Gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.
Oscar Wildes eneste roman handler om den unge Dorian, der indgår en pagt om evig ungdom mod, at det portræt, der males af ham, ældes i stedet for ham selv. Billedet af Dorian Gray... Læs mere
Celebrates the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. This title features stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.
An account of Oscar Wilde's spiritual journey while in prison, and describes his new, shocking conviction that 'the supreme vice is shallowness'. It also includes... Læs mere
Dorian Gray gives his soul for eternal youth. While his portrait changes hideously, reflecting his crimes and corruption, he remains outwardly flawless. This new edition uses the 1891 expanded text and shows how Wilde transformed his many sources.
Salome retells the Biblical story in which the stepdaughter of Herod demands the head of John the Baptist as a reward for her dancing for her stepfather's amusement. Written in 1891, rehearsals... Læs mere