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  • 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 - 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 - 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…

  • 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…

  • Russian Thinkers

    Russian Thinkers
    av Isaiah Berlin

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141442204

    Few, if any, English-language critics have written as perceptively as Isaiah Berlin about Russian thought and culture. Russian Thinkers is his unique meditation on the impact that Russia's outstanding writers and philosophers had on its culture. In…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Les Miserables

    Les Miserables

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241248744

    A brilliant modern translation by Christine Donougher of Victor Hugo's thrilling masterpiece, with an introduction by Robert Tombs. This is the best translation of the novel available in English, as recommended by David Bellos in The Novel of the Ce…

  • The Metaphysics

    The Metaphysics
    av Aristotle

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446197

    Aristotle's probing inquiry into some of the fundamental problems of philosophy, The Metaphysics is one of the classical Greek foundation-stones of western thought, translated from the with an introduction by Hugh Lawson-Tancred in Penguin Classics.…

  • 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 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…

  • The Journals of Captain Cook

    The Journals of Captain Cook
    av Captain James Cook

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436471

    Cook led three famous expeditions to the Pacific Ocean between 1768 and 1779. In voyages that ranged from the Antarctic circle to the Arctic Sea, Cook charted Australia and the whole coast of New Zealand, and brought back detailed descriptions of th…

  • Micromegas and Other Short Fictions

    Micromegas and Other Short Fictions
    av Francois Voltaire

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446869

    Something between a tale and a polemic, these "fables of reason" are feats of narrative compression and contain much of Voltaire's best and funniest writing. From ribald tales of adultery to conversations between cosmic travellers, the stories in th…

  • The Sonnets and a Lover's Complaint

    The Sonnets and a Lover's Complaint
    av William Shakespeare

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141192574

    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. Wh…

  • The Conquest of Bread

    The Conquest of Bread
    av Peter Kropotkin

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141396118

    'Well-being for all is not a dream.'In this brilliantly enjoyable, challenging rallying-cry of a book, Kropotkin lays out the heart of his anarchist beliefs - beliefs which surged around the world in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and which…

  • The Story of My Life

    The Story of My Life

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140439151

    Seducer, gambler, necromancer, swindler, swashbuckler, poet, self-made gentleman, bon vivant, Giacomo Casanova was not only the most notorious lover of the Western world, but a supreme story teller. He lived a life stranger than most fictions, and t…

  • 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 Consolation of Philosophy

    The Consolation of Philosophy
    av Ancius Boethius

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447804

    Boethius was an eminent public figure under the Gothic emperor Theodoric, and an exceptional Greek scholar. When he became involved in a conspiracy and was imprisoned in Pavia, it was to the Greek philosophers that he turned. THE CONSOLATION was wri…

  • 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…

  • On Liberty

    On Liberty
    av John Stuart Mill

    Storpocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140432077

    'Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign.' To this 'one very simple principle' the whole of Mill's essay On Liberty is dedicated. While many of his immediate predecessors and contemporaries, from Adam Smith to Godwin an…

  • The Book of the Courtier

    The Book of the Courtier
    av Baldesar Castiglione

    Storpocket - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441925

    In The Book of the Courtier (1528), Baldesar Castiglione, a diplomat and Papal Nuncio to Rome, sets out to define the essential virtues for those at Court. In a lively series of imaginary conversations between the real-life courtiers to the Duke of…

  • The Complete Poems

    The Complete Poems
    av William Blake

    Storpocket - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140422153

    One of the great English Romantic poets, William Blake (1757-1827) was an artist, poet, mystic and visionary. His work ranges from the deceptively simple and lyrical Songs of Innocence and their counterpoint Experience - which juxtapose poems such a…

  • The White People and Other Weird Stories

    The White People and Other Weird Stories
    av Arthur Machen

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143105596

    Machen's weird tales of the creepy and fantastic finally come to Penguin Classics. With an introduction from S.T. Joshi, editor of American Supernatural Tales, The White People and Other Weird Stories isthe perfect introduction to the father of weir…

  • 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 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…

  • The War of the Worlds

    The War of the Worlds
    av H. G. Wells

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441030

    The first modern-day science-fiction story about the possibilities of intelligent life on distant planets follows an English astronomer, an artilleryman, a country curate, and others, as they struggle to survive and stop the invasion of Earth by Mar…

  • The Red and the Black

    The Red and the Black
    av Stendhal

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447644

    Charting the rise and fall of an ambitious young social climber in a cruel, monarchical society, Stendhal's The Red and the Black is translated with an introduction and notes by Roger Gard in Penguin Classics.Handsome, ambitious Julien Sorel is dete…

  • Mysteries of Paris

    Mysteries of Paris
    av Eugene Sue

    Storpocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107125

    The first new translation in over a century of the the brilliant epic novel that inspired Les MiserablesFrom July 1842 through October 1843, Parisians rushed to the newspaper each week for the latest installment of Eugene Sue's The Mysteries of Pari…

  • Dracula (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    Dracula (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    av Bram Stoker

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106166

    The acclaimed Couture Classics with cover designs by Ruben Toledo have become collector's items in the worlds of literature, fashion, design, and popular culture. Now, Toledo's signature style graces the covers of three new Deluxe Editions of gothic…

  • Le Morte D'Arthur Volume 2

    Le Morte D'Arthur Volume 2
    av Thomas Malory

    Storpocket - 1969 - 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…

  • The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories

    The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141395623

    A major new anthology of great Japanese short stories introduced by Haruki MurakamiThis fantastically varied and exciting collection celebrates the great Japanese short story, from its modern origins in the nineteenth century to the remarkable examp…

  • Early Christian Writings

    Early Christian Writings

    Storpocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444759

    The writings in this volume cast a glimmer of light upon the emerging traditions and organization of the infant church, during an otherwise little-known period of its development. A selection of letters and small-scale theological treatises from a g…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • Lady Chatterley's Lover

    Lady Chatterley's Lover
    av D H Lawrence

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141192482

    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. Co…

  • Lady Chatterley's Lover

    Lady Chatterley's Lover
    av D H Lawrence

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441498

    Banned and vindicated, condemned and lauded, Lady Chatterley's Lover is D.H. Lawrence's seminal novel of illicit passion and forbidden desire. This Penguin Classics edition is edited with notes by Michael Squires and an introduction by Doris Lessing…

  • The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry

    The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141181905

    Reflecting the voices of poets, soldiers, the families they left behind and their comrades who would never return, The Penguin Book of First World WarPoetry, previously published as In Flanders Fields, is edited with an introduction by George Walter…

  • Old Man Goriot

    Old Man Goriot
    av Honore de Balzac

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449723

    Monsieur Goriot is one of a disparate group of lodgers at Mademe Vauquer's dingy Parisian boarding house. At first his wealth inspires respect, but as his circumstances are mysteriously reduced he becomes shunned by those around him, and soon his on…

  • 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…

  • Effi Briest

    Effi Briest
    av Theodor Fontane

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447668

    Telling the tragic tale of a socially advantageous but emotionally ruinous match, Theodor Fontane's Effi Briest is translated from the German by Hugh Rorrison with an introduction by Helen Chambers in Penguin Classics.Unworldly young Effi Briest is…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • She

    She
    av H. Rider Haggard

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437638

    Drawing on his fascination with African lore and his love of adventure to create a seminal work of fantasy, H. Rider Haggard's She is edited with an introduction by Patrick Brantlinger in Penguin Classics.On his twenty-fifth birthday, Leo Vincey ope…

  • Great Expectations

    Great Expectations
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439563

    A young orphan, Pip, receives a fortune from a mysterious benefactor and travels to London in order to become a gentleman

  • 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 -…

  • Three Tales

    Three Tales
    av Gustave Flaubert

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140448009

    First published in 1877, these three stories are dominated by questions of doubt, love, loneliness and religious experience, and together form a triumphant conclusion to Flaubert's literary career. With elegant simplicity, 'A Simple Heart' relates t…

  • The Laws

    The Laws
    av Plato

    Storpocket - 2004 - 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…

  • Pensees

    Pensees
    av Blaise Pascal

    Storpocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446456

    A passionate defence of religious faith by the great seventeenth-century philosopher, mathematician and physicistBlaise Pascal was the precociously brilliant contemporary of Descartes, but it is his unfinished apologia for the Christian religion upo…

  • 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…

  • The Phantom of the Opera

    The Phantom of the Opera
    av Gaston Leroux

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141191508

    The Phantom of the Opera is Gaston Leroux's exquisite blend of Gothic horror and tragic romance, which formed the basis for a world-renowned stage musical. This Penguin Classics edition is translated with notes by Mireille Ribiere, and an introducti…

  • 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 Faerie Queene

    The Faerie Queene
    av Edmund Spenser

    Storpocket - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140422078

    Recounts the quests of certain knights as they struggled to achieve specific virtues, including stories that involve dragons, witches, and enchanted mirrors, in a work that was dedicated to Elizabeth I.

  • 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…