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The Outsider
The Outsider Albert Camus
Albert Camus' portrayal of a man confronting the absurdity of human life became a classic. Yet it is also a book filled with quiet joy in the physical world, and this new translation sensitively renders the subtleties and dreamlike atmosphere of The Outsider.
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Siddhartha Hesse Hermann, Hermann Hesse
Hermann Hesse's moving and inspirational chronicle of spiritual evolution, Siddhartha, includes a new introduction by bestselling author Paulo Coehlo in Penguin Classics.
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Maigret Sets a Trap
Maigret Sets a Trap Georges Simenon
With Paris under siege following a series of murders, Maigret must hatch a cunning plan to lure the murderer out.
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The Castle
The Castle Franz Kafka
Kafka's last great, unfinished novel - the book that hangs over the whole modern era like a nightmare.
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A Heart So White
A Heart So White Javier Marias
Haunting and unsettling, A Heart So White is a breathtaking portrayal of two generations, two marriages, the relentless power of the past and the terrible price of knowledge.
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The Experience Of Pain
The Experience Of Pain Carlo Emilio Gadda
A new translation of Gadda's first novel introduces the work of the great Italian writer to Penguin Modern Classics.
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Maigret's Failure
Maigret's Failure Georges Simenon
Maigret's integrity is called into question when a childhood grudge conflicts with a new case.
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Your Face Tomorrow, Volume 2
Your Face Tomorrow, Volume 2 Javier Marias
Volume two of Javier Maria's acclaimed and evocative 'novel in parts'.
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Maigret Enjoys Himself
Maigret Enjoys Himself Georges Simenon
During a much-needed holiday Maigret pulls a prank on colleague Janvier.
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Maigret Travels
Maigret Travels Georges Simenon
Maigret investigates the circumstances surrounding the attempted suicide of a countess and the death of a multi millionaire, both seemingly strangers but staying in the same hotel.
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Berlin Alexanderplatz: PMC
Berlin Alexanderplatz: PMC Alfred Doblin
The great novel of 1920s Berlin life, in a superb translation by Michael Hofmann.
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The Ice Palace
The Ice Palace Tarjei Vesaas
A tale of intense friendship and almost overwhelming grief amongst the frozen fjords of rural Norway.
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Maigret's Doubts
Maigret's Doubts Georges Simenon
When a toy salesman confides in Maigret he quickly becomes caught up in a poisonous feud between husband and wife.
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Springtime in a Broken Mirror
Springtime in a Broken Mirror Mario Benedetti
An extraordinary story of love and exile, from one of the great masters of the Latin American novel.
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Maigret and the Reluctant Witness
Maigret and the Reluctant Witness Georges Simenon
Maigret struggles to crack a victim's uncooperative family to uncover the truth behind his murder in book fifty-three of the series.
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