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Of Street Pieman

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Takes us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th century California and the Russian steppe. This title features stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

How a Ghastly Story Was Brought to Light by a Common or Garden Butcher's Dog

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £0.80
Includes miniature tales that describe con men, tricksters, disasters, murders, rascals and lovers, and include Franz Kafka's favourite story.

Reckoning

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Features two moving stories of love, loss, desire and divorce, from one of the great chroniclers of nineteenth-century New York life.

It Was Snowing Butterflies

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Takes us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th century California and the Russian steppe. This book features stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

Wailing Ghosts

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £0.80
Includes Chinese stories, such as 'The Golden Goblet', 'Scorched Moth the Daoist' and 'The Black Beast.'

Leonardo da Vinci

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Often called "the first art historian", the author writes with delight on the lives of Leonardo and other celebrated Renaissance artists.

Mrs Rosie and the Priest

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Contains four provocative stories from Boccaccio's Decameron, featuring cuckolded husbands, cross-dressing wives and very bad priests.

Trimalchio's Feast

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £0.80
Presents a satirical portrait of a drunken, orgiastic Roman banquet, hosted by the grossly ostentatious Trimalchio.

Old Man of the Moon

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Offers an account of author's marriage - from early passion to the trials of poverty and separation - and his great, enduring love for his wife in eighteenth-century China.

Matilda

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £2.00
Gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Tyger Tyger

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £1.00

Body Politic

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £2.00
'No true Democracy has ever existed, nor ever will exist.' In this selection from The Social Contract, the author asserts that a state's only legitimate political authority comes from its people.

Suffragettes

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £1.00
Gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Yellow Book

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £2.00
Offering an entertaining introduction to the fin-de-siecle, this title includes stories and poems. It also features fables, decadence, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Modern Detective

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £2.00
He is fond of enigmas, of conundrums, hieroglyphics; exhibiting in his solutions of each a degree of acumen which appears to the ordinary apprehension praeternatural.

Sea Raiders

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £2.00
Featuring fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants, this title includes a disgusting account of a school of giant squid attacking a seaside resort.

As Kingfishers Catch Fire

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Offers a selection of Gerard Manley Hopkins' (1844-1889) poetry, ranging from the ecstasy of 'The Windhover' and 'Pied Beauty' to the heart-wrenching despair of the 'sonnets of desolation'.

On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £2.00
Considers murder in a purely aesthetic light and explains how practically every philosopher over the past two hundred years has been murdered - 'insomuch, that if a man calls himself a philosopher, and never had his life attempted, rest assured there is nothing in him'.

Beautifull Cassandra

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Helps you celebrate the range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. This book takes us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe.

Gooseberries

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Helps you celebrate the range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. This book takes us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe.

Well. They are Gone, and Here I Must Remain

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Presents a selection of author's poems, including 'This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison' and 'Frost at Midnight'.

Sketchy, Doubtful, Incomplete Jottings

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Offers a selection of the maxims and reflections from one of Germany's greatest ever thinkers.

Maldive Shark

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £0.80
Stories and poems by Herman Melville drawn from his years at sea. Includes stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

How We Weep and Laugh at the Same Thing

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Offers a selection of essays from a master of the genre exploring the contradictions inherent to human thought, words and actions.

Jason and Medea

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Presents the tragic, epic love affair that allowed Jason to get the Golden Fleece.

Olalla

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Presents a gothic novella about love, torment and doomed aristocracy, set in the remote mountains of Spain.

Communist Manifesto

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £2.00
Presents Marx and Engels's revolutionary revolutionary summons to the working classes - one of the most important and influential political theories ever formulated.

Tinderbox

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Includes tales such as 'The Steadfast Tin Soldier' and 'Big Klaus and Little Klaus'.

Gate of the Hundred Sorrows

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
'Mind you, it was a pukka, respectable opium-house, and not one of those stifling, sweltering chandoo-khanas that you can find all over the City.' Kipling first became famous for his pungent, harsh and shocking stories of northwest India, where he grew up. This book presents a selection from his inexhaustibly contentious and various early work.

Wife of Bath

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Includes stories from The Canterbury Tales.

Traffic

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Includes two of author's powerful essays: 'Traffic' and 'The Roots of Honour'.

Anthem for Doomed Youth

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Presents the true horror of the trenches.

My Dearest Father

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Presents a selection of personal correspondence between author and his most important mentor and supporter, his father.

Socrates' Defence

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Somewhere between a historical account and work of philosophy, this book details the final plea of author's beloved mentor.

Sindbad the Sailor

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Offers a selection of adventures at sea from the Thousand and One Nights.

Antigone

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £2.00
Tells the story of Greek tragedy's most intrepid heroine.

Life of a Stupid Man

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Includes autobiographical stories from one of Japan's masters of modernist story-telling - Ryunosuke Akutagawa (1892-1927).

How Much Land Does A Man Need?

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Offers a pair of short stories about greed, charity, life and death from one of Russia's most influential writers and thinkers.

Tell-Tale Heart

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Includes stories about murder, mystery and madness, portraying the author's feverish imagination at its creative height.

Old Nurse's Story

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
A phantom child roams the Northumberland moors, while a host of fairytale characters gone to seed gather in the dark, dark woods...

Steel Flea

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Presents an uproarious and alcohol-soaked shaggy-dog story from one of Russia's great comic masters.

Yellow Wall-Paper

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Presents the horror story scandalized nineteenth-century readers with its portrayal of a woman who loses her mind because she has literally nothing to do.

Atheist's Mass

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £2.00
Presents a pair of short stories about faith and sacrificial love.

Remember, Body...

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Offers a collection of nostalgic, erotic poetry from one of the greatest Greek poets to have ever lived.

Meek One

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £2.00
Takes you on a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. This title includes stories, poems, essays satirical and ideas.

Simple Heart

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £2.00
With pathos and humour, the author imagines the unexamined life of a servant girl.

Nose

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
With this pair of absurd, comic stories, the author indulges his imagination and delights readers.

Great Fire Of London

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Offers a selection from author's startlingly vivid and candid diary, including his famous account of the Great Fire.

Modest Proposal

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £2.00
Features Jonathan Swift's (1667-1745) devastating short satire on how to solve a famine.

Three Tang Dynasty Poets

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Offers a selection from three of the greatest and most enjoyable of Chinese poets.
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