Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

This is a portrait of people on the margin of society, dependent on one another for both physical and emotional survival. Written in 1945 this book focuses on the acceptance of life as it is: both the exuberance of community and the loneliness of the individual.

Cannery Row

Category:

 Classics

Series:Popular Penguins Ser.
Reading Level:very good

The epic battle between man and monster reaches its greatest pitch in the famous story of Frankenstein. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that brin... read more

Frankenstein  (Popular Penguin)

Category:

 Classics

Series:Awesomely Austen - Illustrated and Retold Ser.

A fresh, funny and accessible retelling of Jane Austen's best-known story, with witty black and white illustrations throughout.
Elizabeth Bennet is the second eldest in a family of five daughters. Although their mother... read more

Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice (Awesomely Austen: Illustrated and Retold)

Category:

 Classics

Series:Popular Penguins Ser.

Charlotte Bronte (21 April 1816 - 31 March 1855) was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Bronte sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels have become classics of English literature.The literary heritage of the Bronte sisters entered the treas... read more

Jane Eyre (Popular Penguin)

Category:

 Classics

Series:Little Women Ser.

'I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship.'
Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth - four "little women" enduring hardships and enjoying adventures in Civil War New England The charming story of the March sisters, Little Women has been adored by generations. Readers have ... read more

Little Women

Category:

 Classics

Since it was first published in 1954, William Golding's classic debut novel has remained a stark allegory of civilization, survival, and human nature. As dystopian stories like Hunger Games and Battle Royale surge in popularity, this haunting tale of a group of ... read more

Lord of the Flies (Centenary Edition)

Category:

 Classics

Series:Australian Classics

'I am given to something which a man never pardons in a woman. You will draw away as though I were a snake when you hear.' With this warning, Sybylla confesses to her rich and handsome suitor that she is given to writing stories and bound, therefore, on a br... read more

My Brilliant Career/My Career Goes Bung

Category:

 Classics

Series:Popular Penguins Ser.

Penguin's commemorative hardback reissue of One Hundred Years of Solitudeby late Nobel laureate and author Gabriel Garcia Marquez is a timeless classic and the perfect Christmas gift for any booklover.Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been one of the undispu... read more

One Hundred Years Of Solitude (Popular Penguin)

Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin English Library

This is the "Penguin English Library Edition" of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. 'Liberty, equality, fraternity, or death; - the last, much the easiest to bestow, O Guillotine!' Described by Dickens as 'the best story I have written', "A Tale of Two Cities" interweav... read more

Tale of Two Cities

HarperCollins is pround to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'My life looks as if it had been wasted for want of chances! When I see what you know, what you have read, and seen, and thought, I feel what a nothing I am!' Challenging ... read more

Tess of the D'Urbervilles (Collins Classics)

Category:

 Classics

Reading Level:good
Awards:Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

It's Christmas time and Holden Caulfield has just been expelled from yet another school. Fleeing the crooks at Pencey Prep, he pinballs around New York City seeking solace in fleeting encounters - shooting the bull with strangers in dive hotels, wandering alone round Centra... read more

The Catcher in the Rye

Category:

 Classics

Series:Text Classics

A gorgeous new edition of F. Scott Fitzgeraldâ€TMs masterpiece, with an introduction by Melina Marchetta.
All the bright young things go to Jay Gatsbyâ€TMs Long Island parties. Yet Gatsby himself is reserved and mysterious. He seems always to be waiti... read more

The Great Gatsby