W. Shutes, and th…

  • Major Barbara

    Major Barbara
    av George Bernard Shaw

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437904

    Andrew Undershaft, a millionaire armaments manufacturer, loves money and despises poverty. His estranged daughter Barbara, on the other hand, shows her love for the poor by throwing her energies into her work as a Major in the Salvation Army, and se…

  • Two Lives of Charlemagne

    Two Lives of Charlemagne
    av Einhard, Einhard, Notker the Stammerer

    Häftad - 1969 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442137

    Two revealingly different accounts of the life of the most important figure of the Roman Empire Charlemage, known as the father of Europe, was one of the most powerful and dynamic of all medieval rulers. The biographies brought together here provide…

  • A Short History of the World

    A Short History of the World
    av H. G. Wells

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441825

    Spanning the origins of the Earth to the outcome of the First World War, this is a brilliantly compelling account of the evolution of life and the development of the human race. Along the way, Wells considers such diverse subjects as the Neolithic e…

  • Letters from My Windmill

    Letters from My Windmill
    av Alphonse Daudet, Frederick Davies

    Pocket - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443349

    Alphonse Daudet's novels established him as the most successful writer in France by the end of the XIX century. Throughout his working life in Paris Daudet never lost his almost umbilical attachment to Provence. Here, he presents tales of that regio…

  • The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Writings

    The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Writings
    av Bret Harte, Gary Scharnhorst, Bret Harte

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140439175

    "Though I am generally placed at the head of my breed of scribblers in this part of the country," Mark Twain wrote from California in 1866, "the place properly belongs to Bret Harte." More than any other writer, Bret Harte was at the forefront of we…

  • Monodies and On the Relics of Saints

    Monodies and On the Relics of Saints
    av Guibert of Nogent, Joseph Mcalhany, Jay Rubenstein

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106302

    The first Western autobiography since Augustine's "Confessions", "The Monodies" is set against the backdrop of the First Crusade and offers stunning insights into medieval society. As Guibert of Nogent intimately recounts his early years, monastic l…

  • The Duchess of Malfi, The White Devil, The Broken Heart and 'Tis Pity She's a Whore

    The Duchess of Malfi, The White Devil, The Broken Heart and 'Tis Pity She's a Whore
    av John Ford

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141392233

    These four plays, written during the reigns of James I and Charles I, took revenge tragedy in dark and ambiguous new directions. In The Duchess of Malfi and The White Devil, John Webster explores the role of women and issues of power, sex and corrup…

  • London Labour and the London Poor

    London Labour and the London Poor

    Storpocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140432411

    London Labour and the London Poor originated in a series of newspaper articles written by the great journalist Henry Mayhew between 1849 and 1850. A dozen years later, it had grown into the fullest picture we have of labouring people in the world's…

  • Murder Trials

    Murder Trials
    av Cicero

    Storpocket - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442885

    Cicero's speeches "In Defence of Sextus Roscius of Amerina," "In Defence of Aulus Cluentius Habitus," "In Defence of Gaius Rabirius," "Note on the Speeches in Defence of Caelius and Milo," and "In Defence of King Deiotarus" provide insight into Roma…

  • The Complete Poems

    The Complete Poems
    av John Milton

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433630

    John Milton was a master of almost every type of verse, from the classical to the religious and from the lyrical to the epic. His early poems include the devotional 'On the Morning of Christ's Nativity', 'Comus', a masque, and the pastoral elegy 'Ly…

  • Life Is a Dream

    Life Is a Dream
    av Pedro Calderon de la Barca, Gregary Racz, Pedro Calderon de la Barca

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143104827

    Considered one of the outstanding Spanish dramas of all time, this 17th-century allegory explores the mysteries of human destiny, the illusory nature of existence, and the struggle between predestination and free will.

  • The Confession of a Child of the Century

    The Confession of a Child of the Century
    av Alfred de Musset

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141391854

    Recently made into a film starring Charlotte Gainsbourg, Pete Doherty and Lily Cole, this French novel of love and betrayal is now available in a new English translation for the first time in over a hundred years. Inspired by his scandalous real-lif…

  • On Tangled Paths

    On Tangled Paths
    av Theodor Fontane

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141392172

    A moving love story and a vivid depiction of Berlin in the 1870s, from Germany's greatest nineteenth-century novelist Theodor Fontane. Lene is a beautiful, orphaned young seamstress, and Botho is a handsome, aristocratic cavalry officer. They are in…

  • The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

    The Travels of Sir John Mandeville
    av John Mandeville

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441436

    Ostensibly written by an English knight, the Travels purport to relate his experiences in the Holy Land, Egypt, India and China. Mandeville claims to have served in the Great Khan's army, and to have travelled in 'the lands beyond' - countries popul…

  • The Interesting Narrative and Other Writings

    The Interesting Narrative and Other Writings
    av Olaudah Equiano

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142437162

    Relates the experiences of an African prince who was kidnapped into slavery in 1755 and followed his various masters from the Americas to Europe and through the Caribbean.

  • Chance

    av Joseph Conrad

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140186543

    'It is a mighty force that of mere chance, absolutely irresistible yet manifesting itself often in delicate forms such for instance as the charm, true or illusory, of a human being' In Flora de Barral, the slender, dreamy, morbidly charming daughter…

  • South

    av Ernest Henry, Sir Shackleton, Fergus Fleming, Frank Hurley

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142437797

    As war clouds darkened over Europe in 1914, a party led by Shackleton set out to make the first crossing of the entire Antarctic continent via the Pole. But their initial optimism was short-lived as ice floes closed around their ship, gradually crus…

  • Life on the Mississippi

    Life on the Mississippi
    av Mark Twain

    Storpocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140390506

    This is Mark Twain's description of life on the Mississippi River, with observations and anecdotes about the culture and society along the river valley. It includes character sketches, historical facts, information and reminiscences of Twain's boyho…

  • Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil of Slavery

    Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil of Slavery
    av Ottobah Cugoano, Vincent Carretta, Ottobah Cugoano

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447507

    Born in present-day Ghana, Quobna Ottobah Cugoano was kidnapped at the age of thirteen and sold into slavery by his fellow Africans in 1770; he worked in the brutal plantation chain gangs of the West Indies before being freed in England. His "Though…

  • As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams

    As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams
    av Sarashina

    Storpocket - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442823

    A Lady-in-waiting at a Heian court in medieval Japan records her personal feelings and reactions to social standards