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  • One hundred years of solitude

    One hundred years of solitude
    av Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141184999

    Reissue in Penguin Modern Classics. One of the 20th century's enduring works, One Hundred Years of Solitude is a widely beloved and acclaimed novel known throughout the world, and the ultimate achievement in a Nobel Prize–winning career. The n…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 man in the high castle

    The man in the high castle
    av Philip K. Dick

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141186672

    Gives us a horrifying glimpse of an alternative world - one where the Allies have lost the Second World War.

  • Ways of Seeing

    Ways of Seeing
    av John Berger

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141035796

    Based on the BBC television series, John Berger's Ways of Seeing is a unique look at the way we view art, published as part of the Penguin on Design series in Penguin Modern Classics. 'Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before…

  • The Plague

    The Plague
    av Albert Camus

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141185132

    The Plague is Albert Camus's world-renowned fable of fear and courage The townspeople of Oran are in the grip of a deadly plague, which condemns its victims to a swift and horrifying death. Fear, isolation and claustrophobia follow as they are forc…

  • 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 Fountainhead

    The Fountainhead
    av Ayn Rand

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141188621

    Her first major literary success, Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead is an exalted view of her Objectivist philosophy, portraying a visionary artist struggling against the dull, conformist dogma of his peers; a book of ambition, power, gold and love, publi…

  • 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…

  • On Photography

    On Photography

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141035789

    Features a critique of photography that asks forceful questions about the moral and aesthetic issues surrounding this art form. This title examines the ways in which we use these omnipresent images to manufacture a sense of reality and authority in…

  • In Cold Blood

    In Cold Blood
    av Truman Capote

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141182575

    Reconstructs the murder in 1959 of a Kansas farmer, his wife and both their children. In this title, the author's study of the killings and subsequent investigation explores the circumstances surrounding this terrible crime and the effect it had on…

  • The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

    The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
    av John le Carre

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141194523

    From the master of spy thrillers, John le Carré's The Spy Who Came in from the Cold is a gripping story of love and betrayal at the height of the Cold War. This Penguin Modern Classics edition includes an afterword by the author and an introduction…

  • 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…

  • East of Eden

    East of Eden
    av Mr John Steinbeck

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141185071

    'There is only one book to a man,' Steinbeck wrote of East of Eden, his most ambitious novel. Set in the rich farmland of the Salinas Valley, California, this powerful, often brutal novel, follows the intertwined destinies of two families - the Tras…

  • 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 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…

  • The Myth of Sisyphus

    The Myth of Sisyphus
    av Albert Camus

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141182001

    Written during the bleakest days of the Second World War, this volume argues for an acceptance of reality that encompasses revolt, passion and, above all, liberty. It also contains several other essays, including lyrical evocations of the sunlit cit…

  • Childhood, Youth, Dependency

    Childhood, Youth, Dependency
    av Tove Ditlevsen

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241457573

    'Utterly, agonisingly compulsive ... a masterpiece' Liz Jensen, Guardian Following one woman's journey from a troubled girlhood in working-class Copenhagen through her struggle to live on her own terms, The Copenhagen Trilogy is a searingly honest,…

  • 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…

  • Haunting of Hill House

    Haunting of Hill House
    av Shirley Jackson

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141191447

    Four seekers have arrived at the rambling old pile known as Hill House: Dr Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of psychic phenomena; Theodora, his lovely assistant; Luke, the future inheritor of the estate; and Eleanor, a friendle…

  • Brideshead Revisited

    Brideshead Revisited
    av Evelyn Waugh

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141182483

    Brideshead Revisited is Evelyn Waugh's stunning novel of duty and desire set amongst the decadent, faded glory of the English aristocracy in the run-up to the Second World War. The most nostalgic and reflective of Evelyn Waugh's novels, Brideshead R…

  • Zami

    Zami
    av Audre Lorde

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241351086

    One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World' If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive A little black girl opens her eyes in 1930s Harlem, weak and half-blind. On she stumbl…

  • 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…

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
    av Ken Kesey

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141187884

    Pitching an extraordinary battle between cruel authority and a rebellious free spirit, Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a novel that epitomises the spirit of the sixties. This Penguin Classics edition includes a preface, never-before p…

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
    av Ken Kesey

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143105022

    Boisterous, ribald, and ultimately shattering, Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel has left an indelible mark on the literature of our time. Now in a new deluxe edition with a foreword by Chuck Palahniuk and cover by Joe Sacco, here is the unforgettable st…

  • Black Skin, White Masks

    Black Skin, White Masks
    av Frantz Fanon

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241396667

    'This century's most compelling theorist of racism and colonialism' Angela Davis 'Fanon is our contemporary ... In clear language, in words that can only have been written in the cool heat of rage, Fanon showed us the internal theatre of racism' Deb…

  • Delta of Venus

    Delta of Venus
    av Anais Nin

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141182841

    As influential and revelatory in its day as Fifty Shades of Grey is now, Anaïs Nin's Delta of Venus is a groundbreaking anthology of erotic short stories, published in Penguin Modern Classics In Delta of Venus Anaïs Nin conjures up a glittering casc…

  • If Beale Street Could Talk

    If Beale Street Could Talk
    av James Baldwin

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140187977

    The inspiration for the new film from Oscar award-winning director Barry Jenkins 'Achingly beautiful' Guardian Harlem, the black soul of New York City, in the era of Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles. The narrator of Baldwin's novel is Tish nineteen,…

  • Howl, Kaddish and Other Poems

    Howl, Kaddish and Other Poems
    av Allen Ginsberg

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141190167

    Allen Ginsberg was the bard of the beat generation, and Howl, Kaddish and Other Poems is a collection of his finest work published in Penguin Modern Classics, including 'Howl', whose vindication at an obscenity trial was a watershed moment in twenti…

  • Blood and Guts in High School

    Blood and Guts in High School
    av Kathy Acker

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241302514

    'Acker gives her work the power to mirror the reader's soul' William S. Burroughs 'Kathy Acker's writing is virtuoso, maddening, crazy, so sexy, so painful, and beaten out of a wild heart that nothing can tame. Acker is a landmark writer' Jeanette W…

  • 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…

  • We have always lived in the castle

    We have always lived in the castle
    av Shirley Jackson

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141191454

    Living in the Blackwood family home with only her sister Constance and her Uncle Julian for company, Merricat just wants to preserve their delicate way of life. But ever since Constance was acquitted of murdering the rest of the family, the world is…

  • Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors

    Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors
    av Susan Sontag

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141187129

    Sontag wrote Illness as Metaphor in 1978, while suffering from breast cancer herself. In her study she reveals that the metaphors and myths surrounding certain illnesses, especially cancer, add greatly to the suffering of the patients and often inhi…

  • The Fall

    The Fall
    av Albert Camus

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141187945

    A philosophical novel described by fellow existentialist Sartre as 'perhaps the most beautiful and the least understood' of his novels, Albert Camus' The Fall is translated by Robin Buss in Penguin Modern Classics. Jean-Baptiste Clamence is a soul i…

  • Call for the Dead

    Call for the Dead
    av John Le Carre

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141198286

    The first of his peerless novels of Cold War espionage and international intrigue, Call for the Dead is also the debut of John le Carré's masterful creation George Smiley. After a routine security check by George Smiley, civil servant Samuel Fennan…

  • The Lottery and Other Stories

    The Lottery and Other Stories
    av Shirley Jackson

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141191430

    'Shirley Jackson's stories are among the most terrifying ever written' Donna Tartt This is the definitive collection of Shirley Jackson's short stories, including 'The Lottery' - one of the most terrifying and iconic stories of the twentieth centur…

  • Atlas Shrugged

    Atlas Shrugged
    av Ayn Rand

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141188935

    A towering philosophical novel that is the summation of her Objectivist philosophy, Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged is the saga of the enigmatic John Galt, and his ambitious plan to 'stop the motor of the world', published in Penguin Modern Classics. Open…

  • Love in the Time of Cholera

    Love in the Time of Cholera
    av Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141189208

    A poignant meditation on the nature of desire, and the enduring power of love, Gabriel García Márquez's Love in the Time of Cholera is translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman in Penguin Modern Classics. Florentino Ariza is a hopeless romantic…

  • Sister Outsider

    Sister Outsider
    av Audre Lorde

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241410509

    The woman's place of power within each of us is neither white nor surface; it is dark, it is ancient, and it is deep The revolutionary writings of Audre Lorde gave voice to those 'outside the circle of this society's definition of acceptable women'.…

  • Pale Fire

    Pale Fire
    av Vladimir Nabokov

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141185262

    The American poet John Shade is dead; murdered. His last poem, Pale Fire, is put into a book, together with a preface, a lengthy commentary and notes by Shade's editor, Charles Kinbote. Known on campus as the 'Great Beaver', Kinbote is haughty, inqu…

  • In Search of Lost Time

    In Search of Lost Time
    av Marcel Proust

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141180311

    One of the greatest, most entertaining reading experiences in any language, Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time Vol. 1: The Way by Swann's is published in a new translation from the French by Lydia Davis in Penguin Classics. The Way by Swann's is…

  • Essays

    Essays
    av George Orwell

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141183060

    The articles collected in George Orwell's Essays illuminate the life and work of one of the most individual writers of this century - a man who elevated political writing to an art. This outstanding collection brings together Orwell's longer, major…

  • Nadja

    Nadja
    av Andre Breton

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141180892

    NADJA is a Surrealist romance, and has come to be known as a book which defined that movement's attitude towards life. With its blend of intimate confession and sense of the marvellous, NADJA weaves a myterious and compelling tapestry of daily life…

  • 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…

  • Orientalism

    Orientalism

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141187426

    Surveys the history and nature of Western attitudes towards the East, considering orientalism as a powerful European ideological creation - a way for writers, philosophers and colonial administrators to deal with the 'otherness' of eastern culture,…

  • Why Read the Classics?

    Why Read the Classics?
    av Italo Calvino

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141189703

    Why Read the Classics? is an elegant defence of the value of great literature by one of the finest authors of the last century. Beginning with an essay on the attributes that define a classic (number one - classics are those books that people always…

  • Tropic of Cancer

    Tropic of Cancer
    av Henry Miller

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141399133

    Shocking, banned and the subject of obscenity trials, Henry Miller's first novel Tropic of Cancer is one of the most scandalous and influential books of the twentieth century -- new to Penguin Modern Classics with a cover by Tracey Emin Tropic of Ca…