Penguin Classics (3)
Of Mice and Men (Heruitgave)
a definitive edition of the iconic American author's most enduring novel, with an introduction and study notes
2024 || Paperback || John Steinbeck || Penguin Classics
Drifters in search of work, George and his simple-minded friend Lennie, have nothing in the world except each other - and a dream. A dream that one day they will have some land of their own. Eventually they find work on a ranch, but their hopes are doomed as Lennie - struggling against extreme cruelty, misunderstanding and jealousy - becomes a victim of his own strength. Tackling universal themes, friendship and a shared vision, and giving a voice to America's lonely and dispossesed, Of Mice ...
Nineteen Eighty-four (Heruitgave)
a definitive edition of Orwell's dystopian masterpiece, with an introduction and study notes
2024 || Paperback || George Orwell || Penguin Classics
Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardly rebels against the totalitarian world he lives in, which demands absolute obedience and controls him through the all-seeing telescreens and the watchful eye of Big Brother, symbolic head of the Party. In his longing for truth and liberty, Smith begins a secret love affair with a fellow-worker Julia, but soon discovers the true price...
The Outsider: Manga Edition
2024 || Paperback || Albert Camus e.a. || Penguin Classics
The exquisite manga adaptation of one of the world’s greatest 20th century fiction classics
'My mother died today. Or maybe yesterday, I don't know.'
A stranger to society, a stranger to his own life, Meursault seems indifferent to everything. In The Outsider, Camus explores the alienation of an individual who refuses to conform to social norms. When his mother dies, he refuses to show his emotions simply to satisfy the expectations of others. And when he commits a random act of violence on...