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  • Tales of Belkin and Other Prose Writings

    Tales of Belkin and Other Prose Writings
    av Alexander Pushkin

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446753

    Alexander Pushkin was Russia's first true literary genius. Best known for his poetry, he also wrote sparkling prose that revealed his national culture with elegance and understated humour. Here, his gift for portraying the Russian people is fully re…

  • Barnaby Rudge

    Barnaby Rudge
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437287

    'One of Dickens's most neglected, but most rewarding, novels' Peter Ackroyd Set against the backdrop of the Gordon Riots of 1780, Barnaby Rudge is a story of mystery and suspense which begins with an unsolved double murder and goes on to involve con…

  • The Village of Stepanchikovo

    The Village of Stepanchikovo
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Storpocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446586

    Summoned to the country estate of his wealthy uncle Colonel Yegor Rostanev, the young student Sergey Aleksandrovich finds himself thrown into a startling bedlam. For as he soon sees, his meek and kind-hearted uncle is wholly dominated by a pretentio…

  • The Bride of Lammermoor

    The Bride of Lammermoor
    av Walter Scott

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436563

    This is a story of national change and personal tragedy. For Lucy Ashton and Edgar Ravenswood, acts of heroism are thwarted and love is doomed by social, political and historical division. This edition restores the action to the years of uncertainty…

  • Beowulf

    av David Wright

    Pocket - 1957 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440706

    "Beowulf" is the greatest surviving work of literature in Old English, unparalleled in its epic grandeur and scope. It tells the story of the heroic Beowulf and of his battles, first with the monster Grendel, who has laid waste to the great hall of…

  • The Discovery of America by the Turks

    The Discovery of America by the Turks
    av Jorge Amado, Gregory Rabassa, Jose Saramago

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106982

    Published here for the first time in English in a brilliant translation by the peerless Gregory Rabassa, "The Discovery of America by the Turks" is a whimsical Brazilian take on The Taming of the Shrew that will remind readers why Jorge Amado is to…

  • Idylls of the King

    Idylls of the King
    av Alfred Lord Tennyson

    Storpocket - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140422535

    Tennyson had a life-long interest in the legend of King Arthur and after the huge success of his poem 'Morte d'Arthur' he built on the theme with this series of twelve poems, written in two periods of intense creativity over nearly twenty years. Idy…

  • Sketches from a Hunter's Album

    Sketches from a Hunter's Album
    av Ivan Turgenev

    Storpocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445220

    Turgenev's first major prose work is a series of twenty-five Sketches: the observations and anecdotes of the author during his travels through Russia satisfying his passion for hunting. His album is filled with moving insights into the lives of thos…

  • 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…

  • Five Plays

    Five Plays
    av Thomas Middleton

    Storpocket - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140432190

    Thomas Middleton (1580-1627) was one of the most prolific and fascinating playwrights of the Jacobean era, producing nearly fifty theatrical pieces in a quarter of a century. This collection comprises five of his most powerful plays, from the comedi…

  • Yevtushenko: Selected Poems

    Yevtushenko: Selected Poems
    av Yevgeny Yevtushenko

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424775

    This volume contains a selection of early works by Yevgeny Alexandrovich Yevtushenko who blazed a trail for a generation of Soviet poets with a confident poetic voice that moves effortlessly between social and personal themes. 'Zima Junction' vividl…

  • Electra and Other Plays

    Electra and Other Plays
    av Euripides

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446685

    Of all the ancient Greek tragedians, Euripides was the most sensitive to the lives of women and other outcasts in Athenian society, and Electra and Other Plays collects five plays demonstrating his talent for bringing to life their plight. This Peng…

  • The Confusions of Young Torless

    The Confusions of Young Torless
    av Robert Musil

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142180006

    At a bleak, isolated military school on the fringes of the Austro- Hungarian Empire, four young cadets - Torless, Beineberg, Reiting and their victim Basini - drift even further away from their school- fellows into a private world of ritual, secrecy…

  • Diary of a Madman, The Government Inspector, & Selected Stories

    Diary of a Madman, The Government Inspector, & Selected Stories
    av Nikolay Gogol

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449075

    Nikolai Gogol's short fiction, collected here as The Diary of a Madman, The Government Inspector and Selected Stories, deeply influenced later Russian literature with powerful depictions of a society dominated by petty bureaucracy and base corruptio…

  • Paths of Glory

    Paths of Glory
    av Humphrey Cobb, James H. Meredith, David Simon

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106111

    Familiar to many as the Stanley Kubrick film starring Kirk Douglas, "Paths of Glory" explores the perilous complications involved in what nations demand of their soldiers in wartime. Humphrey Cobb's protagonists are Frenchmen during the First World…

  • Love and Freindship

    Love and Freindship
    av Jane Austen

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141395111

    Jane Austen's brilliant, hilarious - and often outrageous - early stories, sketches and pieces of nonsense. Jane Austen's earliest writing dates from when she was just eleven years, and already shows the hallmarks of her mature work: wit, acute insi…

  • Rome and Italy

    Rome and Italy

    Storpocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443882

    Books VI-X of Livy's monumental work trace Rome's fortunes from its near collapse after defeat by the Gauls in 386 bc to its emergence, in a matter of decades, as the premier power in Italy, having conquered the city-state of Samnium in 293 bc. In t…

  • The Princess Casamassima

    The Princess Casamassima
    av Henry James

    Storpocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140432541

    The illegitimate and impoverished son of a dressmaker and a nobleman, Hyacinth Robinson has grown up with a strong sense of beauty that heightens his acute sympathy for the inequalities that surround him. Drawn into a secret circle of radical politi…

  • The Gentleman from San Francisco

    The Gentleman from San Francisco
    av David Richards

    Storpocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140185522

    A much neglected literary figure, Ivan Bunin is one of Russia's major writers and ranks with Tolstoy and Chekhov at the forefront of the Russian Realists. Drawing artistic inspiration from his personal experience, these powerful, evocative stories a…

  • The Best of Richard Matheson

    The Best of Richard Matheson
    av Richard Matheson

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143130178

    Among the greats of twentieth century horror and fantasy, few names stand above Richard Matheson. Though known by many for novels like I Am Legend and his sixteen Twilight Zone episodes, Matheson truly shines in his chilling, masterful short stories…

  • The History of Mr Polly

    The History of Mr Polly
    av H. G. Wells

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441078

    Mr Polly is an ordinary middle-aged man who is tired of his wife's nagging and his dreary job as the owner of a regional gentleman's outfitters. Faced with the threat of bankruptcy, he concludes that the only way to escape his frustrating existence…

  • Miss Marjoribanks

    Miss Marjoribanks
    av Margaret Oliphant

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436303

    Returning home to tend her widowed father Dr Marjoribanks, Lucilla soon launches herself into Carlingford society, aiming to raise the tone with her select Thursday evening parties. Optimistic, resourceful and blithely unimpeded by self-doubt, Lucil…

  • The Law and the Lady

    The Law and the Lady
    av Wilkie Collins

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436075

    Despite the grave misgivings of both their families, Valeria Brinton and Eustace Woodville are married. But before long the new bride begins to suspect a dark secret in her husband's past and when she discovers that he has been living under a false…

  • A Discourse on Inequality

    A Discourse on Inequality
    av Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Storpocket - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444391

    In A Discourse on Inequality Rousseau sets out to demonstrate how the growth of civilization corrupts man's natural happiness and freedom by creating artificial inequalities of wealth, power and social privilege. Contending that primitive man was eq…

  • The Italian

    The Italian
    av Ann Radcliffe

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437546

    From the first moment Vincentio di Vivaldi, a young nobleman, sets eyes on the veiled figure of Ellena, he is captivated by her enigmatic beauty and grace. But his haughty and manipulative mother is against the match and enlists the help of her conf…

  • Vita Nuova

    Vita Nuova
    av Dante Alighieri

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449471

    A unique treatise by a poet, written for poets, on the art of poetry, LA VITA NUOVA is elaborately and symbolically patterned, consisting of a selection of Dante's early poems, interspersed with his own prose commentary. The poems themselves tell th…

  • On Being Different

    On Being Different
    av Merle Miller

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106968

    Originally published in 1971, Merle Miller's On Being Different is a pioneering and thought-provoking book about being homosexual in the United States. Just two years after the Stonewall riots, Miller wrote a poignant essay for the New York Times Ma…

  • The Way We Live Now

    The Way We Live Now
    av Anthony Trollope

    Storpocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433920

    The Way We Live Now is Anthony Trollope's radical exploration of the dangers associated with speculative capitalism, edited with an introduction and notes by Frank Kermode in Penguin Classics. Augustus Melmotte is a fraudulent foreign financier who…

  • The Portable Henry James

    The Portable Henry James
    av Henry James, John Auchard, Henry James

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142437674

    A single volume introduction to the renowned author of The Portrait of A Lady, Washington Square and The Wings of the Dove. This collection of seven of James's major tales, including The Turn of the Screw and Daisy Miller, is published here together…

  • Selected Journalism 1850-1870

    Selected Journalism 1850-1870
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435801

    A testament to the energy and creativity of a writer and journalist without equal, Charles Dickens's Selected Journalism 1850-1870 is edited with an introduction and notes by David Pascoe in Penguin Classics. Throughout his writing career Charles Di…

  • Our Nig

    Our Nig
    av Harriet E. Wilson, P. Gabrielle Foreman, Reginald H. Pitts

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143105763

    First published in 1859, "Our Nig" is an autobiographical narrative that stands as one of the most important accounts of the life of a black woman in the antebellum North. In the story of Frado, a spirited black girl who is abused and overworked as…

  • The Works of the Gawain Poet

    The Works of the Gawain Poet
    av Ad Putter

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424140

    A new volume of the works of the Gawain poet, destined to become the definitive edition for students and scholars. This volume brings together four works of the unknown fourteenth-century poet famous for the Arthurian romance Sir Gawain and the Gree…

  • Nostromo

    av Joseph Conrad

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441634

    Nostromo, published in 1904, is one of Conrad's finest works. Nostromo -- though one hundred years old -- says as much about today's Latin America as any of the finest recent accounts of that region's turbulent political life. Insistently dramatic i…

  • The Loom of Time

    The Loom of Time
    av Kalidasa

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455212

    Kalidasa is the major poet and dramatist of classical Sanskrit literature - a many-sided talent of extraordinary scope and exquisite language. His great poem, Meghadutam (The Cloud Messenger), tells of a divine being, punished for failing in his sac…

  • The Laws

    The Laws
    av Plato

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449846

    In the Laws, Plato describes in fascinating detail a comprehensive system of legislation in a small agricultural utopia he named Magnesia. His laws not only govern crime and punishment, but also form a code of conduct for all aspects of life in his…

  • The Penguin Book of Romantic Poetry

    The Penguin Book of Romantic Poetry
    av Jonathan Wordsworth

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435689

    The Romanticism that emerged after the American and French revolutions of 1776 and 1789 represented a new flowering of the imagination and the spirit, and a celebration of the soul of humanity with its capacity for love. This extraordinary collectio…

  • Man and Superman

    Man and Superman
    av George Bernard Shaw

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437881

    Shaw began writing MAN AND SUPERMAN in 1901 and determined to write a play that would encapsulate the new century's intellectual inheritance. Shaw drew not only on Byron's verse satire, but also on Shakespeare, the Victorian comedy fashionable in hi…

  • Manon Lescaut

    Manon Lescaut
    av Abbe Prevost

    Storpocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445596

    When the young Chevalier des Grieux first sets eyes on the exquisitely beautiful and charming Manon Lescaut they fall passionately in love. But his happiness turns to bitter despair when he discovers that Manon is mercenary and immoral, and has take…

  • The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

    The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket
    av Edgar Allan Poe

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437485

    Poe found the germ of the story he would develop into ARTHUR GORDON PYM in 1836 in a newspaper account of the shipwreck and subsequent rescue of the two men on board. Published in 1838, this rousing sea adventure follows New England boy, Pym, who st…

  • Daisy Miller

    Daisy Miller
    av Henry James

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441344

    Travelling in Europe with her family, Daisy Miller, an exquisitely beautiful young American woman, presents her fellow-countryman Winterbourne with a dilemma he cannot resolve. Is she deliberately flouting social convention in the outspoken way she…

  • The Marsh Arabs

    The Marsh Arabs
    av Wilfred Thesiger

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141442082

    In a study of the Marsh Arabs of southern Iraq, a noted British travel writer and explorer describes a way of life that lasted for thousands of years, until they were almost completely destroyed by Saddam Hussein, evoking the landscape and its teemi…

  • Papers and Journals

    Papers and Journals
    av Soren Kierkegaard

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445893

    One of the greatest thinkers of the nineteenth century, Soren Kierkegaard (1814-55) often expressed himself through pseudonyms and disguises. Taken from his personal writings, these private reflections reveal the development of his own thought and p…

  • Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    av Victor Hugo, Brooks Haxton, Brooks Haxton

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142437032

  • The Life of John Thompson, a Fugitive Slave

    The Life of John Thompson, a Fugitive Slave
    av John Thompson, William Andrews, Henry Louis Gates

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106425

    John Thompson was born into slavery on a Maryland plantation in 1812. Originally published in 1856, "The Life of John Thompson, a Fugitive Slave" chronicles his enslavement, his escape, and his life in the North, where he lived as a free man until f…

  • Sylvia's Lovers

    Sylvia's Lovers
    av Elizabeth Gaskell

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434224

    Elizabeth Gaskell's only historical novel, Sylvia's Lovers, is set in 1790 in the seaside town of Monkshaven (Whitby) where press-gangs wreak havoc by seizing young men for service in the Napoleonic wars. One of their victims is whaling harpooner, C…

  • The Natural History of Selborne

    The Natural History of Selborne
    av Gilbert White

    Storpocket - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140431124

    More than any other writer Gilbert White (1720-93) has shaped the relationship between man and nature. A hundred years before Darwin, White realised the crucial role of worms in the formation of soil and understood the significance of territory and…

  • Tono-Bungay

    av H. G. Wells

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441115

    Presented as a miraculous cure-all, Tono-Bungay is in fact nothing other than a pleasant-tasting liquid with no positive effects. Nonetheless, when the young George Ponderevo is employed by his Uncle Edward to help market this ineffective medicine,…

  • Caleb Williams

    Caleb Williams
    av William Godwin

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441238

    When honest young Caleb Williams comes to work as a secretary for Squire Falkland, he soon begins to suspect that his new master is hiding a terrible secret. But as he digs deeper into Falkland's past and finally unearths the guilty truth, the resul…

  • The Duke's Children

    The Duke's Children
    av Anthony Trollope

    Storpocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433449

    Plantagenet Palliser, the Duke of Omnium and former Prime Minister of England, is widowed and wracked by grief. Struggling to adapt to life without his beloved Lady Glencora, he works hard to guide and support his three adult children. Palliser soon…

  • The Obedience of a Christian Man

    The Obedience of a Christian Man
    av William Tyndale

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434774

    One of the key foundation books of the English Reformation, The Obedience of a Christian Man (1528) makes a radical challenge to the established order of the all-powerful Church of its time. Himself a priest, Tyndale boldly claims that there is just…