Showing results from Penguin Classics series

1,606 items
Sort & refine results
  • Meditations"/
    Meditations (English, Hardback) Marcus Aurelius

    Offers a range of spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the leader struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe. This book covers diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality, the nature of the gods and emotions.

    $15.03 $20.00
    More details
  • The
    The Prince (English, Hardback) Niccolo Machiavelli, Tim Parks

    How can a leader be strong and decisive, yet still inspire loyalty in his followers? When is it necessary to break the rules? Is it better to be feared than loved? Examining regimes and their rulers the world over and throughout history, from Roman Emperors to renaissance Popes, the author answers all these questions.

    $15.31 $20.00
    More details
  • The
    The Turnip Princess (English, Paperback) Franz Xaver von Schonwerth

    A volume, in which, the holy trinity of fairy tales - the Brothers Grimm, Charles Perrault, and Hans Christian Andersen - becomes a quartet.

    $14.27 $17.00
    More details
  • Letters
    Letters from a Stoic (English, Hardback) Lucius Annaeus Seneca

    Selected from the Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium, this title presents a set of 'essays in disguise' from one of the insightful philosophers of the Silver Age of Roman literature.

    $15.96 $20.00
    More details
  • The
    The Art of Happiness (English, Paperback) Epicurus

    Offers teachings of Epicurus - about life and death, religion and science, physical sensation, happiness, morality, and friendship-attracted legions of adherents throughout the ancient Mediterranean world and deeply influenced later European thought. This volume includes all of his extant writings - his letters, doctrines, and Vatican sayings.

    $14.20 $17.00
    More details
  • Tales
    Tales of the Jazz Age (English, Hardback) F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Spanning the early twentieth-century American landscape, this title captures America during the Jazz Age.

    $18.48 $25.00
    More details
  • The
    The Conquest of Bread (English, Paperback) Peter Kropotkin

    Focuses on the beliefs which surged around the world in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and which have a renewed relevance and poignancy. This book shows how modern society is organized with the brutal, narrow few clinging onto their wealth and privileges at the expense of the many.

    $13.83 $17.00
    More details
  • Jane
    Jane Austen: the Complete Works (English, Hardback) Jane Austen $111.05 $160.00
    More details
  • Madame
    Madame Bovary (English, Hardback) Gustave Flaubert

    Emma Bovary is beautiful and bored, trapped in her marriage to a mediocre doctor and stifled by the banality of provincial life. An ardent reader of sentimental novels, she longs for passion and seeks escape in fantasies of high romance, in voracious spending and, eventually, in adultery. But even her affairs bring her disappointment and devastating consequences. Flaubert's erotically charged and...

    $20.07 $23.00
    More details
  • Roots
    Roots of Yoga (English, Paperback) James Mallinson, Mark Singleton

    The first single, reliable collection of primary material from the source traditions of yoga Despite the immense popularity of yoga today, there is surprisingly little knowledge of its roots among practitioners. This book brings together, for the first time, the core teachings of yoga in the words of their authors, rather than in the secondary versions of modern interpreters. Including key...

    $15.53 $18.00
    More details
  • On
    On the Genealogy of Morals (English, Paperback) Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

    Features three essays that offer insights into Nietzsche's theories of morality and human psychology.

    More details
  • Frankenstein"/
    Frankenstein (English, Hardback) Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    Obsessed by creating life itself, Victor Frankenstein plunders graveyards for the material to fashion a new being, which he shocks into life by electricity. But his botched creature, rejected by Frankenstein and denied human companionship, sets out to destroy his maker and all that he holds dear.

    $20.35 $23.00

    5 stars

    More details
  • Pietr
    Pietr the Latvian (English, Paperback) Georges Simenon

    Inevitably Maigret was a hostile presence in the Majestic. He constituted a kind of foreign body that the hotel's atmosphere could not assimilate. Not that he looked like a cartoon policeman. He didn't have a moustache and he didn't wear heavy boots. His clothes were well cut and made of fairly light worsted.

    More details
  • Magna
    Magna Carta (English, Paperback) David Carpenter

    Magna Carta, forced on King John in 1215 by rebellion, is one of the famous documents in world history. It asserts a fundamental principle: that ruler is subject to the law. This book draws on discoveries to give an account of Magna Carta's origins, survival and enforcement, showing how it quickly gained a central place in English political life.

    $17.16 $25.00
    More details
  • The
    The Prose Edda (English, Paperback) Snorri Sturluson, Jesse L. Byock

    One of the great storybooks of the middle ages: a master storyteller from the thirteenth century recounts classic tales of Icelandic mythology along with a lesson to young poets on the importance of learning, respecting, and continuing traditional Icelandic poetic styles.

    $14.18 $18.00
    More details
  • Untouchable"/
    Untouchable (English, Paperback) Mulk Raj Anand

    Tells the story of an Untouchable in India's caste system, with an 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 in India's caste system.

    $13.20 $15.00
    More details
  • Haunted
    Haunted Castles (English, Paperback) Ray Russell

    "First published in the United States of America by Maclay & Associates, Inc. 1985; Edition with a series introduction by Guillermo del Toro pubished in Penguin Books 2013"--Title page verso.

    $14.86 $16.00
    More details
  • The
    The Travels (English, Hardback) Marco Polo

    Marco Polo voyages began in 1271 with a visit to China, after which he served the Kublai Khan on numerous diplomatic missions. This translation gives an account of his travels and offers a glimpse of what he encountered abroad: unfamiliar religions, customs and societies; the spices and silks of the East; and wild beasts of faraway.

    $22.14 $24.00
    More details
  • The
    The Will to Power (English, Paperback) Friedrich Nietzsche

    New to Penguin Classics, the work that Nietzsche conceived of as his magnum opus before his death   Assembled by Nietzsche’s sister after his death, The Will to Power is a collection of the philosopher’s reflections and theories taken from his unpublished notebooks. Covering topics such as nihilism, Christianity, morality, and the famous “will to power,” the book was controversially presented...

    More details
  • Eichmann
    Eichmann in Jerusalem (English, Paperback) Hannah Arendt

    A report on the trial of German Nazi SS leader Adolf Eichmann that first appeared as a series of articles in "The New Yorker" in 1963. It includes material that came to light after the trial.

    $16.02 $17.00
    More details