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Four Russian Short Stories
Four Russian Short Stories
Fifty new books, celebrating the pioneering spirit of the Penguin Modern Classics series, from inspiring essays to groundbreaking fiction and poetry.
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The Penguin Book Of The British Short Story
The Penguin Book Of The British Short Story Various
This is the first anthology capacious enough to celebrate the full diversity and energy of its writers, subjects and tones. The most famous authors are here, and many others, including some magnificent stories never republished since their first appearance in magazines and periodicals. The Penguin Book of the British Short Story has a permanent authority, and will be reached for year in and year out.This volume takes the story from its origins with Defoe, Swift and Fielding to the 'golden age' of the fin de siècleand Edwardian period.
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The Penguin Book Of Dutch Short Stories
The Penguin Book Of Dutch Short Stories Various
A husband forms gruesome plans for his new fridge; a government employee has a haunting experience on his commute home; prisoners serve as entertainment for wealthy party guests; an army officer suffers a monstrous tropical illness.
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The Time Regulation Institute Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar
In this fictional memoir of Hayri Irdal - troublesome boy, workshy man and feckless husband - life is examined in all its double-crossing, chaotic, disastrous glory.
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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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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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Three Japanese Short Stories
Three Japanese Short Stories anon
Fifty new books, celebrating the pioneering spirit of the Penguin Modern Classics series, from inspiring essays to groundbreaking fiction and poetry.
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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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The Chandelier
The Chandelier Clarice Lispector
Available in English for the first time, The Chandelieris one of Lispector's most radical books and a key part of what made her a Brazilian legend.
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Half A Lifelong Romance
Half A Lifelong Romance Eileen Chang
Set in 1930s Shanghai, Half a Lifelong Romance is a rich and moving tale of love, hopefulness and the malign forces that - despite our greatest efforts - can overwhelm us.
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