Publisher SeriesPenguin Clothbound Classics


Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell 4,285 copies, 125 reviews2008
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens 36,140 copies, 413 reviews2008
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë 55,572 copies, 882 reviews2008
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert 24,934 copies, 370 reviews2008
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde 36,974 copies, 602 reviews2008
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 75,651 copies, 1,316 reviews2008
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen 35,972 copies, 500 reviews2008
Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy 18,253 copies, 239 reviews2008
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë 48,541 copies, 660 reviews2008
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky 41,454 copies, 470 reviews2008*
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll 23,847 copies, 293 reviews2009
Emma by Jane Austen 35,696 copies, 489 reviews2009
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle 14,289 copies, 279 reviews2009
Lady Chatterley's Lover by D. H. Lawrence 12,973 copies, 208 reviews2009
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott 17,259 copies, 408 reviews2009
The Odyssey by Homer 49,411 copies, 439 reviews2009
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens 22,588 copies, 223 reviews2009
The Sonnets and A Lover's Complaint by William Shakespeare 785 copies, 5 reviews2009
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson 31,437 copies, 416 reviews2009
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins 12,185 copies, 328 reviews2009
A Christmas Carol And Other Christmas Writings by Charles Dickens 1,157 copies, 19 reviews2010
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift 16,555 copies, 155 reviews2010
The Inferno by Dante Alighieri 22,525 copies, 203 reviews2010
Bleak House by Charles Dickens 13,034 copies, 241 reviews2011
Dracula by Bram Stoker 32,526 copies, 578 reviews2011
Hard Times by Charles Dickens 10,556 copies, 133 reviews2011
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen 21,292 copies, 348 reviews2011
Middlemarch by George Eliot 16,783 copies, 317 reviews2011
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen 20,339 copies, 405 reviews2011
Persuasion by Jane Austen 26,998 copies, 512 reviews2011
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 34,634 copies, 436 reviews2011
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas 23,738 copies, 399 reviews2012
Jabberwocky and Other Nonsense: Collected Poems (Penguin Clothbound Classics) by Lewis Carroll 168 copies, 3 reviews2012
Les Misérables by Victor Hugo 24,630 copies, 322 reviews2012
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 40,684 copies, 507 reviews2013
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy 36,336 copies, 604 reviews2013
The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer 20,775 copies, 160 reviews2013
Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy 10,754 copies, 186 reviews2013
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley 39,261 copies, 673 reviews2013
Moby Dick by Herman Melville 33,244 copies, 514 reviews2013
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe 23,199 copies, 309 reviews2013
Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray 14,045 copies, 189 reviews2013
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens 19,489 copies, 251 reviews2014
The Iliad by Homer 37,043 copies, 364 reviews2014
The Jungle Books by Rudyard Kipling 5,343 copies, 51 reviews2014
Love and Freindship: And Other Youthful Writings by Jane Austen 303 copies, 3 reviews2014
Metamorphoses [in translation] by Ovid 12,310 copies, 92 reviews2014
Paradise Lost by John Milton 12,934 copies, 104 reviews2014
The Pearl by John Steinbeck 12,356 copies, 196 reviews2014
The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James 10,662 copies, 127 reviews2014
The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo 4,856 copies, 55 reviews2015
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh 11,980 copies, 254 reviews2016
A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole 20,560 copies, 451 reviews2016
The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham 7,077 copies, 201 reviews2016
The Guermantes Way & Sodom and Gomorrah by Marcel Proust 768 copies, 5 reviews2016
In Search of Lost Time: The Captive, The Fugitive & Time Regained by Marcel Proust 621 copies, 6 reviews2016
Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs 6,856 copies, 68 reviews2016
Orlando: A Biography by Virginia Woolf 9,978 copies, 160 reviews2016
Swann's Way & Within A Budding Grove by Marcel Proust 1,424 copies, 18 reviews2016
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë 6,986 copies, 160 reviews2016
Villette by Charlotte Brontë 8,323 copies, 138 reviews2016
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy 27,033 copies, 423 reviews2016
Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys 8,001 copies, 237 reviews2016
20,000 Leagues under the Sea by Jules Verne 16,648 copies, 236 reviews2017
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle 14,745 copies, 240 reviews2018
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra 28,789 copies, 421 reviews2018
The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy 8,001 copies, 107 reviews2018
The Ring of the Nibelung by Richard Wagner 336 copies, 1 review2018
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells 17,194 copies, 295 reviews2018
Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy 9,732 copies, 133 reviews2019
Sanditon by Jane Austen 1,153 copies, 32 reviews2019
Tales from 1,001 Nights: Aladdin, Ali Baba and Other Favourites (Penguin Hardback Classics) by Anonymous 199 copies, 2 reviews2019
Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version by Philip Pullman 1,306 copies, 38 reviews2020
Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf 19,405 copies, 310 reviews2020
Animal Farm by George Orwell 56,452 copies, 839 reviews2021
The Lonely Londoners by Sam Selvon 803 copies, 25 reviews2021
The Monkey King's Amazing Adventures: A Journey to the West in Search of Enlightenment. China's Most Famous Traditional Novel by Wu Ch'eng-en 41 copies, 1 review2021
Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell 77,266 copies, 1,223 reviews2021
The Aeneid by Virgil 21,519 copies, 190 reviews2021*
Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne 15,737 copies, 254 reviews2021*
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry 41,582 copies, 726 reviews2021*
The Turn of the Screw and Other Ghost Stories by Henry James 110 copies, 2 reviews2022

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Designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith, the clothbound covers either have patterns stamped in foil, or the foil pattern is printed (if after November 2021). They include an integral ribbon bookmark and coloured endpapers. (English, Technical/disambiguation notice)
* Notes: The 2008 edition of Crime and Punishment has a cover of red pattern on cream, and the 2018 reissue has a cover of red pattern on black. Two books, Around the World in Eighty Days and The Aeneid were delayed from the 2020 schedule and published November 2021. December 2021, The Little Prince was the first of the series with printed foil. (English, Technical/disambiguation notice)

Other Names

English: Penguin Clothbound Hardcover Classics


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