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  • Agnes Grey

    Agnes Grey
    av Anne Bronte

    Storpocket - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140432107

    Anne Bronte's first novel is the compelling autobiographical tale of a young woman desperately seeking a place in the world When her family becomes impoverished after a disastrous financial speculation, Agnes Grey determines to find work as a gove…

  • 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 -…

  • Paradise Lost

    Paradise Lost
    av John Milton

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424393

    Penguin Classics relaunch. In "Paradise Lost", Milton produces a poem of epic scale, conjuring up a vast cosmos and ranging across huge tracts of space and time. And yet, in putting Satan and Adam and Eve at the centre of this story, he also created…

  • Shirley

    Shirley
    av Charlotte Bronte

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439860

    Struggling manufacturer Robert Moore has introduced labour saving machinery to his Yorkshire mill, arousing a ferment of unemployment and discontent among his workers. Robert considers marriage to the wealthy and independent Shirley Keeldar to solve…

  • Therese Raquin

    Therese Raquin
    av Emile Zola

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449440

    Perhaps his most famous work, Emile Zola's Therese Raquin is a dark and gripping story of lust, violence and guilt, set in the gloomy back streets of Paris. This Penguin Classics edition is translated with notes and an introduction by Robin Buss. In…

  • 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.

  • The Wealth of Nations

    The Wealth of Nations
    av Adam Smith

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436150

    Smith's THE WEALTH OF NATIONS was the first comprehensive treatment of political economy. Originally delivered in the form of lectures at Glasgow, the book's publication in 1776 co-incided with America's Declaration of Independence. These volumes in…

  • American Notes

    American Notes
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436495

    'Like Shakespeare, Dickens was able to embrace a whole world' John Mortimer When Charles Dickens set out for America in 1842, he was the most famous man of his day to make the journey, and embarked on his travels with an intense curiosity. His frank…

  • Arabian Sands

    Arabian Sands
    av Wilfred Thesiger

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141442075

    The late British explorer and travel writer recounts his travels in the "Empty Quarter" of Arabia between 1945 and 1950, and describes the vanishing way of life of the Bedouins. Reissue. 10,000 first printing.

  • The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights

    The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449402

    Every night for three years the vengeful King Shahriyar sleeps with a different virgin, executing her next morning. To end this brutal pattern and to save her own life, the vizier's daughter, Shahrazad, begins to tell the king tales of adventure, lo…

  • The Steppe and Other Stories, 1887-91

    The Steppe and Other Stories, 1887-91
    av Anton Chekhov

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447859

    The Steppe and Other Stories 1887-91 is a collection that reveals Anton Chekhov's evolution from a novice writer to a master of short narrative form. This Penguin Classics edition is translated by Ronald Wilks with an introduction by Donald Rayfield…

  • The Conquest of Gaul

    The Conquest of Gaul
    av Julius Caesar

    Storpocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444339

    Between 58 and 50BC Caesar conquered most of the area now covered by France, Belgium and Switzerland, and twice invaded Britain. This is the record of his campaigns. Caesar's narrative offers insights into his military strategy & paints a fascinatin…

  • A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

    A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
    av Mary Wollstonecraft

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441252

    Writing in an age when the call for the rights of man had brought revolution to America and France, Mary Wollstonecraft produced her own declaration of female independence in 1792. Passionate and forthright, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman atta…

  • Tales of the Jazz Age

    Tales of the Jazz Age
    av F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141197470

    'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' sees a baby born in 1860 begin life as an old man and then age backwards. F. Scott Fitzgerald hinted at this kind of inversion when he called his era 'a generation grown up to find all Gods dead, all wars fought…

  • Washington Square

    Washington Square
    av Henry James

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441368

    Henry James's classic tale of romance in urban nineteenth-century America, Washington Square is edited with an introduction and notes by Martha Banta in Penguin Classics. When timid and plain Catherine Sloper is courted by the dashing and determined…

  • The History of Alexander

    The History of Alexander
    av Quintus Curtius Rufus

    Storpocket - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444124

    Alexander the Great (356-323 BC), who led the Macedonian army to victory in Egypt, Syria, Persia and India, was perhaps the most successful conqueror the world has ever seen. Yet although no other individual has attracted so much speculation across…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 his…

  • A Parisian Affair and Other Stories

    A Parisian Affair and Other Stories
    av Guy de Maupassant

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140448122

    Set in the Paris of society women, prostitutes and small-minded bourgeousie, and the isolated villages of rural Normandy that de Maupassant knew as a child, the thirty-three tales in this volume are among the most darkly humorous and brilliant short…

  • Niels Lyhne

    Niels Lyhne
    av Jens Peter Jacobsen

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143039815

    Niels Lyhne is an aspiring poet, torn between romanticism and realism, faith and reason. Through his relationships with six women-including his young widowed aunt, a seductive free spirit, and his passionate cousin who marries his friend-his search…

  • 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 Social Contract

    The Social Contract
    av Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442014

    'Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains' These are the famous opening words of a treatise that has not ceased to stir debate since its publication in 1762. Rejecting the view that anyone has a natural right to wield authority over others,…

  • New Science

    New Science
    av Giambattista Vico

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435696

    Barely acknowledged in his lifetime, the New Science of Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) is an astonishingly perceptive and ambitious attempt to decipher the history, mythology and laws of the ancient world. Discarding the Renaissance notion of the cla…

  • The Professor

    The Professor
    av Charlotte Bronte

    Storpocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433111

    The hero of Charlotte Bronte's first novel escapes a dreary clerkship in industrial Yorkshire by taking a job as a teacher in Belgium. There, however, his entanglement with the sensuous but manipulative Zoraide Reuter, complicates his affections for…

  • Ivanhoe

    Ivanhoe
    av Walter Scott

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436587

    One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World' 'Fight on, brave knights! Man dies, but glory lives!' Banished from England for seeking to marry against his father's wishes, Ivanhoe joins Richard the Lion Heart on a crusade in the Holy Land. On…

  • Selected Writings

    Selected Writings
    av Thomas Aquinas

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436327

    In his reflections on Christianity, Saint Thomas Aquinas forged a unique synthesis of ancient philosophy and medieval theology. Preoccupied with the relationship between faith and reason, he was influenced both by Aristotle's rational world view and…

  • The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights

    The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449396

    Every night for three years the vengeful King Shahriyar sleeps with a different virgin, executing her next morning. To end this brutal pattern and to save her own life, the vizier's daughter, Shahrazad, begins to tell the king tales of adventure, lo…

  • The Will to Power

    The Will to Power
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141195353

    'This world is the will to power - and nothing besides!' One of the great minds of modernity, Friedrich Nietzsche smashed through the beliefs of his age. These writings, which did much to establish his reputation as a philosopher, offer some of his…

  • Russian Short Stories from Pushkin to Buida

    Russian Short Stories from Pushkin to Buida
    av Robert Chandler

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140448467

    From the reign of the Tsars in the early 19th century to the collapse of the Soviet Union and beyond, the short story has long occupied a central place in Russian culture. Included are pieces from many of the acknowledged masters of Russian literatu…

  • 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…

  • Complete Poems

    Complete Poems
    av Dorothy Parker

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106081

    Best remembered as a member of the Algonquin Round Table, the fabled Jazz Age literay coterie, Dorothy Parker built a reputations as one of the era's most beloved poets. Parker's satirical wit and sharp-edged humour earned her a reputation as the wi…

  • Essays

    Essays
    av Plutarch

    Storpocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445640

    One of the greatest essayists of the Graeco-Roman world, Plutarch (c. AD 46 -120) used an encyclopedic knowledge of the Roman Empire to produce a compelling and individual voice. In this superb selection from his writings, he offers personal insight…

  • Selected Poems: Donne

    Selected Poems: Donne
    av John Donne

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424409

    Showcasing the creative power of one of the most outstanding English Metaphysical Poets, the Penguin Classics edition of John Donne's Selected Poems includes an introduction and notes by Ilona Bell. Regarded by many as the greatest of the Metaphysic…

  • 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.

  • The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
    av Laurence Sterne

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439778

    Endlessly digressive, boundlessly imaginative and unmatched in its absurd and timeless wit, Laurence Sterne's The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman is edited with an introduction by Melvin New and Joan New, and includes a critical essa…

  • 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 Decameron

    The Decameron
    av Giovanni Boccaccio

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449303

    In the summer of 1348, as the Black Death ravages their city, ten young Florentines take refuge in the countryside... Taken from the Greek, meaning 'ten-day event', Boccaccio's Decameron sees his characters amuse themselves by each telling a story…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • History of the Peloponnesian War

    History of the Peloponnesian War
    av Thucydides

    Storpocket - 1974 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440393

    'With icy remorselessness, it puts paid to any notion that the horrors of modern history might be an aberration - for it tells of universal war, of terrorism, revolution and genocide' Tom Holland The long life-and-death struggle between Athens and S…

  • The Theory of Moral Sentiments

    The Theory of Moral Sentiments
    av Adam Smith

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143105923

    Best known for his revolutionary free-market economics treatise The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith was first and foremost a moral philosopher. In his first book, The Theory of Moral Sentiments, he investigated the flip side of economic self-interest:…

  • The Satyricon

    The Satyricon
    av Petronius

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140448054

    The Satyricon is one of the most outrageous and strikingly modern works to have survived from the ancient world. Most likely written by an advisor of Nero, it recounts the adventures of Encolpius and his companions as they travel around Italy, encou…

  • The Divine Comedy

    The Divine Comedy
    av Dante Alighieri

    Storpocket - 2004 - 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…

  • Flatland

    Flatland
    av Edwin Abbott

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435313

    A 'romance of many dimensions' that has fascinated generations of readers with its clever blend of social satire and mathematical theory, the Penguin Classics edition of Edwin A. Abbott's Flatland introduction by Alan Lightman. A work that continues…

  • 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…

  • The Tale of Tales

    The Tale of Tales
    av Giambattista Basile

    Storpocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143129141

    Giambattista Basile was a seventeenth-century Italian poet whom the Grimms credit with recording the first national collection of fairy tales. The Tale of Tales opens with Princess Zoza, unable to laugh no matter how funny the joke. Her father, the…

  • 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…

  • The Complete Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    The Complete Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    av Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    Storpocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140423532

    One of the major figures of English Romanticism, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) created works of remarkable diversity and imaginative genius. The period of his creative friendship with William Wordsworth inspired some of Coleridge's best-known…