Penguin Little Black Classics

When I heard about these books, I was like I must have it. Gladly they are very cheap. Well it depends to which bookstore you go. And not all Dutch bookstore have it. Unfortunately I can’t afford to buy one every month, I really have a very small budget. But I do hope through the years I get it complete. Because I really enjoyed the ones, I have read.

  1. Mrs. Rosie and the Priest – Giovanni Boccaccia
  2. As Kingfishers catch fire – Gerard Manley Hopkins
  3. The Saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-tongue
  4. On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts – Thomas de Quincy
  5. Aphorisms on Love and Hate – Friedrick Nietzsche
  6. Traffic – John Ruskin
  7. Wailing Ghosts – Pu Songling
  8. A Modest Proposal – Jonathan Swift
  9. Three Tang Dynasty Poets
  10. On the Beach at Night Alone – Walt Whitman
  11. A Cup of Sake Beneath the Cherry Trees – Kenkö
  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 – Petronus
  22. How a Ghastly Story Was Brought to Light by a Common or Garden Burcher’s Dog – Johann Peter Hebel
  23. The Tinder Box – Hans Christian Andersen
  24. The Gate of the Hundred Sorrows – Rudyard Kipling
  25. Circles of Hell – Dantes
  26. Of Street Piemen – Henry Mayhew
  27. Nightmares are drunk – Hafea
  28. The wife of Bath – Geoffrey Chaucer
  29. How We Weep and Laugh at the Same thing – Michel de Montaige
  30. The Terrors of the Night – Thomas Nashe
  31. the Tell-Tale Heart – Edgar Poe Allen
  32. A Hippo Banquet –  Mary Kingsley
  33. The Beautiful Cassandra – Jane Austen
  34. Gooseberries – Anton Chekov
  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 Winglebure 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 Yello Wall-Paper – Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  43. Remember Body – C.P. Carafy
  44. The Meak One – Fydor Dostoevsky
  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. Sinbad the Sailor
  55. Antigone – Sophocles
  56. The Life of a Stupid Man – Ryünosuke 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 – Matsue Bashö
  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. Lawerence
  72. Miss Brill – Katherine Mansfield
  73. The Fall of Icarus – Ovid
  74. Come Close – Sappho
  75. Kasyan from the Beautiful Lands – Ivan Turganey
  76. O Cruel Alexis – Virgil
  77. A Slip under The Microscope – H.G. Wells
  78. The Madness of Cambyses – Herodotus
  79. Speaking of Siva
  80. The Dhammada
  81. Lady Susan – Jane Austen
  82. The Body Politic – Jean-Jacques Rosseau
  83. The World is Full of Foolish Men – Jean de la Fontaine
  84. The Sea Raiders – H.G. Wells
  85. Hannibal – Livy
  86. The Be Read at Dusk – Charles Dickens
  87. The Death of Ivan Ilyich – Leo Tolstoy
  88. The Stolen White Elephant – Mark Twain
  89. Tyger, Tyger – William Blake
  90. Green Tea – Sheridan Le Fanu
  91. The Yellow Book – Various
  92. Kidnapped – Olaudah Equaino
  93. A Modern Detective – Edgar Poe Allen
  94. The  Suffragettes – Various
  95. How To Be a Medieval Woman – Margery Kempe
  96. Typhoon – Joseph Conrad
  97. The Nun of Murano – Giacomo Casanova
  98. A terrible beauty is born – W. B. Yeats
  99. The Withered Arm – Thomas Hardy
  100. Nonsense – Edward Lear
  101. The Frogs – Aristophanes
  102. Why I am so Clever – Friedrich Nietzsche
  103. Letters to a Young Poet – Rainer Maria Rilke
  104. Seven Hanged – Leonid Andreyev
  105. Oroonoka – Aphra Behn
  106. O frabjous day! – Lewis Carroll
  107. Trivia: or the Art of Walking the Streets of London – John Gay
  108. The Sandman – E. T. A. Hoffmann
  109. Love that moves the sun and other stars – Dante
  110. The Queen of Spades – Alexander Pushkin
  111. A Nervous Breakdown – Anton Chekhov
  112. The Book of Tea – Kakuzo Okakura
  113. Is this a dagger which I see before me? – William Shakespeare
  114. My life had stood a loaded gun – Emily Dickinson
  115. Daphnis and Chloe – Longus
  116. Matilda – Mary Shelley
  117. The Lifted Veil – George Eliot
  118. White Nights – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  119. Only Dull People Are Brilliant at Breakfast – Oscar Wilde
  120. Flush – Virginia Woolf
  121. Lot No 249 – Arthur Conan Doyle
  122. The Rule of Benedict – Benedict of Nursia
  123. Rip Van Winkle – Washington Irving
  124. Anecdotes of the Cynics
  125. Waterloo – Victor Hugo
  126. Stancliffe’s Hotel – Charlotte Brontë
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