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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • Sunset Song

    Sunset Song
    av Lewis Grassic Gibbon

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141188409

    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ALI SMITH Young Chris Guthrie lives a brutal life in the harsh landscape of northern Scotland, torn between her passion for the land, duty to her family and her love of books. When her mother, broken by repeated childbirths,…

  • 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.

  • The Pancatantra

    The Pancatantra
    av Sarma, Visnu

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455205

    First recorded 1500 years ago, but taking its origins from a far earlier oral tradition, the Pancatantra is ascribed by legend to the celebrated, half-mythical teacher Visnu Sarma. Asked by a great king to awaken the dulled intelligence of his three…

  • Four Comedies

    Four Comedies
    av William Shakespeare

    Storpocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434545

    Shakespearean comedy has as much to do with the structure and movement of the drama as with the wit of its dialogue or the humour of its characters. In these four comedies there is a near-tragic crisis at which disaster or happiness may ensue, but t…

  • The Iron Heel

    The Iron Heel
    av Jack London

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143039716

    'A truer prophecy of the future than either Brave New World or The Shape of Things to Come.' - George Orwell Part science fiction, part dystopian fantasy, part radical socialist tract, Jack London's The Iron Heel offers a grim depiction of warfare b…

  • The Imitation of Christ

    The Imitation of Christ
    av Thomas a Kempis

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141191768

    One of the most influential and well-loved books of Christianity, The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis appears here in Penguin Classics in a new translation by Robert Jeffery, with an introduction by Max Von Habsburg, notes, a chronology and f…

  • The Little Demon

    The Little Demon
    av Fyodor Sologub

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141392936

    A dark classic of Russia's silver age, this blackly funny novel recounts a schoolteacher's descent into sadism, arson and murder. Mad, lascivious, sadistic and ridiculous, the provincial schoolteacher Peredonov torments his students and has hallucin…

  • Salammbo

    av Gustave Flaubert

    Storpocket - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443288

    An epic story of lust, cruelty, and sensuality, this historical novel is set in Carthage in the days following the First Punic War with Rome.

  • Home at Grasmere

    Home at Grasmere
    av Dorothy Wordsworth

    Storpocket - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140431360

    A continuous text made up of extracts from Dorothy Wordsworth's Journal and a selection of her brother's poems. Dorothy Wordsworth kept her Journal 'because I shall give William pleasure by it'. In doing so, she never dreamt that she was giving futu…

  • The Way of All Flesh

    The Way of All Flesh
    av Samuel Butler

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140430127

    'I am the enfant terrible of literature and science. If I cannot, and I know I cannot, get the literary and scientific big-wigs to give me a shilling, I can, and I know I can, heave bricks into the middle of them.' With The Way of All Flesh, Samuel…

  • Poems

    av Li Po

    Storpocket - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442724

    Offers translations of poems by the two Chinese writers

  • Maldoror and Poems

    Maldoror and Poems
    av Comte Lautreamont

    Storpocket - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443424

    Insolent and defiant, the Chants de Maldoror, by the self-styled Comte de Lautreamont (1846-70), depicts a sinister and sadistic world of unrestrained savagery and brutality. One of the earliest and most astonishing examples of surrealist writing, i…

  • Effi Briest

    Effi Briest
    av Theodor Fontane

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447668

    Telling the tragic tale of a socially advantageous but emotionally ruinous match, Theodor Fontane's Effi Briest is translated from the German by Hugh Rorrison with an introduction by Helen Chambers in Penguin Classics. Unworldly young Effi Briest is…

  • Tottel's Miscellany

    Tottel's Miscellany

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141192048

    Songs and Sonnets (1557), the first printed anthology of English poetry, was immensely influential in Tudor England, and inspired major Elizabethan writers including Shakespeare. Collected by pioneering publisher Richard Tottel, it brought poems of…

  • Japanese No Dramas

    Japanese No Dramas

    Storpocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140445398

    Japanese no theatre or the drama of 'perfected art' flourished in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries largely through the genius of the dramatist Zeami. An intricate fusion of music, dance, mask, costume and language, the dramas address many subj…

  • Selected Poems and Letters

    Selected Poems and Letters
    av Arthur Rimbaud

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140448023

    A phenomenonally precicious schoolboy, Rimbaud was still a teenager when he became notorious as Europe's most shocking and exhilarating poet. During his brief 5-year reign as the enfant terrible of French literature he produced an extraordinary body…

  • The Storm

    The Storm
    av Daniel Defoe

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439921

    First released in 1704, offers a detailed report on a storm that hit Britain, leaving thousands dead and homes and businesses destroyed for miles in every direction.

  • An Organizer's Tale

    An Organizer's Tale
    av Cesar Chavez, Ilan Stavans, Cesar Chavez

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143105268

    One of the most important civil rights leaders in American history, Cesar Chavez was a firm believer in the principles of non-violence, and effectively employed peaceful tactics to further his cause. Through his efforts, he helped achieve dignity, f…