Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

'"Forget all your fears now. Have a fling this night"'Untrustworthy, charming Fussy Joe spins stories and breaks hearts in this rollicking story set in the 'sensational city' of 1960s Lagos. Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of t... read more

Glittering City (Mini Modern Classics)
$2.50(AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 12

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

'If he only knew what it was, he would fix it; he would kill this mean thing that made Mama feel so bad.'Belonging and estrangement intertwine in these four lyrical short stories from the the author of Invisible Man.Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the p... read more

The Black Ball (Mini Modern Classics)
$2.50(AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 12

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

'For once there had been false idols and asses' heads drawn on the walls...' Sleepers awake in a remote cave and the ancient mystic Simon Magus attempts a miracle, in these two magical, otherworldly tales from one of the greatest voices of twentieth-cen... read more

The Legend of the Sleepers (Mini Modern Classics)
$2.50(AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 11

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

'As you are well aware, we never loved each other in your lifetime. Both of us pretended.' Simenon explores the complexity of parent child relationships and the bitterness of things left unsaid in this stark, confessional piece.Penguin Modern: fifty new books ... read more

Letter to My Mother (Mini Modern Classics)
$2.50(AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 10

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

'Though their house was new, the wall had been there a long time.'In these two stories, which have never before been translated into English, Tsushima shows how memories, dreams and fleeting images describe the borders of our lives.Penguin Modern: fifty new b... read more

Of Dogs and Walls (Mini Modern Classics)
$2.50(AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 10

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

'It's an improbable city, Bologna - like one you might walk through after you have died.'A dreamlike meditation on memory, food, paintings, a fond uncle and the improbable beauty of Bologna, from the visionary thinker and art critic.Penguin Modern: fif... read more

The Red Tenda of Bologna (Mini Modern Classics)
$2.50(AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 10

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

'The illegible signature of teetering disaster' Three great stories--The Aurelian, Signs and Symbols and Lance--the last both a derisive attack on science-fiction and an attempt to imagine the real pain and horror that would accompany space travel. Penguin Modern: fifty new... read more

Lance (Mini Modern Classics)
$2.50(AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 10

From the self-described 'black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet', these soaring, urgent essays on the power of women, poetry and anger are filled with darkness and light. Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pio... read more

The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle The Master's House (Mini Modern Classics)
$2.50(AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 10

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

'This writing is all fake (copied from other writing)So you should just go away and not read any of it'A tale of art, sex, blood, junkies and whores in New York's underground, from cult literary icon Kathy AckerPenguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the... read more

New York City in 1979 (Mini Modern Classics)
$2.50(AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 9

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

Now Brando looked at people with assurance, and with what can only be called a pitying expression, as though he dwelt in spheres of enlightenment where they, to his regret, did not.Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the ico... read more

The Duke in His Domain (Mini Modern Classics)
$2.50(AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 9

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

' "Another hour gone. But I'm not afraid. There's only one thing I regret: that I've lived for so many years without knowing where human happiness is to be found" 'In these stories, four writers - all exiles from revolutionary Russia - explore four deat... read more

Four Russian Short Stories (Mini Modern Classics)
$2.50(AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 9

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

'The ultimate Camp statement: it's good because it's awful.'These two classic essays were the first works of criticism to break down the boundaries between 'high' and 'low' culture, and made Susan Sontag a literary sensation.Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrati... read more

Notes on Camp (Mini Modern Classics)
$2.50(AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 9