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Little Black Classics Box Set [9780141398877]

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GUARDIAN BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2015

The irresistibly collectible box set of all 80 Little Black Classics In celebration of Penguin's 80th birthday, this 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, and not forgetting 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 beautifully collectible box set of all 80 Little Black Classic titles, ordered by the numbers on the spines

 

This box set includes:

1              GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO  MRS ROSIE AND THE PRIEST

2              GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS          AS KINGFISHERS CATCH FIRE

3              ANON   THE SAGA OF GUNNLAUG SERPENT-TONGUE

4              THOMAS DE QUINCEY    ON MURDER CONSIDERED AS ONE OF THE FINE ARTS

5              FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE    APHORISMS ON LOVE AND HATE

6              JOHN RUSKIN    TRAFFIC

7              PU SONGLING   WAILING GHOSTS

8              JONATHAN SWIFT            A MODEST PROPOSAL

9              ANON   THREE TANG DYNASTY POETS

10           WALT WHITMAN              ON THE BEACH AT NIGHT ALONE

11           KENKŌ  A CUP OF SAKE BENEATH THE CHERRY TREES

12           BALTASAR GRACIÁN       HOW TO USE YORU ENEMIES

13           JOHN KEATS       THE EVE OF ST AGNES

14           THOMAS HARDY               WOMAN MUCH MISSED

15           GUY DE MAUPASSANT   FEMME FATALE

16           MARCO POLO    TRAVELS IN THE LAND OF SERPENTS AND PEARLS

17           SUETONIUS        CALIGULA

18           APOLLONIUS OF RHODES              JASON AND MEDEA

19           ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON         OLALLA

20           KARL MARX & FRIEDRICH ENGELS             THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO

21           PETRONIUS        TRIMALCHIO'S FEAST

22           JOHANN PETER HEBEL    HOW A GHASTLY STORY WAS BROUGHT TO LIGHT

23           HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN       THE TINDER BOX

24           RUDYARD KIPLING           THE GATE OF THE HUNDRED SORROWS

25           DANTE  CIRCLES OF HELL

26           HENRY MAYHEW              OF STREET PIEMEN

27           HAFEZ   THE NIGHTINGALES ARE DRUNK

28           GEOFFREY CHAUCER       THE WIFE OF BATH

29           MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE              HOW WE WEEP AND LAUGH AT THE SAME THING

30           THOMAS NASHE               THE TERRORS OF THE NIGHT

31           EDGAR ALLEN POE           THE TELL-TALE HEART

32           MARY KINGSLEY               A HIPPO BANQUET

33           JANE AUSTEN    THE BEAUTIFULL CASSANDRA

34           ANTON CHEKHOV            GOOSEBERRIES

35           SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE      WELL, THEY ARE GONE, AND HERE I MUST REMAIN

36           JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE         SKETCHY, DOUBTFUL, INCOMPLETE JOTTINGS

37           CHARLES DICKENS           THE GREAT WINGLEBURY DUEL

38           HERMAN MELVILLE         THE MADIVE SHARK

39           ELIZABETH GASKELL        THE OLD NURSE'S STORY

40           NOKOLAY LESKOV            THE STEEL FLEA

41           HONORÉ DE BALZAC       THE ATHEIST'S MASS

42           CHARLOTTE PERKINS GILMAN    THE YELLOW WALL-PAPER

43           C. P. CAVAFY      REMEMBER, BODY…

44           FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY THE MEEK ONE

45           GUSTAVE FLAUBERT       A SIMPLE HEART

46           NIKOLAI GOGOL               THE NOSE

47           SAMUEL PEPYS  THE GREAT FIRE OF LONDON

48           EDITH WHARTON             THE RECKONING

49           HENRY JAMES    THE FIGURE IN THE CARPET

50           WILFRED OWEN                ANTHEM FOR DOOMED YOUTH

51           WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART               MY DEAREST FATHER

52           PLATO   SOCRATES' DEFENCE

53           CHRISTINA ROSETTI         GOBLIN MARKET

54           ANON   SINDBAD THE SAILOR

55           SOPHOCLES        ANTIGONE

56           RYŪNOSUKE AKUTAGAWA          THE LIFE OF A STUPID MAN

57           LEO TOLSTOY     HOW MUCH LAND DOES A MAN NEED?

58           GIORGIO VASARI              LEONARDO DA VINCI

59           OSCAR WILDE    LORD ARTHUR SAVILE'S CRIME

60           SHEN FU              THE OLD MAN OF THE MOON

61           AESOP  THE DOLPHINS, THE WHALES AND THE GUDGEON

62           MATSUO BASHŌ              LIPS TOO CHILLED

63           EMILY BRONTË  THE NIGHT IS DARKENING ROUND ME

64           JOSEPH CONRAD              TO-MORROW

65           RICHARD HAKLUYT          THE VOYAGE OF SIR FRANCIS DRAKE AROUND THE WHOLE GLOBE

66           KATE CHOPIN    A PAIR OF SILK STOCKINGS

67           CHARLES DARWIN           IT WAS SNOWING BUTTERFLIES

68           BROTHERS GRIMM          THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM

69           CATULLUS           I HATE AND I LOVE

70           HOMER CIRCE AND THE CYCLOPS

71           D. H. LAWRENCE               IL DURO

72           KATHERINE MANSFIELD MISS BRILL

73           OVID     THE FALL OF ICARUS

74           SAPPHO               COME CLOSE

75           IVAN TURGENEV              KASYAN FROM THE BEAUTIFUL LANDS

76           VIRGIL  O CRUEL ALEXIS

77           H. G. WELLS        A SLIP UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

78           HERODOTUS      THE MADNESS OF CAMBYSES

79           ANON   SPEAKING OF ŚIVA

80           ANON   THE DHAMMAPADA


AUTHOR: The Little Black Classics feature works by Jane Austen, Anton Chekhov, Samuel Coleridge, Edgar Allan Poe, John Milton, Nikolay Leskov, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Gustave Glaubert, Nikolai Gogol, Samuel Pepys, Washington Irving, Henry James, Christina Rossetti, Sophocles, Leo Tolstoy, Oscar Wilde, Boccaccio, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Thomas de Quincey, Apollonius of Rhodes, Robert Louis Stevenson, Petronius, John Peter Hebel, Hans Christian Andersen, Rudyard Kipling, John Keats, Thomas Hardy, Guy de Maupassant, Aesop, Joseph Conrad, Brothers Grimm, Katherine Mansfield, Ovid, Ivan Turgenev, H. G. Wells, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Charles Dickens, Herman Melville, Michel de Montaigne, Thomas Nashe, Mary Kingsley, Honore de Balzac, C. P. Cavafy, Wilfred Owen, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Plato, Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Giorgio Vasari, Friederich Nietzsche, Suetonius, Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx, Dante, Henry Mayhew, Hafez, Geoffrey Chaucer, John Ruskin, Pu Songling, Jonathan Swift, Walt Whitman, Kenko, Baltasar Gracian, Marco Polo, Matsuo Basho, Emily Bronte, Richard Hakluyt, Omar Khayyam, Charles Darwin, Catullus, Homer, D. H. Lawrence, Sappho, Virgil, Herodotus, Shen Fu, and others.

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