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  • The Innocents Abroad

    The Innocents Abroad
    av Mark Twain

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142437087

    Based on letters Twain wrote from Europe to newspapers in San Francisco and New York as a roving correspondent, THE INNOCENTS ABROAD (1869) is a burlesque of the sentimental travel books popular in the mid-nineteenth century. Twain's perspective was…

  • Selected Works

    Selected Works
    av Cicero

    Storpocket - 1963 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440997

    Collecting the most incisive and influential writings of one of Rome's finest orators, Cicero's Selected Works is translated with an introduction by Michael Grant in Penguin Classics.Lawyer, philosopher, statesman and defender of Rome's Republic, Ci…

  • The Descent of Man

    The Descent of Man
    av Adrian Desmond

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436310

    Applying his controversial theory of evolution to the origins of the human species, Charles Darwin's The Descent of Man was the culmination of his life's work. This Penguin Classics edition is edited with an introduction by James Moore and Adrian De…

  • The Manuscript Found in Saragossa

    The Manuscript Found in Saragossa
    av Jan Potocki

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445800

    Alphonse, a young Walloon officer, is travelling to join his regiment in Madrid in 1739. But he soon finds himself mysteriously detained at a highway inn in the strange and varied company of thieves, brigands, cabbalists, noblemen, coquettes and gyp…

  • Mansfield Park

    Mansfield Park
    av Jane Austen

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439808

    'Full of the energies of discord - sibling rivalry, greed, ambition, illicit sexual passion and vanity' Margaret DrabbleJane Austen's profound, ambiguous third novel is the story of Fanny Price, who is accustomed to being the poor relation at Mansfi…

  • The Haunted Dolls' House and Other Ghost Stories

    The Haunted Dolls' House and Other Ghost Stories
    av M. R. James

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143039921

    A second chilling collection of landmark ghost stories and tales of the supernatural includes all the works from the author's final two volumes of fiction, A Thin Ghost and Others and A Warning to the Curious. Original. 10,000 first printing.

  • 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…

  • The Blue Room

    The Blue Room
    av Georges Simenon

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141399041

    A new translation of Simenon's gripping novel about lives transformed by deceit and the destructive power of lust.It was all real: himself, the room, Andree still lying on the ravaged bed.For Tony and Andree, there are no rules when they meet in the…

  • Cousin Bette

    Cousin Bette
    av Honore de Balzac

    Storpocket - 1965 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441604

    A gripping tale of violent jealousy, sexual passion and treachery, Honore de Balzac's Cousin Bette is translated from the French with an introduction by Marion Ayton Crawford in Penguin Classics.Poor, plain spinster Bette is compelled to survive on…

  • The Erotic Poems

    The Erotic Poems
    av Ovid

    Storpocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443608

    Poems include elegies to Ovid's mistress, advice on courtship, suggestions on how to break off a relationship, and a discussion of the art of cosmetics

  • The Desert Fathers

    The Desert Fathers

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447316

    The Desert Fathers were the first Christian monks, living in solitude in the deserts of Egypt, Palestine, and Syria. In contrast to the formalised and official theology of the "founding fathers" of the church, the Desert Fathers were ordinary Christ…

  • Lord Jim

    Lord Jim
    av Joseph Conrad

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441610

    This compact novel, completed in 1900, as with so many of the great novels of the time, is at its baseline a book of the sea. An English boy in a simple town has dreams bigger than the outdoors and embarks at an early age into the sailor's life. The…

  • Kidnapped

    av Robert Louis Stevenson

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441795

    A story of sixteen-year-old David Balfour, an orphan, who after being kidnapped by his villainous uncle manages to escape and becomes involved in the struggle of the Scottish highlanders against English rule.

  • The Complete Poems

    The Complete Poems
    av Emily Bronte

    Storpocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140423525

    The poems of Emily Jane Bronte are passionate and powerful works that convey the vitality of the human spirit and of the natural world. Only twenty-one of her poems were published during her lifetime - this volume contains those and all others attri…

  • The Complete Fables

    The Complete Fables
    av Aesop

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446494

    A slave who represented his masters in court and negotiations, Aesop relied on allegorical animal stories, collected here in The Complete Fables, to convey his key points. This Penguin Classics edition is translated from the Greek by Olivia and Robe…

  • Pleasure

    av Gabriele D'Annunzio

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106746

    The great Italian masterpiece of sensuality and seduction, published in a new English translation - the first since the Victorian era - that puts the sex back in Pleasure.Like Oscar Wilde's Dorian Gray, Andrea Sperelli lives his life as a work of ar…

  • 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

  • Poor Folk and Other Stories

    Poor Folk and Other Stories
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Storpocket - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445053

    With their penetrating psychological insight and their emphasis on human dignity, respect and forgiveness, Dostoyevsky's early short stories contain the seeds of the themes that came to his major novels. Poor Folk, the author's first great literary…

  • 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.

  • David Copperfield

    David Copperfield

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140439441

    The classic coming-of-age story presents David Copperfield, who suffers the wrath of his stepfather, the abusive Mr. Mudstone, and the betrayal of the scheming Uriah Heep, finds a new life with his formidable aunt, Betsey Trotwood, and falls deeply…

  • A Woman in Arabia

    A Woman in Arabia
    av Gertrude Bell

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107378

    The writings of one of the great woman adventurers of the twentieth century - the 'female Lawrence of Arabia' - and the subject of a new film starring Nicole Kidman.In the last century, few people lived more astounding - or influential - lives than…

  • 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…

  • Lyrical Ballads

    Lyrical Ballads
    av Samuel Coleridge

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424621

    Originally put together by Wordsworth and Coleridge, this publication of English poetry, includes Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" and Wordsworth's "Tintern Abbey".

  • The Roman History

    The Roman History
    av Cassius Dio

    Storpocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444483

    Augustus Caesar, the first emperor of Rome (27 BC-AD 14), brought peace and prosperity to his city after decades of savage civil war. This selection from Cassius Dio's Roman History gives the fullest description of that long struggle and ultimate tr…

  • History of the Peloponnesian War

    History of the Peloponnesian War
    av Thucydides

    Storpocket - 1963 - 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 HollandThe long life-and-death struggle between Athens and Sp…

  • The Histories

    The Histories
    av Herodotus

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449082

    'The first example of non-fiction, the text that underlies the entire discipline of history ... it is above all a treasure trove' Tom HollandOne of the masterpieces of classical literature, The Histories describes how a small and quarrelsome band of…

  • Sentimental Education

    Sentimental Education
    av Gustave Flaubert

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447972

    Part love story, part historical novel, part satire, and an evocative tale youthful passion, Gustave Flaubert's A Sentimental Education is translated by Robert Baldick and revised with an introduction by Geoffrey Wall in Penguin Classics.Frederic Mo…

  • The Homeric Hymns

    The Homeric Hymns
    av Homer

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437829

    Composed for recitation at festivals, these 33 songs were written in honour of the gods and goddesses of the ancient Greek pantheon. They recount the key episodes in the lives of the gods, and dramatise the moments when they first appear before mort…

  • The Heptameron

    The Heptameron
    av Marguerite De Navarre

    Storpocket - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443554

    Five men and five women, seeking refuge in an abbey, share stories about the relationship between men and women, husbands and wives, and the individual and society

  • The Story of the Stone

    The Story of the Stone
    av Cao Xueqin

    Storpocket - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443707

    Buddhist philosophy and the experiences of the author's own family underlie this eighteenth-century novel of a Chinese family's declining fortunes

  • The Elder Edda

    The Elder Edda
    av Andy Orchard

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435856

    Compiled by an unknown scribe in Iceland around 1270, and based on sources dating back centuries earlier, these mythological and heroic poems tell of gods and mortals from an ancient era: the giant-slaying Thor, the doomed Voelsung family, the Hel-r…

  • Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio

    Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio
    av Pu Songling

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447408

    The Strange Tales of Pu Songling (1640-1715) are exquisite and amusing miniatures that are regarded as the pinnacle of classical Chinese fiction. With their elegant prose, witty wordplay and subtle charm, the 104 stories in this selection reveal a w…

  • Selected Short Stories

    Selected Short Stories
    av Rabindranath Tagore

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449839

    Poet, novelist, painter and musician, Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) is the grand master of Bengali culture. Written during the 1890s, the stories in this selection brilliantly recreate vivid images of Bengali life and landscapes in their depiction…

  • The Dhammapada

    The Dhammapada

    Storpocket - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442847

    The Dhammapada is a collection of aphorisms that illustrate the moral teachings of Buddha - the spiritual path to the supreme Truth. Probably compiled in the third century BCE, the verses are arranged according to theme, covering ideas such as self-…

  • The Voyage of the Beagle

    The Voyage of the Beagle
    av Charles Darwin

    Storpocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140432688

    The Voyage of the Beagle is Charles Darwin's account of the momentous voyage which set in motion the current of intellectual events leading to The Origin of Species. This Penguin Classics edition is edited with an introduction and notes by Janet Bro…

  • The Swindler and Lazarillo de Tormes

    The Swindler and Lazarillo de Tormes
    av Francisco de Quevedo

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449006

    The unlikely heroes of the Spanish picaresque novels make their way - by whatever means they can - through a colourful and seamy underworld populated by unsavoury beggars, corrupt priests, eccentrics, whores and criminals. Both Lazarillo de Tormesan…

  • The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr

    The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr
    av E. T. A. Hoffmann

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446319

    Tomcat Murr is a loveable, self-taught animal who has written his own autobiography. But a printer's error causes his story to be accidentally mixed and spliced with a book about the composer Johannes Kreisler. As the two versions break off and alte…

  • 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…

  • Early Irish Myths and Sagas

    Early Irish Myths and Sagas

    Storpocket - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443974

    First written down in the eighth century AD, these early Irish stories depict a far older world - part myth, part legend and part history. Rich with magic and achingly beautiful, they speak of a land of heroic battles, intense love and warrior ideal…

  • 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…

  • Oblomov

    av Ivan Goncharov

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449877

    Ilya Ilyich Oblomov is a member of Russia's dying aristocracy - a man so lazy that he has given up his job in the Civil Service, neglected his books, insulted his friends and found himself in debt. Too apathetic to do anything about his problems, he…

  • 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…

  • The Soul of Man Under Socialism and Selected Critical Prose

    The Soul of Man Under Socialism and Selected Critical Prose
    av Oscar Wilde

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433876

    Selection includes The Portrait of Mr W.H., Wilde's defence of Dorian Gray, reviews, and the writings from 'Intentions' (1891): 'The Decay of Lying, 'Pen, Pencil, Poison', and 'The Critic as Artist'. Wilde is familiar to us as the ironic critic behi…

  • 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 Charterhouse of Parma

    The Charterhouse of Parma
    av Stendhal

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449662

    Headstrong and naive, the young Italian aristocrat Fabrizio del Dongo is determined to defy the wrath of his right-wing father and go to war to fight for Napoleon. He stumbles on the Battle of Waterloo, ill-prepared, yet filled with enthusiasm for w…

  • Philebus

    av Plato

    Storpocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443950

    Taking the form of a discussion between the hedonist Philebus, his naive disciple Protarchus and Socrates, Philebus is a compelling consideration of the popular belief that pleasure is the greatest attainable good. Here, Socrates speculates on the d…

  • Sketches by Boz

    Sketches by Boz
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433456

    'Sets out the London of the 1830s before you, streets, people, pleasures, low life, prisons' Claire TomalinCharles Dickens's first published book, Sketches by Boz is a funny and touching collection of observation, fancy and fiction showing the Londo…

  • Narrative of Frederick Douglass

    Narrative of Frederick Douglass
    av Frederick Douglass

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107309

    A new edition of the classic African American autobiography, now with with the inclusion of Douglass's other works.The pre-eminent American slave narrative published in 1845, the Narrative powerfully details the life of the abolitionist Frederick Do…

  • On Love and Barley

    On Love and Barley
    av Matsuo Basho

    Storpocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444599

    Basho, one of the greatest of Japanese poets and the master of haiku, was also a Buddhist monk and a life-long traveller. His poems combine 'karumi', or lightness of touch, with the Zen ideal of oneness with creation. Each poem evokes the natural wo…

  • 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.