Little Black Classics Box Set

Little Black Classics Box Set


The irresistibly collectible box set of the first 80 Little Black Classics

In celebration of Penguin's 80th birthday, this box set of the first 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 the first 80 Little Black Classic titles, ordered by the numbers on the spines.

The books included in the Little Black Classics Box Set are:
  1. Mrs Rosie and the Priest - Giovanni Boccaccio
  2. As kingfishers catch fire - Gerard Manley Hopkins
  3. The Saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-tongue - Anon
  4. On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts - Thomas De Quincey
  5. Aphorisms on Love and Hate - Friedrich Nietzsche
  6. Traffic - John Ruskin
  7. Wailing Ghosts - Pu Songling
  8. A Modest Proposal - Jonathan Swift
  9. Three Tang Dynasty Poets - Anon
  10. On the Beach at Night Alone - Walt Whitman
  11. A Cup of Sake Beneath the Cherry Trees - Kenko
  12. How to Use Your Enemies - Baltasar Gracián
  13. The Eve of St Agnes - John Keats
  14. Woman much missed - Thomas Hardy
  15. Femme Fatale - Guy de Maupassant
  16. Travels in the Land of Serpents and Pearls - Marco Polo
  17. Caligula - Suetonius
  18. Jason and Medea - Apollonius of Rhodes
  19. Olalla - Robert Louis Stevenson
  20. The Communist Manifesto - Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
  21. Trimalchio's Feast - Petronius
  22. How a Ghastly Story Was Brought to Light - Johann Peter Hebel
  23. The Tinder Box - Hans Christian Andersen
  24. The Gate of the Hundred Sorrows - Rudyard Kipling
  25. Circles of Hell - Dante
  26. Of Street Piemen - Henry Mayhew
  27. The nightingales are drunk - Hafez
  28. The Wife of Bath - Geoffrey Chaucer
  29. How We Weep and Laugh at the Same Thing - Michel de Montaigne
  30. The Terrors of the Night - Thomas Nashe
  31. The Tell-Tale Heart - Edgar Allan Poe
  32. A Hippo Banquet - Mary Kingsley
  33. The Beautifull Cassandra - Jane Austen
  34. Gooseberries - Anton Chekhov
  35. Well, they are gone, and here must I remain - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  36. Sketchy, Doubtful, Incomplete Jottings - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  37. The Great Winglebury Duel - Charles Dickens
  38. The Maldive Shark - Herman Melville
  39. The Old Nurse’s Story - Elizabeth Gaskell
  40. The Steel Flea - Nikolay Leskov
  41. The Atheist’s Mass - Honoré de Balzac
  42. The Yellow Wall-Paper - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  43. Remember, Body... - C.P. Cavafy
  44. The Meek One - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  45. A Simple Heart - Gustave Flaubert
  46. The Nose - Nikolai Gogol
  47. The Great Fire of London - Samuel Pepys
  48. The Reckoning - Edith Wharton
  49. The Figure in the Carpet - Henry James
  50. Anthem for Doomed Youth - Wilfred Owen
  51. My Dearest Father - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  52. Socrates’ Defence - Plato
  53. Goblin Market - Christina Rossetti
  54. Sindbad the Sailor - Anon
  55. Antigone - Sophocles
  56. The Life of a Stupid Man - Ryunosuke Akutagawa
  57. How Much Land Does a Man Need? - Leo Tolstoy
  58. Leonardo da Vinci - Giorgio Vasari
  59. Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime - Oscar Wilde
  60. The Old Man of the Moon - Shen Fu
  61. The Dolphins, the Whales and the Gudgeon - Aesop
  62. Lips too chilled - Matsuo Basho
  63. The Night is Darkening Round Me - Emily Brontë
  64. To-morrow - Joseph Conrad
  65. The Voyage of Sir Francis Drake Around the Whole Globe - Richard Hakluyt
  66. A Pair of Silk Stockings - Kate Chopin
  67. It was snowing butterflies - Charles Darwin
  68. The Robber Bridegroom - Brothers Grimm
  69. I Hate and I Love - Catullus
  70. Circe and the Cyclops - Homer
  71. Il Duro - D. H. Lawrence
  72. Miss Brill - Katherine Mansfield
  73. The Fall of Icarus - Ovid
  74. Come Close - Sappho
  75. Kasyan from the Beautiful Lands - Ivan Turgenev
  76. O Cruel Alexis - Virgil
  77. A Slip under the Microscope - H. G. Wells
  78. The Madness of Cambyses - Herodotus
  79. Speaking of Siva - Anon
  80. The Dhammapada - Anon

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