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Penguin Essentials is a series of books published by Penguin Books in the UK. The first books in the series were released in April 2011.[1]

The classic books were released in smaller A-format size; the covers were redesigned by contemporary artists to appeal to a new generation of readers.[2]

The Books[edit]

Title Author Pages Release date
Eva Luna Allende, IsabelIsabel Allende 304 7 April 2011[3]
Out of Africa Blixen, KarenKaren Blixen 336 7 April 2011[4]
A Clockwork Orange Burgess, AnthonyAnthony Burgess 144 7 April 2011[5]
Breakfast at Tiffany's Capote, TrumanTruman Capote 176 7 April 2011[6]
My Family and Other Animals Durrell, GeraldGerald Durrell 320 7 April 2011[7]
The Great Gatsby Fitzgerald, F. ScottF. Scott Fitzgerald 208 7 April 2011[8]
A Room with a View Forster, E. M.E. M. Forster 224 7 April 2011[9]
Cold Comfort Farm Gibbons, StellaStella Gibbons 240 7 April 2011[10]
Goodbye to All That Graves, RobertRobert Graves 368 7 April 2011[11]
Steppenwolf Hesse, HermannHermann Hesse 256 7 April 2011[12]
On the Road Kerouac, JackJack Kerouac 288 7 April 2011[13]
Lady Chatterley's Lover Lawrence, D. H.D. H. Lawrence 320 7 April 2011[14]
Lolita Nabokov, VladimirVladimir Nabokov 368 7 April 2011[15]
Wide Sargasso Sea Rhys, JeanJean Rhys 160 7 April 2011[16]
Bonjour Tristesse Sagan, FrançoiseFrançoise Sagan 112 7 April 2011[17]
Hell's Angels Thompson, Hunter S.Hunter S. Thompson 336 7 April 2011[18]
A Confederacy of Dunces Toole, John KennedyJohn Kennedy Toole 416 7 April 2011[19]
Cat's Cradle Vonnegut, KurtKurt Vonnegut 224 7 April 2011[20]
Brideshead Revisited Waugh, EvelynEvelyn Waugh 432 7 April 2011[21]
Lucky Jim Amis, KingsleyKingsley Amis 272 5 April 2012[22]
Junky Burroughs, William S.William S. Burroughs 144 5 April 2012[23]
In Cold Blood Capote, TrumanTruman Capote 352 5 April 2012[24]
Heart of Darkness Conrad, JosephJoseph Conrad 112 5 April 2012[25]
The Diary of a Nobody Grossmith, GeorgeGeorge Grossmith and Grossmith, WeedonWeedon Grossmith 240 5 April 2012[26]
The Thin Man Hammett, DashiellDashiell Hammett 240 5 April 2012[27]
Three Men in a Boat Jerome, Jerome K.Jerome K. Jerome 176 5 April 2012[28]
Dubliners Joyce, JamesJames Joyce 256 5 April 2012[29]
The Periodic Table Levi, PrimoPrimo Levi 208 5 April 2012[30]
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Spark, MurielMuriel Spark 128 5 April 2012[31]
Mrs Dalloway Woolf, VirginiaVirginia Woolf 208 5 April 2012[32]
Regeneration Barker, PatPat Barker 352 14 August 2014[33]
An Ice-Cream War Boyd, WilliamWilliam Boyd 416 14 August 2014[34]
A Month in the Country Carr, J. L.J. L. Carr 112 14 August 2014[35]
The Big Sleep Chandler, RaymondRaymond Chandler 256 14 August 2014[36]
The Man in the High Castle Dick, Philip K.Philip K. Dick 256 14 August 2014[37]
Invisible Man Ellison, RalphRalph Ellison 608 14 August 2014[38]
Tender is the Night Fitzgerald, F. ScottF. Scott Fitzgerald 336 14 August 2014[39]
I'm the King of the Castle Hill, SusanSusan Hill 208 14 August 2014[40]
A Handful of Dust Waugh, EvelynEvelyn Waugh 288 14 August 2014[41]
The Day of the Triffids Wyndham, JohnJohn Wyndham 240 14 August 2014[42]
Foe Coetzee, J. M.J. M. Coetzee 160 6 August 2015[43]
A Passage to India Forster, E. M.E. M. Forster 304 6 August 2015[44]
Hideous Kinky Freud, EstherEsther Freud 192 6 August 2015[45]
The History of Love Krauss, NicoleNicole Krauss 272 6 August 2015[46]
Moon Tiger Lively, PenelopePenelope Lively 224 6 August 2015[47]
In the Country of Men Matar, HishamHisham Matar 256 6 August 2015[48]
Asylum McGrath, PatrickPatrick McGrath 272 6 August 2015[49]
Perfume Süskind, PatrickPatrick Süskind 272 6 August 2015[50]
The Mosquito Coast Theroux, PaulPaul Theroux 384 6 August 2015[51]
Billy Liar Waterhouse, KeithKeith Waterhouse 176 6 August 2015[52]
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold Carré, John leJohn le Carré 288 4 August 2016[53]
The Lady in the Lake Chandler, RaymondRaymond Chandler 288 4 August 2016[54]
What a Carve Up! Coe, JonathanJonathan Coe 512 4 August 2016[55]
The Millstone Drabble, MargaretMargaret Drabble 176 4 August 2016[56]
Everything is Illuminated Foer, Jonathan SafranJonathan Safran Foer 288 4 August 2016[57]
A Kestrel for a Knave Hines, BarryBarry Hines 176 4 August 2016[58]
How Many Miles to Babylon? Johnston, JenniferJennifer Johnston 160 4 August 2016[59]
Embers Marai, SandorSandor Marai 256 4 August 2016[60]
Love in the Time of Cholera Marquez, Gabriel GarciaGabriel Garcia Marquez 368 4 August 2016[61]
The Help Stockett, KathrynKathryn Stockett 464 4 August 2016[62]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Penguin Essentials". Penguin Books. Retrieved 6 June 2016. 
  2. ^ Bravery, Richard (30 March 2011). "A fresh approach to cover design". the penguin blog. Archived from the original on 9 July 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Eva Luna". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Out of Africa". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "A Clockwork Orange". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "Breakfast at Tiffany's". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "My Family and Other Animals". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  8. ^ "The Great Gatsby". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  9. ^ "A Room with a View". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  10. ^ "Cold Comfort Farm". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  11. ^ "Goodbye to All That". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  12. ^ "Steppenwolf". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  13. ^ "On the Road". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  14. ^ "Lady Chatterley's Lover". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  15. ^ "Lolita". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  16. ^ "Wide Sargasso Sea". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  17. ^ "Bonjour Tristesse". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  18. ^ "Hell's Angels". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  19. ^ "A Confederacy of Dunces". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  20. ^ "Cat's Cradle". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  21. ^ "Brideshead Revisited". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  22. ^ "Lucky Jim". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  23. ^ "Junky". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  24. ^ "In Cold Blood". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  25. ^ "Heart of Darkness". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  26. ^ "The Diary of a Nobody". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  27. ^ "The Thin Man". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  28. ^ "Three Men in a Boat". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  29. ^ "Dubliners". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  30. ^ "The Periodic Table". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  31. ^ "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  32. ^ "Mrs Dalloway". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  33. ^ "Regeneration". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  34. ^ "An Ice-Cream War". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  35. ^ "A Month in the Country". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  36. ^ "The Big Sleep". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  37. ^ "The Man in the High Castle". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  38. ^ "Invisible Man". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  39. ^ "Tender is the Night". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  40. ^ "I'm the King of the Castle". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  41. ^ "A Handful of Dust". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  42. ^ "The Day of the Triffids". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  43. ^ "Foe". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  44. ^ "A Passage to India". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  45. ^ "Hideous Kinky". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  46. ^ "The History of Love". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  47. ^ "Moon Tiger". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  48. ^ "In the Country of Men". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  49. ^ "Asylum". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  50. ^ "Perfume". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  51. ^ "The Mosquito Coast". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  52. ^ "Billy Liar". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  53. ^ "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  54. ^ "The Lady in the Lake". Penguin Books. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 
  55. ^ "What a Carve Up!". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  56. ^ "The Millstone". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  57. ^ "Everything is Illuminated". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  58. ^ "A Kestrel for a Knave". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  59. ^ "How Many Miles to Babylon?". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  60. ^ "Embers". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  61. ^ "Love in the Time of Cholera". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  62. ^ "The Help". Penguin Books. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 

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