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Selected Political Speeches

Amid the corruption and power struggles of the collapse of the Roman Republic, Cicero (106-43BC) produced some of the most stirring and eloquent speec...
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Selected Poems

Robert Browning was one of the greatest of English poets, whose intense and original imagination enabled him to transform any subject he chose - wheth...
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Anna Karenina

Penguin Classics relaunchThe award-winning new translation of the great Russian novel....
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War And Peace

The acclaimed new translation of Tolstoy's masterpiece, for the first time in Black Classics after the successful hardback and Red Classics editions -...
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Daisy Miller

Travelling in Europe with her family, Daisy Miller, an exquisitely beautiful young American woman, presents her fellow-countryman Winterbourne with a ...
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Tao Te Ching

Traditionally attributed to Lao Tzu, an older contemporary of Confucius (551 - 479 BC), it is now thought that the work was compiled in about the four...
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Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

When Elizabeth Bennet first meets eligible bachelor Fitzwilliam Darcy, she thinks him arrogant and conceited; he is indifferent to her good looks and ...
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Mansfield Park

Taken from the poverty of her parents' home in Portsmouth, Fanny Price is brought up with her rich cousins at Mansfield Park, acutely aware of her hum...
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Northanger Abbey

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Persuasion

At twenty-seven, Anne Elliot is no longer young and has few romantic prospects. Eight years earlier, she had been persuaded by her friend Lady Russell...
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Robinson Crusoe

Penguin Classics relaunch.With Robinson Crusoe, Defoe wrote what is regarded as the first English novel, and created one of the most popular and endur...
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Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility is Jane Austen's first published work, meticulously constructed and sparkling with her unique wit. This Penguin Classics edition...
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The Penguin Book of Romantic Poetry

The Romanticism that emerged after the American and French revolutions of 1776 and 1789 represented a new flowering of the imagination and the spirit, and a celebration of the soul of humanity with its capacity for love.
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Vanity Fair

No one is better equipped in the struggle for wealth and worldly success than the alluring and ruthless Becky Sharp, who defies her impoverished backg...
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The Garden Party and Other Stories

Innovative, startlingly perceptive and aglow with colour, these fifteen stories were written towards the end of Katherine Mansfield's tragically short life.
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The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Writings: Poems, Tales, Essays

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Utopia

A major new translation by Dominic Baker-Smith of More's perenially popular Latin text'Even if you can't eradicate harmful ideas or remedy established...
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Great Expectations

Charles Dickens's Great Expectations - now a major new film from director Mike Newell (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Harry Potter) - charts the course ...
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Jane Eyre

A guaranteed best-seller - a brilliant new edition of one of Penguin's top-ten classics - more than 35k of the Black Classic edition sold every year.O...
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A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings

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Alice's Adventures In Wonderland & Through The Looking Glass

Collecting Alice's complete adventures, a source of delight to children and adults alike for generations, the Penguin Classics edition of Lewis Carrol...
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Buddhist Scriptures

A rich new selection of Buddhist writings, representing the full range of historical periods, geographical origins and literary styles.While Buddhism ...
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Candide, or Optimism

A major new translation of Voltaire's fast-paced, globe-trotting satire - an irresistible holiday read.Brought up in the household of a powerful Baron...
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Capital

Unfinished at the time of Marx's death in 1883 and first published with a preface by Frederick Engels in 1894, the third volume of Das Kapital strove ...
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Conversations of Socrates

After the execution of Socrates in 399 BC, a number of his followers wrote dialogues featuring him as the protagonist and, in so doing, transformed th...
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Diary of a Madman, The Government Inspector, & Selected Stories

The best of Gogol in a single volume - his most famous drama and the most brilliant of his short stories.Author, dramatist and satirist, Nikolay Gogol...
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Don Quixote

Penguin Classics relaunchDon Quixote has become so entranced by reading romances of chivalry that he determines to become a knight errant and pursue b...
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Dracula

Bram Stoker's peerless tale of desperate battle against a powerful, ancient vampire, the Penguin Classics edition of Dracula is edited with notes and ...
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Eichmann in Jerusalem

New to Black Classics from 20th c.Hannah Arendt's authoritative and controversial report on the trial of German Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann first appea...
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Emma

Beautiful, clever, rich - and single Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her life and sees no need for either love or marriage. Nothing, however,...
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Frankenstein

A terrifying vision of scientific progress without moral limits, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein leads the reader on an unsettling journey from the sublim...
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Gulliver's Travels

Shipwrecked and cast adrift, Lemuel Gulliver wakes to find himself on Lilliput, an island inhabited by little people, whose height makes their quarrel...
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Hard Times

A damning indictment of Utlilitarianism and the dehumanising influence of the Industrial Revolution, Charles Dickens's Hard Times is edited with an in...
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Heart Of Darkness

A haunting and hugely influential Modernist masterpiece, the Penguin Classics edition of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness is edited with an introduct...
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Hedda Gabler and Other Plays

In these three unforgettably intense plays, Henrik Ibsen explores the problems of personal and social morality that he perceived in the world around h...
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Hesiod and Theognis

Together the poetry of Hesiod and Theognis offers a superb introduction to the life and thought of ancient Greece. Hesiod's Theogoney (c. 725 BCE) is ...
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King Solomon's Mines

Three men trek to the remote African interior in search of a lost friend - and reach, at the end of a perilous journey, an unknown land cut off from t...
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Medea And Other Plays

Penguin Classics relaunch.That proud, impassioned soul, so ungovernable now that she has felt the sting of injustice''Medea', in which a spurned woman...
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Medea And Other Plays

Four plays which exemplify his interest in flawed, characters who defy the expectations of Greek society, Euripides' Medea and Other Plays is translat...
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Metamorphosis and Other Stories

A collection of Kafka's greatest stories, including his famous tale of alienation, now in Penguin Black ClassicsThis collection of new translations br...
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Middlemarch

George Eliot's most ambitious novel is a masterly evocation of diverse lives and changing fortunes in a provincial community. Peopling its landscape a...
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North and South

As relevant now as when it was first published, Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South skilfully weaves a compelling love story into a clash between the ...
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On Liberty

'Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign.' To this 'one very simple principle' the whole of Mill's essay On Liberty is d...
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On the Origin of Species

Charles Darwin's seminal formulation of the theory of Evolution, On the Origin of Species continues to be as controversial today as when it was first ...
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Republic

Authoritative new edition of Plato's Republic by acclaimed translator Christopher Rowe'We set about founding the best city we could, because we could ...
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Selected Short Stories

A selection of ground-breaking short stories, from the author of Mrs Dalloway.Virginia Woolf tested the boundaries of fiction in these short stories, ...
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Silas Marner

Penguin Classics Relaunch.Wrongly accused of theft and exiled from a religious community many years before, the embittered weaver Silas Marner lives a...
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The Theban Plays

The legends surrounding the royal house of Thebes inspired Sophocles to create a powerful trilogy of mankind's struggle aginst fate.
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Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Friedrich Nietzsche's most accessible and influential philosophical work, misquoted, misrepresented, brilliantly original and enormously influential, ...
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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

The definitive edition of Anne Frank's diary, now in Penguin Black Classics.
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