Penguin Red Classics

Penguin Red Classics is a series of novels published by Penguin Books in the UK. There are 39 books in the series.[1] The books are from the Penguin Classics imprint, but do not contain any introductory material or commentary, instead focussing on the story.[2]

The booksEdit

Title Author
Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe
Emma Jane Austen
Mansfield Park Jane Austen
Northanger Abbey Jane Austen
Persuasion Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen
Sense and Sensibility Jane Austen
Old Goriot Balzac
Seize the Day Saul Bellow
The Sheltering Sky Paul Bowles
Jane Eyre Charlotte Brontë
Wuthering Heights Emily Brontë
The Master and Margarita Mikhail Bulgakov
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll
Great Expectations Charles Dickens
The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
North and South Elizabeth Gaskell
The Sorrows of Young Werther J. V. W. Goethe
The Metamorphosis Franz Kafka
Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel García Márquez
Mozart's Journey to Prague Eduard Mörike
Lolita Vladimir Nabokov
A Spy in the House of Love Anaïs Nin
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym Edgar Allan Poe
Venus in Furs Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
Frankenstein Mary Shelley
Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde R. L. Stevenson
Perfume Patrick Süskind
The Secret History Donna Tartt
The Death of Ivan Ilyich Leo Tolstoy
A Confederacy of Dunces John Kennedy Toole
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain
Marry Me John Updike
The Day of the Locust Nathanael West
The Age of Innocence Edith Wharton
The Bridge of San Luis Rey Thornton Wilder
Orlando Virginia Woolf
Chess Stefan Zweig


  1. ^ "Published Reds". Penguin Classics. Archived from the original on 18 September 2009. Retrieved 6 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Red Classics". Penguin Classics. Archived from the original on 19 September 2009. Retrieved 6 June 2016.

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