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Nov 24, 2015
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Nov 24, 2015 | ISBN 9780141398877
A stunning collection of all 80 exquisite Little Black Classics from Penguin This spectacular box set of the 80 books in the Little Black Classics series showcases the many wonderful and varied writers in Penguin Black Classics. From India to Greece, Denmark to Iran, the United States to Britain, this assortment of books will transport readers back in time to the furthest corners of the globe. With a choice of fiction, poetry, essays and maxims, by the likes of Chekhov, Balzac, Ovid, Austen, Sappho and Dante, it won’t be difficult to find a book to suit your mood. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of the Penguin Classics list – from drama to poetry, from fiction to history, with books taken from around the world and across numerous centuries.The Little Black Classics Box Set includes: · The Atheist’s Mass (Honoré de Balzac)· The Beautifull Cassandra (Jane Austen)· The Communist Manifesto (Fredrich Engels and Karl Marx)· Cruel Alexis (Virgil) · The Dhammapada (Anon)· The Dolphins, the Whales and the Gudgeon (Aesop)· The Eve of St Agnes (John Keats)· The Fall of Icarus (Ovid)· The Figure in the Carpet (Henry James)· The Gate of the Hundred Sorrows (Rudyard Kipling)· Gooseberries (Anton Chekhov)· The Great Fire of London (Samuel Pepys)· The Great Winglebury Duel (Charles Dickens) · How a Ghastly Story Was Brought to Light by a Common or Garden Butcher’s Dog (Johann Peter Hebel) · How Much Land Does A Man Need? (Leo Tolstoy) · How To Use Your Enemies (Baltasar Gracián) · How We Weep and Laugh at the Same Thing (Michel de Montaigne) · I Hate and I Love (Catullus) · Il Duro (D. H. Lawrence) · It was snowing butterflies (Charles Darwin) · Jason and Medea (Apollonius of Rhodes) · Kasyan from the Beautiful Mountains (Ivan Turgenev) · Leonardo da Vinci (Giorgio Vasari)· The Life of a Stupid Man (Ryunosuke Akutagawa) · Lips Too Chilled (Matsuo Basho) · Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime (Oscar Wilde)· The Madness of Cambyses (Herodotus· The Maldive Shark (Herman Melville)· The Meek One (Fyodor Dostoyevsky · Mrs Rosie and the Priest (Giovanni Boccaccio) · My Dearest Father (Wolfgang Mozart)· The Night is Darkening Round Me (Emily Brontë)· The nightingales are drunk (Hafez)· The Nose (Nikolay Gogol) · Olalla (Robert Louis Stevenson)· The Old Man in the Moon (Shen Fu), Miss Brill (Katherine Mansfield)· The Old Nure’s Story (Elizabeth Gaskell) · On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts (Thomas De Quincey) · On the Beach at Night Alone (Walt Whitman)· The Reckoning (Edith Wharton) · Remember, Body… (C. P. Cavafy)· The Robber Bridegroom (Brothers Grimm)· The Saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-tongue (Anon) · Sindbad the Sailor · Sketchy, Doubtful, Incomplete Jottings (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) · Socrates’ Defence (Plato) · Speaking of Siva (Anon)· The Steel Flea (Nikolai Leskov) · The Tell-Tale Heart (Edgar Allan Poe) · The Terrors of the Night (Thomas Nashe) · The Tinder Box (Hans Christian Andersen)· Three Tang Dynasty Poets (Wang Wei)· Trimalchio’s Feast (Petronius)· To-morrow (Joseph Conrad), Of Street Piemen (Henry Mayhew)· Traffic (John Ruskin)· Travels in the Land of Serpents and Pearls (Marco Polo) · The Voyage of Sir Francis Drake Around the Whole Globe (Richard Hakluyt) · The Wife of Bath (Geoffrey Chaucer) · The Woman Much Missed (Thomas Hardy) · The Yellow Wall-paper (Charlotte Perkins Gilman) · Wailing Ghosts (Pu Songling) · Well, they are gone, and here must I remain (Samuel Taylor Coleridge)
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