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  • 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…

  • 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

    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,…

  • The Moonstone

    The Moonstone
    av Wilkie Collins

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434088

    The Moonstone is one of the first true works of detective fiction, in which Wilkie Collins established the groundwork for the genre itself. This Penguin Classics edition is edited with an introduction by Sandra Kemp. The Moonstone, a priceless yello…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy
    av Walter Scott

    Storpocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435542

    When young Francis Osbaldistone discovers that his vicious and scheming cousin Rashleigh has designs both on his father's business and his beloved Diana Vernon, he turns in desperation to Rob Roy for help. Chieftain of the MacGregor clan, Rob Roy is…

  • Persian Letters

    Persian Letters
    av Baron Montesquieu

    Storpocket - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442816

    This richly evocative novel-in-letters tells the story of two Persian noblemen who have left their country - the modern Iran - to journey to Europe in search of wisdom. As they travel, they write home to wives and eunuchs in the harem and to friends…

  • The Complete Odes and Epodes

    The Complete Odes and Epodes
    av Horace

    Storpocket - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444223

    Horace (65-8 bc) was one of the greatest poets of the Golden or Augustan age of Latin literature, a master of precision and irony who brilliantly transformed early Greek iambic and lyric poetry into sophisticated Latin verse of outstanding beauty. O…

  • The Barber of Seville and The Marriage of Figaro

    The Barber of Seville and The Marriage of Figaro
    av Pierre-Augustin Beaumarchais

    Storpocket - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441338

    A French courtier, secret agent, libertine and adventurer, Beaumarchais (1732-99) was also author of two sparkling plays about the scoundrelly valet Figaro - triumphant successes that were used as the basis of operas by Mozart and Rossini. A highly…

  • Adolphe

    Adolphe
    av Benjamin Constant

    Storpocket - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441345

    Adolphe is a privileged and refined young man, bored by the stupidity he perceives in the world around him. After a number of meaningless conquests, he at last encounters Ellenore, a beautiful and passionate older woman. Adolphe is enraptured and gr…

  • The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals

    The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals
    av Charles Darwin

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439440

    Published in 1872, The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals was a book at the very heart of Darwin's research interests - a central pillar of his 'human' series. This book engaged some of the hardest questions in the evolution debate, and i…

  • Romola

    Romola
    av George Eliot

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434705

    One of George Eliot's most ambitious and imaginative novels, Romola is set in Renaissance Florence during the turbulent years following the expulsion of the powerful Medici family during which the zealous religious reformer Savonarola rose to contro…

  • The Fable of the Bees

    The Fable of the Bees
    av Bernard Mandeville

    Storpocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445411

    A physician with a particular interest in psychological disorders and satirist, Mandeville published versions of his notorious Fable of the Bees from 1714 to 1732. Each was a defence and elaboration of his short satirical poem The Angry Hive, 1705.…

  • The Miser and Other Plays

    The Miser and Other Plays
    av Jean-Baptiste Moliere

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447286

    Moliere combined all the traditional elements of comedy - wit, slapstick, spectacle and satire - to create richly sophisticated and enduringly popular dramas. The Miser is the story of Harpagon, a mean-spirited old man who becomes obsessed with maki…

  • Pinocchio

    Pinocchio
    av Carlo Collodi, Carlo Colloci, Charles Folkard

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142437063

    This well-known fairy tale follows the adventures of a mischievous puppet without strings, Pinocchio. Pinocchio is at once a tragicomic character, and a poor, illiterate peasant boy who has few choices in life but usually chooses to shirk his respon…

  • The Withered Arm and Other Stories 1874-1888

    The Withered Arm and Other Stories 1874-1888
    av Thomas Hardy

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435320

    "See if she is dark or fair, and if you can, notice if her hands be white; if not, see if they look as though she had ever done housework, or are milker's hands like mine." So Rhoda Brook, the abandoned mistress of Farmer Lodge, is jealous to discov…

  • Mozart: A Life in Letters

    Mozart: A Life in Letters
    av Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441467

    A selection of Mozart's letters, translated into English, complete with notes, linking commentary and chronology.

  • The Upanishads

    The Upanishads

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447491

    An 'Upanisad' is a teaching session with a guru, and these thirteen texts, the 'Principal Upanisads', form a series of philosophical discourses between teacher and student that question the inner meaning of the world. Composed from around the eighth…

  • Ethan Frome

    Ethan Frome
    av Edith Wharton

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142437803

    Set against the frozen waste of a harsh New England winter, Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome is a tale of despair, forbidden emotions, and sexual tensions, published with an introduction and notes by Elizabeth Ammons in Penguin Classics. Ethan Frome work…

  • The Book of Common Prayer (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    The Book of Common Prayer (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106562

    As essential to the canon as the Bible and the plays of Shakespeare, The Book of Common Prayer has been in daily use for centuries. Originally produced for the Church of England in the sixteenth century by Thomas Cranmer, who was burned at the stake…

  • The Fox, The Captain's Doll, The Ladybird

    The Fox, The Captain's Doll, The Ladybird
    av D H Lawrence

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441832

    These three novellas display D. H. Lawrence's brilliant and insightful evocation of human relationships - both tender and cruel - and the devastating results of war. In The Fox, two young women living on a small farm during the First World War find…

  • Selected Writings of Ruben Dario

    Selected Writings of Ruben Dario
    av Ruben Dario, Ilan Stavans, Andrew Hurley

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143039365

    Spanning his entire career, a compehensive collection of writings by the Latin American literary pioneer encompasses a variety of works by the leader of the Modernista movement, including a bilingual selection of poetry organized thematically, as we…

  • Who Would Have Thought It?

    Who Would Have Thought It?
    av Maria Amparo Ruiz De Burton, Amelia Maria De LA Luz Montes, Maria Amparo Ruiz De Burton

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143105879

    Maria Amparo Ruiz De Burton was the first Mexican-American woman to write novels in English and the first nineteenth-century Californian writer to publish a novel in the aftermath of the Mexican-American War. Her first book, "Who Would Have Thought…

  • Alfred the Great

    Alfred the Great
    av Asser

    Storpocket - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444094

    Asser's Life of King Alfred, written in 893, is a revealing account of one of the greatest of medieval kings. Composed by a monk of St David's in Wales who became Bishop of Sherborne in Alfred's service and worked with him in his efforts to revive r…

  • The Rape of the Lock and Other Major Writings

    The Rape of the Lock and Other Major Writings
    av Alexander Pope

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140423501

    The Rape of the Lock and Other Major Writings is a collection of Alexander Pope's greatest works, edited with an introduction by Leo Damrosch in Penguin Classics. Alexander Pope was the greatest English poet of his age, whose acerbic insights into h…

  • New Grub Street

    New Grub Street
    av George Gissing

    Storpocket - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140430325

    In New Grub Street George Gissing re-created a microcosm of London's literary society as he had experienced it. His novel is at once a major social document and a story that draws us irresistibly into the twilit world of Edwin Reardon, a struggling…

  • Buddhist Scriptures

    Buddhist Scriptures
    av Edward Conze

    Pocket - 1959 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440881

    A volume of key writings on the Buddha, collected from a variety of languages and traditions While Buddhism has no central text comparable to the Bible or Koran, there is a powerful body of scripture from across Asia that encompasses the dharma, or…

  • Four Histories

    Four Histories
    av Peter Davison

    Storpocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434507

    The volume contains Richard II, Henry IV Part One, henry IV Part Two, and Henry V. Each play possesses its own distinctive mood, tone and style, and together they inhabit the turbulent period of change from the usurpation of the throne of Richard II…

  • History of the Thirteen

    History of the Thirteen
    av Honore de Balzac

    Storpocket - 1974 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443011

    Passionate and perceptive, the three short novels that make up Balzac's History of the Thirteen are concerned in part with the activities of a rich, powerful, sinister and unscrupulous secret society in nineteenth-century France. While the deeds of…

  • The Prophecies

    The Prophecies
    av - Nostradamus

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107231

    The predictions of the sixteenth-century French astrologer Nostradamus have long proved captivating. He has been credited with anticipating the Great Fire of London, the rise of Adolf Hitler, and the September 11 terrorist attacks. Today, as the wor…

  • The Garden Party and Other Stories

    The Garden Party and Other Stories
    av Lorna Sage

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441801

    Fifteen exquisite tales from one of the world'd greatest writers of the short story Innovative, startlingly perceptive and aglow with colour, these stories were written towards the end of Katherine Mansfield's tragically short life. Many are set in…

  • Leaves of Grass

    Leaves of Grass
    av Walt Whitman

    Storpocket - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140421996

    As Malcolm Cowley says in his introduction, the first edition of Leaves of Grass 'might be called the buried masterpiece of American writing', for it exhibits 'Whitman at his best, Whitman at his freshest in vision and boldest in language, Whitman t…

  • The Hunting of the Snark

    The Hunting of the Snark
    av Lewis Carroll

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434910

    'They sought it with thimbles, they sought it with care; They pursued it with forks and hope; They threatened its life with a railway share; They charmed it with smiles and soap' Ever since Lewis Carroll's nonsense epic appeared in 1876 readers have…

  • The Satires of Horace and Persius

    The Satires of Horace and Persius
    av Horace

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455083

    The Satires of Horace (65-8 BC), written in the troubled decade ending with the establishment of Augustus' regime, provide an amusing treatment of men's perennial enslavement to money, power, glory and sex. Epistles I, addressed to the poet's friend…

  • D. H. Lawrence and Italy

    D. H. Lawrence and Italy
    av D H Lawrence

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441559

    In these impressions of the Italian countryside: "Twilight in Italy", "Sea and Sardina", and "Etruscan Places", the author transforms ordinary incidents into passages of intense beauty.

  • Selected Poetry

    Selected Poetry
    av Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424294

    Living in a revolutionary age, Coleridge's poetry was written in a spirit of moral and emotional inquiry into the absolutes of the human condition. He is best known for his visionary poetry ('Kubla Khan') and his ballads ('The Rime of the Ancient Ma…

  • A Laodicean

    A Laodicean
    av Thomas Hardy

    Storpocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435061

    The daughter of a wealthy railway magnate, Paula Power inherits De Stancy Castle, an ancient castle in need of modernization. She commissions George Somerset, a young architect, to undertake the work. Somerset falls in love with Paula but she, the L…

  • The Portable Abraham Lincoln

    The Portable Abraham Lincoln
    av Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Delbanco, Abraham Lincoln

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143105640

    Abraham Lincoln endowed the American language with a vigor and moral energy that has all but disappeared from today's public rhetoric. Lincoln's writings are testaments of our history, windows into his enigmatic personality, and resonant examples of…

  • The Prince and the Pauper

    The Prince and the Pauper
    av Mark Twain

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436693

    Tom Canty and Edward Tudor could have been identical twins. Their birthdays match, their faces match, but there the likeness stops. For Edward is a prince, heir to King Henry VIII, whilst Tom is a miserable pauper. But when fate intervenes, Edward i…

  • Devil on the Cross

    Devil on the Cross
    av Ngugi wa Thiong'o

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107361

    A legendary work of African literature, Devil on the Cross is one of the cornerstones of Ngugi wa Thiong'o's enduring fame - and at the heart of his perennial contention for the Nobel Prize. An impassioned cry for a Kenya free of dictatorship and fo…

  • Chronicles of the Canongate

    Chronicles of the Canongate
    av Walter Scott

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140439892

    Set within a framing narrative told by Chrystal Croftangry, these three stories are set in the years following the Jacobite defeat and all feature characters who are leaving Scotland to seek their fortunes elsewhere. In 'The Highland Widow' and 'The…

  • Gun for Sale

    Gun for Sale
    av Graham Greene

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143039303

    Raven is an ugly man dedicated to ugly deeds. His cold-blooded killing of a European Minister of War is an act of violence with chilling repercussions, not just for Raven himself but for the nation as a whole. The money he receives in payment for th…

  • Complete Poems and Translations

    Complete Poems and Translations
    av Christopher Marlowe

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143104957

    This unique anthology offers a more comprehensive look at the poems of Christopher Marlowe, England's first great poet and playwright.