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Publisher Series The Medallion Series - Penguin Classics

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The Odyssey by Homer 40,858 copies, 375 reviewsL1
Boule de suif et autres nouvelles by Guy de Maupassant 297 copies, 5 reviewsL2
Antigone / Oedipus Rex / Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles 10,376 copies, 44 reviewsL3
Candide by Voltaire 16,847 copies, 266 reviewsL4
Agricola and Germania by P. Cornelius Tacitus 1,697 copies, 15 reviewsL5
The Inferno by Dante Alighieri 18,917 copies, 175 reviewsL6
The Bucolics and Eclogues by Virgil 942 copies, 13 reviewsL8
On the Eve by Ivan Turgenev 634 copies, 19 reviewsL9
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra 23,589 copies, 322 reviewsL10
The Golden Ass by Apuleius 4,111 copies, 64 reviewsL11
Faust, Part One by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 4,271 copies, 31 reviewsL12
Manon Lescaut by Abbé Prévost 1,627 copies, 45 reviewsL13
The Iliad by Homer 31,073 copies, 320 reviewsL14
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert 21,470 copies, 321 reviewsL15
Hedda Gabler and Other Plays (Penguin Classics) by Henrik Ibsen 606 copies, 2 reviewsL16
Old Goriot by Honoré de Balzac 4,900 copies, 81 reviewsL17
On the Nature of the Universe (Penguin Classics) by Titus Lucretius Carus 4,180 copies, 39 reviewsL18
Miss Harriet and other stories by Guy de Maupassant 114 copies, 1 reviewL20
The Conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar 3,505 copies, 40 reviewsL21
The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer 17,663 copies, 143 reviewsL22
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky 35,436 copies, 409 reviewsL23
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas 16,885 copies, 211 reviewsL25
The Lusiads by Luís Vaz de Camões 993 copies, 21 reviewsL26
The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis 7,695 copies, 54 reviewsL27
The Complete Greek Tragedies Sophocles II by Sophocles 1,701 copies, 3 reviewsL28
Mediaeval Latin Lyrics by Helen Waddell 268 copies, 1 reviewL29
The Red and the Black by Stendhal 7,686 copies, 108 reviewsL30
3 Plays: Alcestis / Hippolytus / Iphigenia in Taurus by Euripides 552 copies, 3 reviewsL31
The Four Gospels by E. V. Rieu 112 copiesL32
The Confessions by Jean-Jacques Rousseau 2,565 copies, 22 reviewsL33
The Histories by Herodotus 8,052 copies, 75 reviewsL34
Demons by Fyodor Dostoevsky 6,205 copies, 58 reviewsL35
Five Plays: The Miser and other Plays by Molière 369 copies, 4 reviewsL36
The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides 6,392 copies, 52 reviewsL39
Oblomov by Ivan Goncharov 2,744 copies, 58 reviewsL40
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy 31,090 copies, 531 reviewsL41
Ecclesiastical History of the English People by Bede 3,043 copies, 23 reviewsL42
Fables of Aesop by Aesop 5,096 copies, 64 reviewsL43
4 Plays: Bacchae / Helen / Ion / Trojan Women by Euripides 1,064 copies, 10 reviewsL44
Germinal by Émile Zola 4,293 copies, 66 reviewsL45
Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais 4,056 copies, 34 reviewsL47
The Republic by Plato 17,553 copies, 94 reviewsL48
The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini 2,070 copies, 14 reviewsL49
Eugénie Grandet by Honoré de Balzac 2,705 copies, 34 reviewsL50
The Aeneid by Publius Virgilius Maro 18,014 copies, 155 reviewsL51
The Koran (Dawood, 1956) by al-Qur'an 2,459 copies, 13 reviewsL52
Rosmersholm / The Master Builder / Little Eyolf / John Gabriel Borkman by Henrik Ibsen 226 copies, 2 reviewsL53
The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky 13,116 copies, 135 reviewsL54
Nicomachean Ethics (Greek text and translation) by Aristoteles 7,953 copies, 43 reviewsL55
Acts of the Apostles by Saint Luke 26 copiesL56
The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo 3,816 copies, 36 reviewsL57
Metamorphoses by Ovid 10,552 copies, 84 reviewsL58
Daphnis and Chloe by Longos 944 copies, 11 reviewsL59
The Annals by P. Cornelius Tacitus 3,077 copies, 26 reviewsL60
The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal 3,569 copies, 60 reviewsL61
The Thousand and One Nights: The Hunchback, Sindbad, and Other Tales by N. J. Dawood 40 copiesL64
The Mountain Inn and Other Stories by Guy de Maupassant 39 copiesL65
Civil War by Lucan 595 copies, 9 reviewsL66
The Oresteia: Agamemnon / The Libation Bearers / The Eumenides by Aeschylus 8,182 copies, 61 reviewsL67
Protagoras and Meno by Plato 682 copies, 6 reviewsL68
The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault. Translated with an introduction by Geoffrey Brereton (Penguin Classics. no. L69.) by Charles Perrault 5 copiesL69
Beowulf by Beowulf Poet 18,941 copies, 258 reviewsL70
Aladdin and Other Tales From The Thousand and One Nights. Penguin Classics No L71 by Anonymous 29 copies, 2 reviewsL71
History of the Twelve Caesars by Suetonius 5,269 copies, 65 reviewsL72
The Autobiography of St. Teresa of Avila by Teresa of Avila 1,289 copies, 10 reviewsL73
The Ladder of Perfection by Walter Hilton 287 copies, 1 reviewL74
The Song of Roland by Turoldus 4,332 copies, 29 reviewsL75
Two Satyr Plays by Roger Lancelyn Green 48 copies, 2 reviewsL76
Galateo by Giovanni Della Casa 202 copies, 1 reviewL77
Domestic Peace and Other Stories by Honoré de Balzac 25 copiesL80
The Campaigns of Alexander by Arrian 1,170 copies, 12 reviewsL81
Three Plays: The Father, Miss Julia, Easter by August Strindberg 298 copies, 1 reviewL82
The Fall of the Roman Republic: Six Lives by Plutarch 1,363 copies, 6 reviewsL84
The Argonautica by Apollonius of Rhodes 1,634 copies, 16 reviewsL85
Against Nature by Joris-Karl Huysmans 2,931 copies, 63 reviewsL86
Piers the Ploughman (Penguin Classics) by William Langland 1,479 copies, 8 reviewsL87
Buddhist Scriptures by Edward Conze 654 copies, 1 reviewL88
The Great Roman-Jewish War: A. D. 66-70 (De Bello Judaico) by Flavius Josephus 1,577 copies, 20 reviewsL90
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Gawain Poet 6,609 copies, 74 reviewsL92
Gorgias by Plato 1,930 copies, 8 reviewsL94
Maxims by François de La Rochefoucauld 955 copies, 9 reviewsL95
8 Plays (The Bear / The Cherry Orchard / Ivanov / A Jubilee / The Proposal / The Seagull / Three Sisters / Uncle Vania) by Anton Chekhov 607 copies, 4 reviewsL96
Discourse on Method by René Descartes 1,963 copies, 29 reviewsL97
Tristan: With the surviving fragments of the 'Tristran' of Thomas by Gottfried von Strassburg 873 copies, 5 reviewsL98
Selected Works by Marcus Tullius Cicero 1,020 copies, 2 reviewsL99
The Epic of Gilgamesh by Anonymous 8,088 copies, 96 reviewsL100
The Poems of St. John of the Cross by Saint John of the Cross 603 copies, 11 reviewsL101
The Rise and Fall of Athens: Nine Greek Lives by Plutarch 1,057 copies, 2 reviewsL102
Njal's Saga by Anonymous 1,951 copies, 20 reviewsL103
History of Rome, books 1-5 by Titus Livy 2,738 copies, 16 reviewsL104
Three Tales by Gustave Flaubert 1,896 copies, 33 reviewsL106
The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli 18,434 copies, 193 reviewsL107
The Cloud of Unknowing by Anonymous 1,228 copies, 8 reviewsL108
Pensées by Blaise Pascal 3,859 copies, 27 reviewsL110
Monkey by Wu Ch'eng-en 1,512 copies, 18 reviewsL111
The Persians; Prometheus Bound; Seven Against Thebes; The Suppliants by Aeschylus 1,905 copies, 10 reviewsL112
Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol 7,500 copies, 102 reviewsL113
Confessions of St. Augustine by Saint Augustine 17,094 copies, 118 reviewsL114
Bel-Ami by Guy de Maupassant 2,432 copies, 44 reviewsL115
Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos 5,386 copies, 75 reviewsL116
Satirical Sketches by Lucian 104 copies, 2 reviewsL117
Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche 10,591 copies, 79 reviewsL118
The Queen of Spades and Other Stories (The Moor of Peter the Great; Dubrovsky; The Captain's Daughter) by Alexander Pushkin 291 copies, 1 reviewL119
Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola 2,597 copies, 64 reviewsL120
The Bhagavad Gita (Penguin Classics) by Anonymous 739 copies, 3 reviewsL121
Politics by Aristotle 4,496 copies, 29 reviewsL125

Collections and Selections

Three plays : The Cherry Orchard / Three Sisters / Ivanov by Anton Chekhov 62 copiesL19
The Apology / Crito / Phaedo by Plato 365 copies, 4 reviewsL37
The Seagull and Other Plays (Penguin Classics) by Anton Chehov 39 copiesL38
War and Peace (1/2) by Leo Tolstoy 687 copies, 13 reviewsL62
War and Peace (2/2) by Leo Tolstoy 526 copies, 4 reviewsL63
The Brothers Karamazov (1/2) by Fedor Mikhaïlovitch Dostoïevski 428 copies, 5 reviewsL78
The Brothers Karamazov (2/2) by Fedor Mikhaïlovitch Dostoïevski 384 copies, 2 reviewsL79
The Essays: A Selection by Michel de Montaigne 1,013 copies, 8 reviewsL83
Doctor in Spite of Himself / Imaginary Invalid / Misanthrope / Sicilian / Tartuffe by Molière 415 copies, 7 reviewsL89
The Little Flowers of St. Francis by Ugolino Brunforte 1,327 copies, 11 reviewsL91
Faust, Part Two by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1,332 copies, 10 reviewsL93
The Cossacks and other stories by Leo Tolstoy 213 copies, 1 reviewL109

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