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  • High Fidelity

    High Fidelity
    av Nick Hornby

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241981214

    Nick Hornby's internationally bestselling first novel, available as a Penguin Essential for the first time. Do you know your desert-island, all-time, top five most memorable split-ups? Rob does. He keeps a list, in fact. But Laura isn't on it - eve…

  • High Fidelity

    High Fidelity
    av Nick Hornby

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241969816

    Do you know your desert-island, all-time, top five most memorable split-ups? Rob does. He keeps a list, in fact. But Laura isn't on it - even though she's just become his latest ex. He's got his life back, you see.

  • Junky

    Junky
    av William S. Burroughs

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241956786

    'Junk is not, like alcohol or weed, a means to increased enjoyment of life. Junk is not a kick. It is a way of life' William Burroughs, legendary drug addict, founder member of the Beats and author of Naked Lunch, relates with unflinching realism th…

  • A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange
    av Anthony Burgess

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241951446

    "What we were after was lashings of ultraviolence" In this nightmare vision of youth in revolt, fifteen-year-old Alex and his friends set out on a diabolical orgy of robbery, rape, torture and murder. Alex is jailed for his teenage delinquency and t…

  • Out of Africa

    Out of Africa
    av Karen Blixen

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241951439

    "I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills . . . Up in this high air you breathed easily . . . you woke up in the morning and thought: Here I am, where I ought to be." From the moment Karen Blixen arrived in Kenya in 1914 to manage a co…

  • Invisible Man

    Invisible Man
    av Ralph Ellison

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241970560

    New Penguin Essentials edition of Ralph Ellison's blistering, impassioned novel of African-American lives in 1940s America, Invisible Man. 'I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.' Defeated and embittered by a country wh…

  • Mrs Dalloway

    Mrs Dalloway
    av Virginia Woolf

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241956793

    On a June morning in 1923, Clarissa Dalloway, the glittering wife of a Member of Parliament, is preparing for a party she is giving that evening. As she walks through London, buying flowers, observing life, her thoughts are of the past and she remem…

  • Brooklyn

    Brooklyn
    av Colm Toibin

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241983782

    Colm Toibin's Brooklyn is a devastating story of love, loss and one woman's terrible choice between duty and personal freedom. It is Ireland in the early 1950s and for Eilis Lacey, as for so many young Irish girls, opportunities are scarce. So when…

  • Steppenwolf

    Steppenwolf
    av Hermann Hesse

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241951521

    "The unhappiness that I need and long for . . . is of the kind that will let me suffer with eagerness and die with lust. That is the unhappiness, or happiness, that I am waiting for." Alienated from society, Harry Haller is the Steppenwolf, wild, st…

  • The Day of the Triffids

    The Day of the Triffids
    av John Wyndham

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241970577

    The most famous catastrophe novel of the twentieth century, John Wyndham's The Day of the Triffids, published as a Penguin Essential for the first time. 'When a day that you happen to know is Wednesday starts off by sounding like Sunday, there is so…

  • Plague

    Plague
    av Albert Camus

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141049236

    The Plague by Albert Camus is an extraordinary odyssey into the darkness and absurdity of human existence. 'On the morning of April 16, Dr Rieux emerged from his consulting-room and came across a dead rat in the middle of the landing. 'It starts wit…

  • Any Human Heart

    Any Human Heart
    av William Boyd

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241981450

    Any Human Heart is William's Boyd's classic, bestselling novel, now available as a Penguin Essential for the first time. Every life is both ordinary and extraordinary, but Logan Mountstuart's - lived from the beginning to the end of the twentieth c…

  • The Big Sleep

    The Big Sleep
    av Raymond Chandler

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241970775

    Hard-boiled detective fiction at its best: Raymond Chandler's best loved novel, The Big Sleep, published as a Penguin Essential for the first time. 'I was neat, clean, shaved and sober, and I didn't care who knew it. I was everything the well-dresse…

  • White Teeth

    White Teeth
    av Zadie Smith

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241981399

    Chosen by the Guardian as one of the Best Books of the 21st Century From the MAN BOOKER PRIZE- and WOMEN'S PRIZE-SHORTLISTED author of Swing Time, On Beauty and Grand Union 'BELIEVE THE HYPE' The Times The international bestseller and modern clas…

  • Austerlitz

    Austerlitz
    av W. G. Sebald

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241984482

    Austerlitz is W. G. Sebald's haunting novel of post-war Europe. In 1939, five-year-old Jacques Austerlitz is sent to England on a Kindertransport and placed with foster parents. This childless couple promptly erase from the boy all knowledge of his…

  • Eva Luna

    Eva Luna
    av Isabel Allende

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241951651

    "My name is Eva, which means "life", according to a book of names my mother consulted. I was born in the back room of a shadowy house, and grew up amidst ancient furniture, books in Latin, and human mummies, but none of those things made me melancho…

  • Bonjour Tristesse

    Bonjour Tristesse
    av Francoise Sagan

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241951569

    "Late into the night we talked of love, of its complications. In my father's eyes they were imaginary. . . This conception of rapid, violent and passing love affairs appealed to my imagination. I was not at the age when fidelity is attractive. I kne…

  • The Mosquito Coast

    The Mosquito Coast
    av Paul Theroux

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241973653

    Winner of the Stanford Dolman Lifetime Contribution to Travel Writing Award 2020 The Mosquito Coast - winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize - is a breathtaking novel about fanaticism and a futile search for utopia from bestseller Paul Therou…

  • A Room with a View

    A Room with a View
    av E. M. Forster

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241951484

    "You love the boy body and soul, plainly, directly, as he loves you . . ." Lucy has her rigid, middle-class life mapped out for her until she visits Florence with her uptight cousin Charlotte, and finds her neatly ordered existence thrown off balanc…

  • The Rotters' Club

    The Rotters' Club
    av Jonathan Coe

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241986479

    'Sometimes I feel that I am destined always to be offstage whenever the main action occurs. That God has made me the victim of some cosmic practical joke, by assigning me little more than a walk-on part in my own life . . .' Coming of age in 1970s'…

  • Embers

    Embers
    av Sandor Marai

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241978948

    The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller, available as a Penguin Essential for the first time. 'Wonderful. Immensely moving' Daily Telegraph As darkness settles on a forgotten castle at the foot of the Carpathian mountains, two men sit down to a final me…

  • Dubliners

    Dubliners
    av James Joyce

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241956854

    'Snow was general all over Ireland. It was falling on every part of the dark central plain, on the treeless hills, falling softly upon the Bog of Allen and, farther westward, softly falling into the dark mutinous Shannon waves.' From a child grappli…

  • Submarine

    Submarine
    av Joe Dunthorne

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241986462

    'Are we making a bomb?' 'This is a trust exercise, like in drama,' she says. 'Are we making a bomb as a trust exercise?' Fifteen-year-old Oliver Tate is terrified that his family is falling apart. He fears for his depressed father and is convinced…

  • Down and Out in Paris and London

    Down and Out in Paris and London
    av George Orwell

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141042701

    The perfect edition for any Orwell enthusiasts' collection, discover Orwell's personal account of life on the streets beautifully reimagined by renowned street artist Shepard Fairey To be poor and destitute in 1920s Paris and London was to experienc…

  • Beautiful Ruins

    Beautiful Ruins
    av Jess Walter

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241986509

    'A monument to crazy love. Magic' New York Times 'The actress arrived in his village the only way one could come directly . . .' In spring 1962 American actress Dee Moray's boat motors into an Italian bay and the life of hotelier Pasquale Tursi. De…

  • Foe

    Foe
    av J M Coetzee

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241973691

    Nobel Laureate and two-time Booker prize-winning author of Disgrace and The Life and Times of Michael K, J. M. Coetzee reimagines Daniel DeFoe's classic novel Robinson Crusoe in Foe. Published as a Penguin Essential for the first time. In an act of…

  • The Man in the High Castle

    The Man in the High Castle
    av Philip K. Dick

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241968093

    NOW AN AMAZON ORIGINAL SERIES 'Truth, she thought. As terrible as death. But harder to find.' America, fifteen years after the end of the Second World War. The winning Axis powers have divided their spoils: the Nazis control New York, while Californ…

  • Cold Comfort Farm

    Cold Comfort Farm
    av Stella Gibbons

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241951514

    "We are not like other folk, maybe, but there have always been Starkadders at Cold Comfort Farm…" Sensible, sophisticated Flora Poste has been expensively educated to do everything but earn a living. When she is orphaned at twenty, she decide…

  • The Reluctant Fundamentalist

    The Reluctant Fundamentalist
    av Mohsin Hamid

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241981382

    The Reluctant Fundamentalist is Mohsin Hamid's thrillingly provocative international bestseller, available as a Penguin Essential for the first time. Shortlisted for the Man Booker prize in 2007 Now a major film directed by Mira Nair and starring Ka…

  • Tender is the Night

    Tender is the Night
    av F Scott Fitzgerald

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140282559

    New Penguin Essentials edition of the heartbreaking classic of the roaring twenties, Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald. 'I don't ask you to love me always like this, but I ask you to remember. Somewhere inside me there'll always be the pers…

  • The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

    The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
    av Muriel Spark

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241956779

    One of the BBC's '100 Novels that Shaped the World' A Hay Festival and The Poole VOTE 100 BOOKS for Women Selection Muriel Spark's classic The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie features a schoolmistress you'll never forget, in this beautifully repackaged P…

  • The Chrysalids

    The Chrysalids
    av John Wyndham

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241983928

    'WATCH THOU FOR THE MUTANT!' It is many years since God sent the Tribulation to punish the forebears for their sins, and in the rural settlement of Waknuk David Strorm's father decries any and all blasphemies against nature. Little does he realise t…

  • Libra

    Libra
    av Don DeLillo

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241984536

    'Think of two parallel lines. One is the life of Lee H. Oswald. One is the conspiracy to kill the President. What bridges the space between them? What makes a connection inevitable? There is a third line. It comes out of dreams, visions, intuitions,…

  • Billy Liar

    Billy Liar
    av Keith Waterhouse

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241973646

    The classic comedy of a 50s youth trapped inside a Walter Mitty fantasy-world, published as a Penguin Essential for the first time. Keith Waterhouse's Billy Liar was published in 1959, and captures brilliantly the claustrophobic atmosphere of a smal…

  • Wide Sargasso Sea

    Wide Sargasso Sea
    av Jean Rhys

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241951552

    "There is no looking glass here and I don't know what I am like now… Now they have taken everything away. What am I doing in this place and who am I?" If Antoinette Cosway, a spirited Creole heiress, could have foreseen the terrible future th…

  • The History of Love

    The History of Love
    av Nicole Krauss

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241973639

    Shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2006 and winner of the 2006 Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger, The History of Love explores the lasting power of the written word and the lasting power of love. Published as a Penguin Essential for the firs…

  • Life Class

    Life Class
    av Pat Barker

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241986493

    From the Booker Prize-winning and Women's Prize-shortlisted author of The Silence of the Girls The first novel in Pat Barker's acclaimed 'Life Class' trilogy - an unforgettable story of art and war, from one of our greatest writers on war and the hu…

  • The Periodic Table

    The Periodic Table
    av Primo Levi

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241956816

    'So it happens, therefore, that every element says something to someone' Inspired by the rhythms of the Periodic Table, Primo Levi assesses his life in terms of the chemical elements he associates with his past. From his birth into an Italian Jewish…

  • My Family and Other Animals

    My Family and Other Animals
    av Gerald Durrell

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241951460

    'What we all need,' said Larry, 'is sunshine…a country where we can grow.' 'Yes, dear, that would be nice,' agreed Mother, not really listening. 'I had a letter from George this morning - he says Corfu's wonderful. Why don't we pack up and go…

  • The Road To Lichfield

    The Road To Lichfield
    av Penelope Lively

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241981405

    The Road to Lichfield is the Booker Prize shortlisted first novel by Penelope Lively, published as a Penguin Essential for the first time on the 40th anniversary of its publication. Ann Linton leaves her family in Berkshire and sets up camp in her f…

  • Are You Experienced?

    Are You Experienced?
    av William Sutcliffe

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241981207

    The gap year classic, available as a Penguin Essential for the first time in the year of its 20th anniversary. A devastatingly funny satire on the whole idea of student travel,and particularly the India back-pack trail. Dave travels to India with L…

  • Age of Iron

    Age of Iron
    av J. M. Coetzee

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241983935

    Nobel Laureate and two-time Booker prize-winning author of Disgrace, J. M. Coetzee tells the remarkable story of a nation gripped in brutal apartheid in Age of Iron. In Cape Town, South Africa, an elderly classics professor writes a letter to her di…

  • Lucky Jim

    Lucky Jim
    av Kingsley Amis

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241956847

    'His mouth had been used as a latrine by some small creature of the night, and then as a mausoleum. During the night, too, he'd somehow been on a cross-country run and then been expertly beaten up by secret police. He felt bad.' Jix Dixon has a terr…

  • The Pursuit of Love

    The Pursuit of Love
    av Nancy Mitford

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241984079

    Nancy Mitford's The Pursuit of Love is one of the funniest, sharpest novels about love and growing up ever written. 'He was the great love of her life you know.' 'Oh, dulling,' said my mother, sadly, 'One always thinks that. Every, every time.' Long…

  • I'm the King of the Castle

    I'm the King of the Castle
    av Susan Hill

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241970782

    I'm the King of the Castle by Susan Hill is a chilling novel that explores the extremes of childhood cruelty, now published as a Penguin Essential for the first time. 'Some people are coming here today, now you will have a companion.' But young Edm…

  • A Spell of Winter

    A Spell of Winter
    av Helen Dunmore

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241986523

    WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 'Tense, dark and intensely gripping . . . written so seductively that passages sing out from the page ' Sunday Times Cathy and her brother, Rob, don't know why they have been abandoned by their parents. Alone…

  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

    Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
    av Jonathan Safran Foer

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241983805

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER ADAPTED INTO A FEATURE FILM WITH TOM HANKS From the critically acclaimed author of Here I Am, Everything is Illuminated and We are the Weather - a heartrending and unforgettable novel set in the aftermath of the 9/11 'Ut…

  • A Month in the Country

    A Month in the Country
    av J.L. Carr

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241972038

    A haunting novel about art and its power to heal, J. L. Carr's A Month in the Country published as a Penguin Essential for the first time. 'That night, for the first time during many months, I slept like the dead and, next morning, awoke very early.…

  • A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian

    A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian
    av Marina Lewycka

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241981443

    A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian is bestselling author Marina Lewycka's hilarious and award winning debut novel, now available as a Penguin Essential for the first time. 'Two years after my mother died, my father fell in love with a glamoro…

  • A Handful of Dust

    A Handful of Dust
    av Evelyn Waugh

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241970553

    'A whole Gothic world had come to grief . . .' Beautiful Lady Brenda Last lives at Hetton Abbey, a crumbling Gothic monstrosity that is her husband Tony's pride and joy. Bored and restless after seven years of marriage, she drifts into an affair wit…

  • The Diary of a Nobody

    The Diary of a Nobody
    av George Grossmith

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241956861

    'I fail to see - because I do not happen to be a "Somebody" - why my diary should be not be interesting' Mr Pooter is a man of modest ambition, content with his clerkly lot. So why is he always in trouble with disagreeable tradesmen, impudent young…