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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, In honor of Penguin's eightieth anniversary, we present the Little Black Classics: eighty small, beautifully designed paperbacks celebrating the impact and legacy of Penguin Classics. The Little Black Classics series, inspired by the iconic Penguin Classics black spine dress, celebrates 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 many centuries. These works take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossoms in Japan; from Tierra del Fuego to sixteenth-century California and the Russian steppe. Here are stories lyrical and sava≥ poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions. Collected in this irresistible box set, these are eighty books to be shared and enjoyed., 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 Little Black Classics Box Set includes: "Gooseberries "(Anton Chekhov), "The Terrors of the Night" (Thomas Nashe), "The Atheist's Mass" (Honore de Balzac), "A Simple Heart" (Gustave Flaubert), "The Nose" (Nikolay Gogol), "The Figure in the Carpet" (Henry James), "The Dolphins, the Whales and the Gudgeon "(Aesop), "The Maldive Shark" (Herman Melville), "How Much Land Does A Man Need? "(Leo Tolstoy), "Traffic "(John Ruskin), "The Yellow Wall-paper "(Charlotte Perkins Gilman), "Socrates' Defence "(Plato), "The Gate of the Hundred Sorrows "(Rudyard Kipling), "The Steel Flea "(Nikolai Leskov), "The Meek One "(Fyodor Dostoyevsky), "Lord Arthur Savile s Crime" (Oscar Wilde), "The Tinder Box" (Hans Christian Andersen), "To-morrow "(Joseph Conrad), "Of Street Piemen" (Henry Mayhew), "The Great Winglebury Duel "(Charles Dickens), "The Great Fire of London" (Samuel Pepys), "The Old Man in the Moon "(Shen Fu), "Miss Brill" (Katherine Mansfield), "The Communist Manifesto "(Fredrich Engels and Karl Marx), "How To Use Your Enemies" (Baltasar Gracian), "It was snowing butterflies" (Charles Darwin), "Il Duro" (D. H. Lawrence), "The Fall of Icarus" (Ovid), "My Dearest Father "(Wolfgang Mozart), "Kasyan from the Beautiful Mountains" (Ivan Turgenev), "Goblin Market "(Christina Rossetti), "Sindbad the Sailor," "Leonardo da Vinci" (Giorgio Vasari), "As kingfishers catch fire" (Gerard Manley Hopkins), "Caligula" (Suetonius), "The Woman Much Missed "(Thomas Hardy), "Femme Fatale" (Guy De Maupassant), "The Night is Darkening Round Me" (Emily Bronte), O Cruel Alexis (Virgil), " Sketchy, Doubtful, Incomplete Jottings" (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe), " Remember, Body " (C. P. Cavafy), "Anthem For Doomed Youth" (Wilfred Owen), "The Saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-tongue" (Anon), "Olalla" (Robert Louis Stevenson), "A Modest Proposal "(Jonathan Swift), "On the Beach at Night Alone" (Walt Whitman), "The Robber Bridegroom" (Brothers Grimm), "Aphorisms on Love and Death" (Friedrich Nietzsche), "The Wife of Bath" (Geoffrey Chaucer), " The Tell-Tale Heart" (Edgar Allan Poe), "How a Ghastly Story Was Brought to Light by a Common or Garden Butcher's Dog "(Johann Peter Hebel), "The Eve of St Agnes" (John Keats), "Circe and the Cyclops" (Homer), "Come Close" (Sappho), " Jason and Medea" (Apollonius of Rhodes), "A Slip Under the Microscope "(H. G. Wells), "The Dhammapada" (Anon), "I Hate and I Love "(Catullus), "Circles of Hell "(Dante), "The Life of a Stupid Man" (Ryunosuke Akutagawa), "Trimalchio's Feast" (Petronius), "Wailing Ghosts "(Pu Songling), "The Madness of Cambyses "(Herodotus), "Lips Too Chilled" (Matsuo Basho), "How We Weep and Laugh at the Same Thing "(Michel de Montaigne), "Well, they are gone, and here must I remain "(Samuel Taylor Coleridge), "Speaking of Siva" (Anon), "The Beautifull Cassandra" (Jane Austen), "A Hippo Banquet "(Mary Kingsley), "Antigone "(Sophocles), "On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts" (Thomas De Quincey), "Three Tang Dynasty Poets" (Wang Wei), " A Cup of Sake Beneath the Cherry Trees" (Kenko), "Mrs Rosie and the Priest" (Giovanni Boccaccio), " The Voyage of Sir Francis Drake Around the Whole Globe "(Richard Hakluyt, "The nightingal


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