The Trial (original German title: Der Process,later Der Prozess, Der Proceß and Der Prozeß) is a novel written by Franz Kafka from 1914 to 1915 and published in 1925. One of his best-known works, it tells the story of a man arrested and prosecuted by a remote, inaccessible authority, with th ...Show more
A modernist novel of supreme stylistic innovation, James Joyce's "Ulysses" is the towering achievement of twentieth century literature. This "Penguin Modern Classics" edition includes an introduction by Declan Kiberd. For Joyce, literature 'is the eternal affirmation of the spirit of man'. Written betwe ...Show more
Shirley Jackson's beloved gothic tale of a peculiar girl named Merricat and her family's dark secret Taking readers deep into a labyrinth of dark neurosis, We Have Always Lived in the Castle is a deliciously unsettling novel about a perverse, isolated, and possibly murderous family and the stru ...Show more
It was what we call in the trade a potato . . . ' Tales of low-lifes and grifters trying to make ends meet in pre-War Germany.
Do I wish to keep up with the times? No. My wish simply is to live my life as fully as I can' The great American poet, novelist and environmental activist argues for a life lived slowly.
Her grand attempt to tell what she felt was the story of Jane Eyre's'madwoman in the attic', Bertha Rochester, Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Seais edited with an introduction and notes by Angela Smith in Penguin Classics.Born into the oppressive, colonialist society of 1930s Jamaica, white Creole heiress An ...Show more