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  • 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…

  • Chance

    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

    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…

  • The Heart of Mid-Lothian

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian
    av Walter Scott

    Storpocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140431292

    Jeanie Deans, a dairymaid, decides she must walk to London to gain an audience with the Queen. Her sister is to be executed for infanticide and, while refusing to lie to help her case, Jeanie is desperate for a reprieve. Set in the 1730s in a Scotla…

  • 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…

  • Philosophical Dictionary

    Philosophical Dictionary
    av Francois Voltaire

    Storpocket - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442571

    Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary, first published in 1764, is a series of short, radical essays - alphabetically arranged - that form a brilliant and bitter analysis of the social and religious conventions that then dominated eighteenth-century F…

  • 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

  • Up from Slavery

    Up from Slavery
    av BOOKER T. WASHINGTON

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140390513

    Nineteenth-century African American businessman, activist, and educator Booker Taliaferro Washington's "Up from Slavery" is one of the greatest American autobiographies ever written. Its mantras of black economic empowerment, land ownership, and sel…

  • Selected Essays, Poems and Other Writings

    Selected Essays, Poems and Other Writings
    av A. S. Byatt

    Storpocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140431483

    The works collected in this volume provide an illuminating introduction to George Eliot's incisive views on religion, art and science, and the nature and purpose of fiction. Essays such as 'Evangelical Teaching' show her rejecting her earlier religi…

  • The Prayers and Meditations of St. Anselm with the Proslogion

    The Prayers and Meditations of St. Anselm with the Proslogion
    av Saint Anselm

    Storpocket - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442786

    Mostly written between 1070 and 1080, before he became Archbishop of Canterbury, the prayers and meditations of Anselm of Aosta created a tradition of intimate, intensely personal devotional works written in subtle and theologically daring prose. Wh…

  • Cousin Bette

    Cousin Bette
    av Honore de Balzac

    Storpocket - 2004 - 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…

  • Hrafnkel's Saga and Other Icelandic Stories

    Hrafnkel's Saga and Other Icelandic Stories

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442380

    Written around the thirteenth century AD by Icelandic monks, the seven tales collected here offer a combination of pagan elements tightly woven into the pattern of Christian ethics. They take as their subjects figures who are heroic, but do not fit…

  • 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

    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…

  • A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies

    A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies
    av Bartolome Las Casas

    Storpocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445626

    Bartolome de Las Casas was the first and fiercest critic of Spanish colonialism in the New World. An early traveller to the Americas who sailed on one of Columbus's voyages, Las Casas was so horrified by the wholesale massacre he witnessed that he d…

  • 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 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…

  • 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

    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…

  • 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…