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  • Decadent Poetry from Wilde to Naidu

    Decadent Poetry from Wilde to Naidu
    av Arthur Symons

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140424133

    The poems collected in this volume are exquisite and languorous expressions of a spirit of self-indulgence, eroticism and moral rebelliousness that emerged in the late Victorian age. They deal with eternal themes of transition, artifice and, above a…

  • The Thirty-Nine Steps

    The Thirty-Nine Steps
    av John Buchan

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441177

    Returning to England after years in South Africa, Richard Hannay enters the Secret Service accidentally after he finds a murdered neighbor in his apartment and finds himself on the run from the police and the killers alike. Reprint.

  • In The South Seas

    In The South Seas
    av Neil Rennie

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434361

    IN THE SOUTH SEAS records Stevenson's travels with his wife Fanny and their family in the Marquesas, the Paumotus and the Gilbert Islands during 1888-9. Originally drafted in journal form while Stevenson travelled, it was then ambitiously rewrittent…

  • Mary and Maria, Matilda

    Mary and Maria, Matilda
    av Mary Wollstonecraft

    Storpocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433715

    These three works of fiction - two by Mary Wollstonecraft, the radical author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, and one by her daughter Mary Shelley, creator of Frankenstein - are powerfully emotive stories that combine passion with forceful…

  • Felix Holt

    Felix Holt
    av George Eliot

    Storpocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434354

    When the young nobleman Harold Transome returns to England from the colonies with a self-made fortune, he scandalizes the town of Treby Magna with his decision to stand for Parliament as a Radical. But after the idealistic Felix Holt also returns to…

  • The Custom of the Country

    The Custom of the Country
    av Edith Wharton

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143039709

    Edith Wharton's novels of manners seem to grow in stature as time passes. Here she draws a beautiful social climber, Undine Sprague, who is a monster of selfishness and honestly doesn't know it. Although the worlds she wants to conquer have vanished…

  • The Odd Women

    The Odd Women
    av George Gissing

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433791

    Virginia and Alice Madden are 'odd women', growing old alone in Victorian England with no prospect of finding love. Forced into poverty by the sudden death of their father, they lead lives of quiet desperation in a genteel boarding house in London.…

  • The Portable Hawthorne

    The Portable Hawthorne
    av Nathaniel Hawthorne, William C. Spengemann, Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143039280

    "The Portable Hawthorne" includes writings from each major stage in the career of Nathaniel Hawthorne: a number of his most intriguing early tales, all of "The Scarlet Letter", excerpts from his three subsequently published romances - "The House of…

  • The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray

    The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray
    av Jorge Amado, Gregory Rabassa, Rivka Galchen

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106364

    Widely considered the greatest work by the foremost Brazilian author of the twentieth century, The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray comes to Penguin Classics in a new translation by the dean of Portuguese-language translators, Gregory Rabassa. It…

  • Iola Leroy, or Shadows Uplifted

    Iola Leroy, or Shadows Uplifted
    av Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Hollis Robbins, Henry Louis Gates

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106043

    First published in 1892, this stirring novel by the great writer and activist Frances Harper tells the story of the young daughter of a wealthy Mississippi planter who travels to the North to attend school, only to be sold into slavery in the South…

  • Roderick Random

    Roderick Random
    av David Blewett

    Storpocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433326

    Roderick is combative, often violent, but capable of great affection and generosity. His father had been disinherited and has left Scotland leaving his son penniless. After a brief apprenticeship to a surgeon, the innocent Roderick travels to London…

  • The Bacchae and Other Plays

    The Bacchae and Other Plays
    av Philip Vellacott

    Storpocket - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440447

    The plays of Euripides have stimulated audiences since the fifth century BC. This volume, containing Phoenician Women, Bacchae, Iphigenia at Aulis, Orestes, and Rhesuscompletes the new editions of Euripides in Penguin Classics.

  • The Death of King Arthur

    The Death of King Arthur

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442557

    Recounting the final days of Arthur, this thirteenth-century French version of the Camelot legend, written by an unknown author, is set in a world of fading chivalric glory. It depicts the Round Table diminished in strength after the Quest for the H…

  • Romantic Fairy Tales

    Romantic Fairy Tales
    av Carol Tully

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447323

    The four works collected in this volume reveal the fascinating preoccupations of the German Romantic movement, which revelled in the inexplicable, the uncanny and the unknown and, especially, the mysterious world of the fairy tale. Goethe's richly i…

  • The Life of the Buddha

    The Life of the Buddha
    av Tenzin Chogyel

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107200

    This is a call to mindfulness, dedicated to easing suffering. The story of Shakyamuni Buddha's epic journey to enlightenment is perhaps the most important narrative in the Buddhist tradition. Tenzin Choegyel's The Life of the Buddha, composed in the…

  • The Cid, the Cinna, the Theatrical Illusion

    The Cid, the Cinna, the Theatrical Illusion
    av Pierre Corneille

    Storpocket - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443127

    The Cid, Corneille's masterpiece set in medieval Spain, was the first great work of French classical drama; Cinna, written three years later in 1641, is a tense political drama, while The Theatrical Illusion, an earlier work, is reminiscent of Shake…

  • Untouchable

    Untouchable
    av Mulk Raj Anand

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141393605

    Mulk Raj Anand's extraordinarily powerful story of an Untouchable in India's caste system, with a new introduction by Ramachandra Guha, author of Gandhi Bakha is a proud and attractive young man, yet none the less he is an Untouchable - an outcast…

  • American Indian Stories, Legends, and Other Writings

    American Indian Stories, Legends, and Other Writings
    av Zitkala-Sa, Cathy N. Davidson, Ada Norris

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142437094

    Presents a collection of stories, essays, poems, and speeches by the Sioux writer, teacher, and activist.

  • The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories

    The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories
    av Sarah Orne Jewett

    Storpocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434767

    The Country of Pointed Firs, Sarah Orne Jewett's masterpiece, established her among the consummate stylists of nineteenth-century American fiction. Composed in a series of beautiful web-like sketches, the novel is narrated by a young woman writer wh…

  • Guy Mannering

    Guy Mannering
    av Walter Scott

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436570

    Guy Mannering is an astrologer who only half-believes in his art. Instead he places his faith in patriarchal power, wealth and social position. But the Scotland of this novel is a nation in which the old hierarchies are breaking down and Guy must le…

  • The Life of Henry Brulard

    The Life of Henry Brulard
    av John Sturrock

    Storpocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446111

    The Life of Henry Brulard is the autobiography of one of France's greatest writers. In this book, written with such frankness that it remained unpublishable for more than a century after its composition, the author of The Charterhouse of Parma and T…

  • On Architecture

    On Architecture
    av Vitruvius

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441689

    In De architectura (c.40 BC), Vitruvius discusses in ten encyclopedic chapters aspects of Roman architecture, engineering and city planning. Vitruvius also included a section on human proportions. Because it is the only antique treatise on architect…

  • Inspector Maigret Omnibus

    Inspector Maigret Omnibus
    av Georges Simenon, David Bellos, David Coward

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141396880

    The first annual omnibus edition in the new Penguin Inspector Maigret series, comprising four titles from the series so far: Pietr the Latvian, The Hanged Man of Saint-Pholien, The Carter of La Providence and The Grand Banks Cafe. Additional materia…

  • The Athenian Constitution

    The Athenian Constitution
    av Aristotle

    Storpocket - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444315

    Presents Aristotles's famous history of the Athenian Consitution.

  • Early Christian Lives

    Early Christian Lives
    av Athanasius

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435269

    Written between the mid-fourth and late sixth centuries to commemorate and glorify the achievements of early Christian saints, these six biographies depict men who devoted themselves to solitude, poverty and prayer. Athanasius records Antony's extre…

  • The Physiology of Taste

    The Physiology of Taste
    av Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

    Storpocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140446142

    A book without precedent, skirting the line between recipe-book, memoir, history and philosophy, Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin's The Physiology of Taste is edited with an introduction by Anne Drayton in Penguin Classics. Brillat-Savarin's unique, ex…

  • Greek Tragedy

    Greek Tragedy
    av Aeschylus

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141439365

    Agememnon is the first part of the Aeschylus's Orestian trilogy in which the leader of the Greek army returns from the Trojan war to be murdered by his treacherous wife Clytemnestra. In Sophocles' Oedipus Rex the king sets out to uncover the cause o…

  • The Man Who Was Thursday

    The Man Who Was Thursday
    av G K Chesterton

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141191461

    G.K. Chesterton's The Man Who Was Thursday is a thrilling novel of deception, subterfuge, double-crossing and secret identities, and this Penguin Classics edition is edited with an introduction by Matthew Beaumont. The Central Anarchist Council is a…

  • The Lusiads

    The Lusiads
    av Luis Vaz de Camoes

    Storpocket - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440263

    First published in 1572, The Lusiads is one of the greatest epic poems of the Renaissance, immortalizing Portugal's voyages of discovery with an unrivalled freshness of observation. At the centre of The Lusiads is Vasco da Gama's pioneer voyage via…

  • Around the World in Seventy-Two Days

    Around the World in Seventy-Two Days
    av Nellie Bly

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107408

    Born Elizabeth Jane Cochran, Nellie Bly was renowned as America's first 'girl stunt reporter'. She was a pioneer of investigative journalism, including an expose of patient treatment at a mental asylum and a travelogue from her record-breaking race…

  • John Donne: Collected Poetry

    John Donne: Collected Poetry
    av John Donne

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141191577

    Regarded by many as the greatest of the Metaphysical poets, John Donne (1572-1631) was also among the most intriguing figures of the Elizabethan age. A sensualist who composed erotic and playful love poetry in his youth, he was raised a Catholic but…

  • The Aspern Papers and Other Tales

    The Aspern Papers and Other Tales
    av Henry James

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141389790

    A wonderful new selection of Henry James's short stories exploring the relationship between art and life, edited by Michael Gorra. This volume gathers seven of the very best of Henry James's short stories, all focussing the relationship between art…

  • Chattering Courtesans and Other Sardonic Sketches

    Chattering Courtesans and Other Sardonic Sketches
    av Lucian

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447026

    Described by a later Greek historian as "a man seriously committed to raising a laugh", Lucian exulted in the exposure of absurdity and the puncturing of pretension, and was capable of finding a comic angle on almost any subject. In this selection w…

  • The Selected Poems of Cavafy

    The Selected Poems of Cavafy
    av C. P. Cavafy

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141185613

    C. P. Cavafy is one of the most singular and poignant voices of twentieth-century European poetry, conjuring a magical interior world through lyrical evocations of remembered passions, imagined monologues and dramatic retellings of his native Alexan…

  • The Figure in the Carpet and Other Stories

    The Figure in the Carpet and Other Stories
    av Henry James

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140432558

    The stories in this collection were written mostly between 1888 and 1897, a time when Henry James's writing was concerned with the art of fiction and the position of the artist in society. The motif and title story, `The Figure in the Carpet', is an…

  • The Comedies

    The Comedies
    av Terence

    Storpocket - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443240

    The six sophisticated comedies by the Roman dramatist portray still-engaging domestic problems and romantic escapades of an upper-middle-class society

  • Dispatches for the New York Tribune

    Dispatches for the New York Tribune
    av Karl Marx

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141441924

    Karl Marx (1818-1883) is arguably the most famous political philosopher of all time, but he was also one of the great foreign correspondents of the nineteenth century. During his eleven years writing for the "New York Tribune", Marx tackled an abund…

  • Selected Tales

    Selected Tales
    av Brothers Grimm

    Storpocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444018

    Selected Tales contains some of the most timeless and enchanting folk and fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm, translated with an introduction by David Luke in Penguin Classics. These folktales collected by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm are among…

  • Vathek and Other Stories

    Vathek and Other Stories
    av Malcolm Jack

    Storpocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140435306

    An enthralling work of Gothic fiction, modelled on the Arabian Nights, William Beckford's Vathek and Other Stories is edited with an introduction by Malcolm Jack in Penguin Classics. William Beckford was a novelist, travel writer, art critic and pol…

  • A Hero of Our Time

    A Hero of Our Time
    av Mikhail Iurevich Lermontov, Paul Foote, I. P. Foote

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140447958

    A masterpiece of Russian prose, Lermontov's only novel was influential for many later 19th century authors, including Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, and Chekhov. Lermotov's hero, Pechorin, is a dangerous man, Byronic in his wasted gifts and his cynicism, and…

  • Phineas Redux

    Phineas Redux
    av Anthony Trollope

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437621

    In the fourth of the 'Palliser' stories, Trollope follows Phineas Finn's return to the dangerous world of Westminster politics. When his political rival is murdered, Phineas is thrown under suspicion and eventually finds himself standing trial at th…

  • Philebus

    Philebus
    av Plato

    Storpocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140443950

    Taking the form of a discussion between the hedonist Philebus, his naive disciple Protarchus and Socrates, Philebus is a compelling consideration of the popular belief that pleasure is the greatest attainable good. Here, Socrates speculates on the d…

  • Pictures from Italy

    Pictures from Italy
    av Charles Dickens

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140434316

    'When Dickens has described something you see it for the rest of your life' George Orwell In 1844, Charles Dickens took a break from novel writing to travel through Italy for almost a year, and Pictures from Italy is an illuminating account of his e…

  • The Spoils of Poynton

    The Spoils of Poynton
    av Henry James

    Storpocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140432886

    Mrs Gereth is convinced that Fleda Vetch would make the perfect daughter-in-law. Only the dreamy, highly-strung young woman can genuinely appreciate, and perhaps eventually share, Mrs Gereth's passion for her 'things' - the antique treasures she has…

  • The Portable Cervantes

    The Portable Cervantes
    av Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Samuel Putnam, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

    Pocket - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140150575

    Contains the Spanish novelist's burlesque and chivalric romance, Don Quixote, plus 2 novels and Cervantes' Farewell to Life

  • The Snow Was Dirty

    The Snow Was Dirty
    av Georges Simenon

    Storpocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241258569

    'Feels incredibly modern... it is brutal, frank about sex and violence, and will make your flesh creep' Ian Rankin A brilliant new translation of Simenon's critically acclaimed masterpiece. 'And always the dirty snow, the heaps of snow that look rot…

  • The Harbor

    The Harbor
    av Ernest Poole, Patrick Chura, Ernest Poole

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143106449

    Ernest Poole's bestselling, muckraking classic about the plight of the worker. The best-known novel by the winner of the first Pulitzer Prize for fiction, Ernet Poole's "The Harbor" was published in 1915 to instant acclaim and remains his most impo…

  • The Romance of Tristan

    The Romance of Tristan
    av Beroul

    Storpocket - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442304

    One of the earliest extant versions of the Tristan and Yseut story, Beroul's French manuscript of The Romance of Tristan dates back to the middle of the twelfth century. It recounts the legend of Tristan, nephew of King Mark of Cornwall, and the kin…

  • Presence: Collected Stories: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    Presence: Collected Stories: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    av Arthur Miller

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143108474

    The collected short fiction of America's leading dramatist of the 20th century in a Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition Though best known for creating some of the greatest dramas of the twentieth century, Arthur Miller was also a master of the short st…

  • The Rule of Benedict

    The Rule of Benedict
    av Saint Benedict of Nursia

    Storpocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449969

    St Benedict's inspirational work has been guiding Benedictine monks for fifteen centuries, and the Penguin Classics edition of The Rule of Benedict is translated with an introduction and notes by Carolinne White. Founder of a monastery at Monte Cass…