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  • Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Thief

    Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Thief
    av Maurice Leblanc

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143104865

    The inspiration for the new Netflix series, Lupin, starring Omar Sy A selection of the very best adventures of Arsène Lupin, France's most famous gentleman thief The poor and the innocent have nothing to fear from suave trickster and master of disg…

  • Discourses and Selected Writings

    Discourses and Selected Writings
    av Epictetus

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449464

    The Discourses/Fragments/Enchiridion 'I must die. But must I die bawling?' Epictetus, a Greek Stoic and freed slave, ran a thriving philosophy school in Nicopolis in the early second century AD. His animated discussions were celebrated for their rhe…

  • The Communist Manifesto

    The Communist Manifesto
    av Friedrich Engels

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141397986

    'The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains.' Marx and Engels's revolutionary summons to the working classes - one of the most important and influential political theories ever formulated. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for…

  • Giovanni's Room

    Giovanni's Room
    av James Baldwin

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141032948

    When David meets the sensual Giovanni in a bohemian bar, he is swept into a passionate love affair. But his girlfriend's return to Paris destroys everything. Unable to admit to the truth, David pretends the liaison never happened - while Giovanni's…

  • Giovanni's Room

    Giovanni's Room
    av James Baldwin

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141186351

    One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World' Baldwin's ground-breaking second novel, which established him as one of the great American writers of his time David, a young American in 1950s Paris, is waiting for his fiancée to return from vaca…

  • Women, Race & Class

    Women, Race & Class
    av Angela Y. Davis

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241408407

    Ranging from the age of slavery to contemporary injustices, this groundbreaking history of race, gender and class inequality by the radical political activist Angela Davis offers an alternative view of female struggles for liberation. Tracing the in…

  • Meditations

    Meditations
    av Marcus Aurelius

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449334

    'Their icy blasts are refreshing and restorative. They tell you the worst. And having heard the worst, you feel less bad' Blake Morrison Written in Greek by the only Roman emperor who was also a philosopher, without any intention of publication, the…

  • Meditations

    Meditations
    av Marcus Aurelius

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141395869

    Originally written only for his personal consumption, Marcus Aurelius's Meditations has become a key text in the understanding of Roman Stoic philosophy. This Penguin Classics edition is translated with notes by Martin Hammond and an introduction by…

  • Only Dull People Are Brilliant at Breakfast

    Only Dull People Are Brilliant at Breakfast
    av Oscar Wilde

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241251805

    'It would be unfair to expect other people to be as remarkable as oneself' Wilde's celebrated witticisms on the dangers of sincerity, duplicitous biographers, the stupidity of the English - and his own genius. One of 46 new books in the bestselling…

  • Crime and Punishment

    Crime and Punishment
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449136

    'Dostoyevsky's finest masterpiece' John Bayley Dostoyevsky's great novel of damnation and redemption evokes a world where the lines between innocence and corruption, good and evil, blur. It tells the story of Raskolnikov, a destitute and desperate f…

  • Crime and Punishment

    Crime and Punishment
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241347683

    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. R…

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141192444

    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. Th…

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140268867

    Homer's best-loved and most accessible poem, recounting the great wandering of Odysseus during his ten-year voyage back home to Ithaca, after the Trojan War. A superb new verse translation, now published in trade paperback, before the standard Pengu…

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143039952

    Literature's grandest evocation of life's journey, at once an ageless human story and an individual test of moral endurance, Homer's ancient Greek epic The Odyssey is translated by Robert Fagles with an introduction and notes by Bernard Knox in Peng…

  • Letters to a Young Poet

    Letters to a Young Poet
    av Rainer Maria Rilke

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241252055

    'What matters is to live everything. Live the questions for now.' A hugely influential collection for writers and artists of all kinds, Rilke's profound and lyrical letters to a young friend advise on writing, love, sex, suffering and the nature of…

  • Letters to a Young Poet

    Letters to a Young Poet
    av Rainer Maria Rilke

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141192321

    At the start of the twentieth century, Rainer Maria Rilke wrote a series of letters to a young officer cadet, advising him on writing, love, sex, suffering and the nature of advice itself; these profound and lyrical letters have since become hugely…

  • Letters from a Stoic

    Letters from a Stoic
    av Seneca

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442106

    'It is philosophy that has the duty of protecting us ... without it no one can lead a life free of fear or worry' For several years of his turbulent life, in which he was dogged by ill health, exile and danger, Seneca was the guiding hand of the Rom…

  • Letters from a Stoic

    Letters from a Stoic
    av Seneca

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141395852

    Selected from the Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium, Seneca's Letters from a Stoic are a set of 'essays in disguise' from one of the most insightful philosophers of the Silver Age of Roman literature. This Penguin Classics edition is translated from the…

  • The Count of Monte Cristo

    The Count of Monte Cristo
    av Alexandre Dumas

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449266

    The epic tale of wrongful imprisonment, adventure and revenge, in its definitive translation Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantès is confined to the grim fortress of If. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden…

  • The Count of Monte Cristo

    The Count of Monte Cristo
    av Alexandre Dumas

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141392462

    A beautiful new clothbound edition of Alexandre Dumas' classic novel of wrongful imprisonment, adventure and revenge. Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantes is confined to the grim fortress of the Château d'If. There he lea…

  • Thus Spoke Zarathustra

    Thus Spoke Zarathustra
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Pocket - 1974 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441185

    'Enigmatic, vatic, emphatic, passionate . . . Nietzsche's works together make a unique statement in the literature of European ideas' A. C. Grayling Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary thinkers in Western philosophy, and Thus Spoke Zarathust…

  • Silent Spring

    Silent Spring
    av Rachel Carson

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141184944

    Rachel Carson's Silent Spring alerted a large audience to the environmental and human dangers of indiscriminate use of pesticides, spurring revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. This Penguin Modern Classics edition in…

  • Naked Lunch

    Naked Lunch
    av William S. Burroughs

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141189765

    Nightmarish and fiercely funny, William Burroughs' virtuoso, taboo-breaking masterpiece Naked Lunch follows Bill Lee through Interzone: a surreal, orgiastic wasteland of drugs, depravity, political plots, paranoia, sadistic medical experiments and e…

  • Naked Lunch

    Naked Lunch
    av William S. Burroughs

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241284636

    A stunning clothbound edition of William S. Burroughs's cult classic, designed by the acclaimed Coralie-Bickford Smith. Nightmarish and fiercely funny, William Burroughs' virtuoso, taboo-breaking masterpiece Naked Lunch follows Bill Lee through Int…

  • Confessions of a Mask

    Confessions of a Mask
    av Yukio Mishima

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241301197

    'There is in this world a kind of desire like stinging pain' A Japanese teenager is overcome with longing for his male classmate. He imagines his body punctured with arrows, like the body of St Sebastian in the painting that obsesses him. Over and o…

  • The Iliad

    The Iliad
    av Homer

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141394657

    A stunning Penguin clothbound edition of Homer's great epic, in E. V. Rieu's classic translation. The Iliad is the first and the greatest literary achievement of Greek civilization - an epic poem without rival in the literature of the world, and the…

  • The Iliad

    The Iliad
    av Homer

    Pocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444445

    'The best modern prose translation of The Iliad' Robin Lane Fox, The Times The 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 dr…

  • The Iliad

    The Iliad
    av Homer

    Pocket - 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…

  • The Iliad

    The Iliad
    av Homer

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447941

    'The first great book, and the first great book about the suffering and loss of war' Guardian One 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,…

  • The Iliad

    The Iliad
    av Homer

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140275360

    One of the greatest epics in Western literature, THE ILIAD recounts the story of the Trojan wars. This timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods battling amidst devastation and destruction, as it moves to its tragic…

  • The Death of Ivan Ilyich

    The Death of Ivan Ilyich
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241251768

    'It is only a bruise' A carefree Russian official has what seems to be a trivial accident... One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of…

  • The Brothers Karamazov

    The Brothers Karamazov
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449242

    'The most magnificent novel ever written' Sigmund Freud The murder of brutal landowner Fyodor Karamazov changes the lives of his sons irrevocably: Mitya, the sensualist, whose bitter rivalry with his father immediately places him under suspicion for…

  • Leaves of Grass

    Leaves of Grass
    av Walt Whitman

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241303122

    A collectible new Penguin Classics series: stunning, clothbound editions of ten favourite poets, which present each poet's most famous book of verse as it was originally published. Designed by the acclaimed Coralie Bickford-Smith and beautifully set…

  • Leaves of Grass

    Leaves of Grass
    av Walt Whitman

    Pocket - 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…

  • Notes on Nationalism

    Notes on Nationalism
    av George Orwell

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241339565

    'The general uncertainty as to what is really happening makes it easier to cling to lunatic beliefs' Biting and timeless reflections on patriotism, prejudice and power, from the man who wrote about his nation better than anyone. Penguin Modern: fift…

  • War And Peace

    War And Peace
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241265543

    A beautiful Penguin Classics clothbound edition of Tolstoy's magnificent epic novel of love, conflict, fate and human life in all its imperfection and grandeur At a glittering society party in St Petersburg in 1805, conversations are dominated by th…

  • War And Peace

    War And Peace
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447934

    'A book that you don't just read, you live' Simon Schama Tolstoy's magnificent epic novel of love, conflict, fate and human life in all its imperfection and grandeur War and Peace begins at a glittering society party in St Petersburg in 1805, where…

  • Introductory Lectures on Aesthetics

    Introductory Lectures on Aesthetics
    av Georg Hegel

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433357

    No philosopher has held a higher opinion of art than Hegel, yet nor was any so profoundly pessimistic about its prospects - despite living in the German golden age of Goethe, Mozart and Schiller. For if the artists of classical Greece could find the…

  • Beyond Good and Evil

    Beyond Good and Evil
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449235

    'One of the greatest books of a very great thinker' Michael Tanner Beyond Good and Evil confirmed Nietzsche's position as the towering European philosopher of his age. The work dramatically rejects traditional Western thought with its notions of tru…

  • Why I Am so Clever

    Why I Am so Clever
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241251850

    'Why do I know a few more things? Why am I so clever altogether?' Self-celebrating and self-mocking autobiographical writings from Ecce Homo, the last work iconoclastic German philosopher Nietzsche wrote before his descent into madness. One of 46 ne…

  • The Hearing Trumpet

    The Hearing Trumpet
    av Leonora Carrington

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141187990

    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ALI SMITH A classic of fantastic literature, Leonora Carrington's The Hearing Trumpet is the occult twin to Alice in Wonderland, published with an introduction by Ali Smith in Penguin Modern Classics. One of the first things…

  • The Republic

    The Republic
    av Plato

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455113

    Presented in the form of a dialogue between Socrates and three different interlocutors, "Republic" is an enquiry into the notion of a perfect community and the ideal individual within it. This work addresses the purpose of education and the role of…

  • The Fire Next Time

    The Fire Next Time
    av James Baldwin

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140182750

    'A seminal meditation on race by one of our greatest writers' Barack Obama 'We, the black and the white, deeply need each other here if we are really to become a nation' James Baldwin's impassioned plea to 'end the racial nightmare' in America was a…

  • Circles of Hell

    Circles of Hell
    av Dante

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141980225

    'I truly thought I'd never make it back.' Ten of the most memorable and most terrifying cantos from Dante's Inferno. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversit…

  • Create Dangerously

    Create Dangerously
    av Albert Camus

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241339121

    'To create today is to create dangerously' Camus argues passionately that the artist has a responsibility to challenge, provoke and speak up for those who cannot in this powerful speech, accompanied here by two others. Penguin Modern: fifty new book…

  • Pedagogy of the Oppressed

    Pedagogy of the Oppressed
    av Paulo Freire

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241301111

    'The foremost work on the key democratic task: helping people to identify and challenge the sources of their oppression ... a transformative text' George Monbiot, Guardian Arguing that 'education is freedom', Paulo Freire's radical international cla…

  • Notes of a Native Son

    Notes of a Native Son
    av James Baldwin

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241334003

    'The story of the negro in America is the story of America ... it is not a very pretty story' James Baldwin's breakthrough essay collection made him the voice of his generation. Ranging over Harlem in the 1940s, movies, novels, his preacher father a…

  • Nausea

    Nausea
    av Jean-Paul Sartre

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141185491

    Jean-Paul Sartre's first published novel, Nausea is both an extended essay on existentialist ideals, and a profound fictional exploration of a man struggling to restore a sense of meaning to his life. This Penguin Modern Classics edition is translat…

  • The Origins of Totalitarianism

    The Origins of Totalitarianism
    av Hannah Arendt

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241316757

    'How could such a book speak so powerfully to our present moment? The short answer is that we, too, live in dark times' Washington Post Hannah Arendt's chilling analysis of the conditions that led to the Nazi and Soviet totalitarian regimes is a war…

  • The Epic of Gilgamesh

    The Epic of Gilgamesh

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449198

    The definitive translation of the world's oldest known epic, now updated with newly discovered material Miraculously preserved on clay tablets dating back as far as four thousand years, the poem of Gilgamesh, King of Uruk, predates Homer by many cen…

  • Anna Karenina

    Anna Karenina
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449174

    'One of the greatest love stories in world literature' Vladimir Nabokov The heroine of Tolstoy's epic of love and self-destruction, Anna Karenina has beauty, wealth, popularity and an adored son, but feels that her life is empty until she encounters…

  • Anna Karenina

    Anna Karenina
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141199610

    Tolstoy's epic novel of love, destiny and self-destruction, in a gorgeous new clothbound edition from Penguin Classics. Anna Karenina seems to have everything - beauty, wealth, popularity and an adored son. But she feels that her life is empty until…

  • Roots of Yoga

    Roots of Yoga
    av James Mallinson

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241253045

    'An indispensable companion for all interested in yoga, both scholars and practitioners' Professor Alexis G. J. S. Sanderson Despite yoga's huge global popularity, relatively little of its roots is known among practitioners. This compendium includes…

  • The Picture of Dorian Gray

    The Picture of Dorian Gray
    av Oscar Wilde

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141442464

    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. En…

  • The Wretched of the Earth

    The Wretched of the Earth
    av Frantz Fanon

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141186542

    'This century's most compelling theorist of racism and colonialism' Angela Davis Written at the height of the Algerian war for independence from French colonial rule and first published in 1961, Frantz Fanon's Wretched of the Earth has provided insp…

  • God is Dead. God Remains Dead. And We Have Killed Him.

    God is Dead. God Remains Dead. And We Have Killed Him.
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241472842

    'We have left dry land and put out to sea! We have burned the bridge behind us - what is more, we have burned the land behind us!' Nietzsche's devastating demolition of religion would have seismic consequences for future generations. With God dead,…

  • Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    av Rumi

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449532

    The essential poems of the inspirational thirteenth-century Persian philosopher, scholar and mystic The founder of the order of the Whirling Dervishes, Rumi was also a poet of transcendental power. His verse speaks with the universal voice of the hu…

  • Nineteen Eighty-Four

    Nineteen Eighty-Four
    av George Orwell

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241453513

    George Orwell's masterwork, now in the Penguin Clothbound Classics series with a cover designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith One of the BBC's '100 Novels that Shaped the World' 'Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present contro…

  • Nineteen Eighty-Four

    Nineteen Eighty-Four
    av George Orwell

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241341650

    'Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.' Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inward…

  • Nineteen Eighty-four

    Nineteen Eighty-four
    av George Orwell

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140817744

    Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardly rebels against the totalitarian world he lives in, which demands absolute obedience an…

  • Inferno

    Inferno
    av Dante

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141393544

    Discover Dante's original Inferno in this modern and acclaimed Penguin translation. Describing Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as a guide, Inferno depicts a cruel underworld in which desperate figures are condemned to eternal damnation for com…

  • Maurice

    Maurice
    av E.M. Forster

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441139

    First time in Black Classics for Forster's autobiographical novel of homosexual love. Maurice Hall is a young man who grows up confident in his privileged status and well aware of his role in society. Modest and generally conformist, he nevertheless…

  • Narcissus and Goldmund

    Narcissus and Goldmund
    av Hermann Hesse

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141984612

    'One of his masterpieces . . . without doubt a great novel' Guardian One of Hermann Hesse's greatest novels, Narcissus and Goldmund is an extraordinary recreation of the Middle Ages, contrasting the careers of two friends, one of whom shuns life in…

  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman
    av Arthur Miller

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141182742

    Arthur Miller's extraordinary masterpiece, Death of a Salesman changed the course of modern theatre, and has lost none of its power as an examination of American life. 'A man is not an orange. You can't eat the fruit and throw the peel away' Willy…

  • 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

    Pocket - 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…

  • Beyond Good and Evil

    Beyond Good and Evil
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141395838

    One of the most iconoclastic philosophers of all time, Nietzsche dramatically rejected notions of good and evil, truth and God. Beyond Good and Evil demonstrates that the world is steeped in false piety and infected with a 'slave morality'. With wit…

  • The Outsiders

    The Outsiders
    av S.E. Hinton

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141189116

    One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World' The bestselling American classic of youthful rebellion and coming of age on the streets, adapted into an award-winning film by Francis Ford Coppola The Greasers and the rich-kid Socs are at war on…

  • Another Country

    Another Country
    av James Baldwin

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141186375

    'A masterwork... an almost unbearable, tumultuous, blood-pounding experience' Washinton Post When Another Country appeared in 1962, it caused a literary sensation. James Baldwin's masterly story of desire, hatred and violence opens with the unforget…