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  • 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 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.…

  • Heart of Darkness (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    Heart of Darkness (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    av Joseph Conrad

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106586

    'The mind of man is capable of anything - because everything is in it, all the past as well as all the future. What was there after all? Joy, fear, sorrow, devotion, rage - who can tell? - but truth - truth stripped of its cloak of time. Let the foo…

  • 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…

  • Candide, or Optimism

    Candide, or Optimism
    av Francois Voltaire

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455106

    'The prince of philosophical novels' John Updike In 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 in…

  • 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…

  • The Turn of the Screw

    The Turn of the Screw
    av Henry James

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441351

    'A most wonderful, lurid, poisonous little tale' Oscar Wilde The Turn of the Screw, James's great masterpiece of haunting atmosphere and unbearable tension, tells of a young governess sent to a country house to take charge of two orphans, Miles and…

  • What is Art?

    What is Art?
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Storpocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446425

    During his decades of world fame as a novelist, Tolstoy also wrote prolifically in a series of essays and polemics on issues of morality, social justice and religion. These works culminated in What is Art?, published in 1898. Impassioned and iconocl…

  • The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki

    The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki
    av Jesse Byock

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435931

    Composed in medieval Iceland, Hrolf's Saga is one of the greatest of all mythic-legendary sagas, relating half-fantastical events that were said to have occurred in fifth-century Denmark. It tells of the exploits of King Hrolf and of his famous cham…

  • 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 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: 9780140433937

    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 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, particular…

  • Bleak House

    Bleak House
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439723

    Textual notes and a Dickens chronology accompany this satire of Victorian society built around an interminable suit at the Court of Chancery.

  • Bleak House

    Bleak House
    av Charles Dickens

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141198354

    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. As…

  • Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    av Robert Burns

    Storpocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140423822

    This selection gives equal weight to the two aspects of Robert Burns's reputation, as a lyricist and as a much-loved Scottish poet. Placing works in probable order of composition, it includes lyrics to his most well known songs, such as the nostalgi…

  • The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights

    The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449389

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

  • The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English (7th Edition)

    The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English (7th Edition)

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141197319

    'Probably the most important archaeological find in history ... Vermes' translations are a standard in the field' Los Angeles Times The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls in the Judaean desert between 1947 and 1956 was one of the greatest finds of al…

  • The Invisible Man

    The Invisible Man
    av H. G. Wells

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439983

    A scientist who has discovered a way to make himself invisible, Griffin seeks the aid of an old friend, Kemp, to find an antidote and unleashes his growing madness and frustrations by terrorizing a small town, in a new edition of the science fiction…

  • Notes from Underground and the Double

    Notes from Underground and the Double
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455120

    'That sense of the meaninglessness of existence that runs through much of twentieth-century writing - from Conrad and Kafka, to Beckett and beyond - starts in Dostoyevsky's work' Malcolm Bradbury Alienated from society and paralysed by a sense of hi…

  • 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…

  • Nature and Selected Essays

    Nature and Selected Essays
    av Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142437629

    Through his writing and his own personal philosophy, Ralph Waldo Emerson unburdened his young country of Europe's traditional sense of history and showed Americans how to be creators of their own circumstances. His mandate, which called for harmony…

  • 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…

  • Great Expectations

    Great Expectations
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439563

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

  • The Complete Essays

    The Complete Essays
    av Michel Montaigne

    Storpocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446043

    Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential figures of the Renaissance, singlehandedly responsible for popularising the essay as a literary form. This Penguin Classics edition of The Complete Essays is translated from the French and edited w…

  • The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry

    The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry

    Storpocket - 2006 - 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…

  • 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 C…

  • Max Havelaar

    Max Havelaar
    av Multatuli

    Storpocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445169

    Max Havelaar - a Dutch civil servant in Java - burns with an insatiable desire to end the ill treatment and oppression inflicted on the native peoples by the colonial administration. Max is an inspirational figure, but he is also a flawed idealist w…

  • The Phantom of the Opera

    The Phantom of the Opera
    av Gaston Leroux

    Storpocket - 2012 - 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 Book of Chuang Tzu

    The Book of Chuang Tzu
    av Chuang Tzu

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455373

    The Book of Chuang Tzu draws together the stories, tales, jokes and anecdotes that have gathered around the figure of Chuang Tzu. One of the great founders of Taoism, Chaung Tzu lived in the fourth century BC and is among the most enjoyable and intr…

  • The Complete Short Fiction

    The Complete Short Fiction
    av Oscar Wilde

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439693

    Fairy tales, ghost stories, detective fiction and comedies of manners - the stories collected in this volume made Oscar Wilde's name as a writer of fiction, showing breathtaking dexterity in a wide range of literary styles. Victorian moral justice i…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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 -…

  • The Essays

    The Essays
    av Michel Montaigne

    Storpocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446029

    A survey of one of the giants of Renaissance thought, TheEssays: A Selection collects some of Michel de Montaigne's most startling and original works, translated from the French and edited with an introduction and notes by M.A. Screech in Penguin Cl…

  • The Greek Alexander Romance

    The Greek Alexander Romance
    av Richard Stoneman

    Storpocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445602

    Mystery surrounds the parentage of Alexander, the prince born to Queen Olympias. Is his father Philip, King of Macedonia, or Nectanebo, the mysterious sorcerer who seduced the queen by trickery? One thing is certain: the boy is destined to conquer t…

  • Niels Lyhne

    Niels Lyhne
    av Jens Peter Jacobsen

    Storpocket - 2007 - 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…

  • 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…

  • The Time Machine

    The Time Machine
    av H. G. Wells

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439976

    'The father of science fiction' Guardian The Time Machine is the first and greatest modern portrayal of time-travel. It sees a Victorian scientist propel himself into the year 802,701 AD, when he is initially delighted to find that suffering has bee…

  • Tao Te Ching

    Tao Te Ching
    av Lao Tzu

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441314

    'Have little thought of self and as few desires as possible' Whether or not Lao Tzu was a historical figure is uncertain, but the wisdom gathered under his name in the fourth century BC is central to the understanding and practice of Taoism. One of…

  • Tao Te Ching

    Tao Te Ching
    av Lao Tzu

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143133803

    The acclaimed translation of Taoism's founding text in a beautiful Penguin Classics Deluxe edition The most translated book in the world after the Bible, the Tao Te Ching, or 'Book of the Way', is the essential text of Taoism, one of the three grea…

  • 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…

  • 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 Drabble Jane Austen's profound, ambiguous third novel is the story of Fanny Price, who is accustomed to being the poor relation at Mansf…

  • 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 Poems

    Selected Poems
    av Lord Byron

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424508

    Described as 'Mad, bad and dangerous to know' by one of his lovers, Lady Caroline Lamb, Lord Byron was the quintessential Romantic. Flamboyant, charismatic and brilliant, he remains almost as notorious for his life - as a political revolutionary, se…

  • Eugene Onegin

    Eugene Onegin
    av Alexander Pushkin

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140448108

    Eugene Onegin is the master work of the poet whom Russians regard as the fountainhead of their literature. Set in 1820s Russia, Pushkin's verse novel follows the fates of three men and three women. Engaging, full of suspense, and varied in tone, it…

  • Dialogues and Letters

    Dialogues and Letters
    av Lucius Annaeus Seneca

    Storpocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446791

    A major writer and a leading figure in the public life of Rome, Seneca (c. 4BC-AD 65) ranks among the most eloquent and influential masters of Latin prose. This selection explores his thoughts on philosophy and the trials of life. In the Consolation…

  • 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…

  • Don Quixote

    Don Quixote
    av Miguel de Cervantes

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449099

    The prize-winning translation of Miguel de Cervantes's mock-epic masterwork Don Quixote has become so entranced by reading romances of chivalry that he determines to become a knight errant and pursue bold adventures, accompanied by his squire, the c…

  • The Good Soldier

    The Good Soldier
    av Ford Madox Ford

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441849

    The Dowells, a wealthy American couple, have been close friends with the Ashburnhams for years. Edward Ashburnham, a first-rate soldier, seems to be the perfect English gentleman, and Leonora his perfect wife, but beneath the surface their marriage…

  • Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    av William Wordsworth

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424423

    One of the major poets of Romanticism, Wordsworth epitomized the spirit of his age with his celebration of the natural world and the spontanous expression of feeling. This volume contains a rich selection from the most creative phase of his life, in…

  • The Aeneid

    The Aeneid
    av Virgil

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106296

    Robert Fagles's award-winning translations of Homer's twin works The Iliad and TheOdyssey have sold more than a million copies and become classics in their own right. With this stunning modern verse translation, Fagles introduces Virgil's Aeneid to…

  • The Aeneid

    The Aeneid
    av Virgil

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440515

    Aeneas the True - son of Venus and of a mortal father - escapes from Troy after it is sacked by the conquering Greeks. He undergoes many trials and adventures on a long sea journey, from a doomed love affair in Carthage with the tragic Queen Dido to…