What really scares you? A climate change-induced diaspora? Spooks in the night? Maybe your greatest fears lurk in the dark corners of the World Wide Web? From urban fantasy warfare to civilising a new planet, chilling hauntings to horrific and realistic visions of the future, each gripping book in the Penguin Worlds series offers ultimate escapism.
Roger Pollack is Mr Slippery, a computer hacker who inhabits the 'other plane' - where like-minded individuals penetrate the world's computers for profit or kicks.
Before she became a world-famous children's author E. Nesbit wrote for adults. She penned a great many ghost and horror stories, of which the very best are gathered here.
The sun wanes and a new ice age descends on the world. Swiftly, the old industrial nations die. Their populations flock to Africa or South America - wherever crops will grow and life is sustainable.
After an accident destroys their starship and leaves them stranded on an uncharted but apparently hospitable planet - crewless, with few supplies and without tools - the five female and three male passengers debate how to survive.
With covers provided by textile design firm Wallace Sewell, these are must-have editions of European masterpieces, celebrating the warp and weft of a shared literary treasury.
The Pelican Shakespeare series incorporates more than thirty years of Shakespeare scholarship undertaken since the acclaimed original series, edited by Alfred Harbage, appeared between 1956 and 1967.
Four books chosen by authors Penelope Lively and Kamila Shamsie to mark the centenary of the first British women receiving the right to vote.
Books that have changed the history of thought, in sumptuous, clothbound hardbacks.