Publisher SeriesPenguin Clothbound Classics


Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell 4,037 copies, 119 reviews2008
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens 33,920 copies, 391 reviews2008
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë 52,201 copies, 837 reviews2008
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert 23,643 copies, 349 reviews2008
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde 34,281 copies, 572 reviews2008
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 70,997 copies, 1,254 reviews2008
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen 33,844 copies, 476 reviews2008
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy 17,333 copies, 232 reviews2008
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë 45,011 copies, 621 reviews2008
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky 38,915 copies, 442 reviews2008*
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll 23,273 copies, 304 reviews2009
Emma by Jane Austen 33,410 copies, 464 reviews2009
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle 13,321 copies, 266 reviews2009
Lady Chatterley's Lover by D. H. Lawrence 12,344 copies, 196 reviews2009
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott 24,170 copies, 389 reviews2009
The Odyssey by Homer 45,933 copies, 418 reviews2009
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens 21,008 copies, 204 reviews2009
The Sonnets and A Lover's Complaint by William Shakespeare 724 copies, 5 reviews2009
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson 26,973 copies, 363 reviews2009
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins 11,605 copies, 317 reviews2009
A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings (Penguin Classics) by Charles Dickens 1,043 copies, 18 reviews2010
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift 15,435 copies, 148 reviews2010
Inferno by Dante Alighieri 21,152 copies, 198 reviews2010
Bleak House by Charles Dickens 12,368 copies, 229 reviews2011
Dracula by Bram Stoker 29,864 copies, 557 reviews2011
Hard Times by Charles Dickens 9,923 copies, 127 reviews2011
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen 20,091 copies, 334 reviews2011
Middlemarch by George Eliot 15,787 copies, 296 reviews2011
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen 19,206 copies, 390 reviews2011
Persuasion by Jane Austen 25,278 copies, 477 reviews2011
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 32,482 copies, 419 reviews2011
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas père 22,221 copies, 386 reviews2012
Jabberwocky and Other Nonsense: Collected Poems (Clothbound Classics) by Lewis Carroll 140 copies, 3 reviews2012
Les Misérables by Victor Hugo 22,897 copies, 308 reviews2012
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 38,628 copies, 489 reviews2013
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy 34,298 copies, 591 reviews2013
The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer 19,626 copies, 154 reviews2013
Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy 10,161 copies, 179 reviews2013
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley 36,496 copies, 644 reviews2013
Moby Dick by Herman Melville 31,025 copies, 486 reviews2013
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe 21,580 copies, 290 reviews2013
Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray 13,332 copies, 183 reviews2013
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens 18,624 copies, 230 reviews2014
The Iliad by Homer 34,477 copies, 346 reviews2014
The Jungle Books by Rudyard Kipling 4,942 copies, 50 reviews2014
Love and Friendship: And Other Youthful Writings by Jane Austen 254 copies, 2 reviews2014
Metamorphoses [in translation] by Ovid 11,587 copies, 88 reviews2014
Paradise Lost by John Milton 11,970 copies, 97 reviews2014
The Pearl by John Steinbeck 11,598 copies, 180 reviews2014
The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James 10,150 copies, 119 reviews2014
The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo 4,342 copies, 45 reviews2015
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh 11,382 copies, 240 reviews2016
A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole 19,724 copies, 431 reviews2016
The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham 6,694 copies, 188 reviews2016
The Guermantes Way & Sodom and Gomorrah by Marcel Proust 732 copies, 5 reviews2016
In Search of Lost Time: The Captive, The Fugitive & Time Regained by Marcel Proust 589 copies, 6 reviews2016
Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs 6,653 copies, 64 reviews2016
Orlando: A Biography by Virginia Woolf 9,361 copies, 156 reviews2016
Swann's Way & Within A Budding Grove by Marcel Proust 1,371 copies, 16 reviews2016
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë 6,565 copies, 156 reviews2016
Villette by Charlotte Brontë 7,877 copies, 132 reviews2016
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy 25,267 copies, 398 reviews2016
Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys 7,580 copies, 223 reviews2016
20,000 Leagues under the Sea by Jules Verne 15,319 copies, 224 reviews2017
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 13,438 copies, 228 reviews2018
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra 26,917 copies, 400 reviews2018
The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy 7,651 copies, 103 reviews2018
The Ring of the Nibelung by Richard Wagner 303 copies, 1 review2018
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells 15,919 copies, 286 reviews2018
Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy 9,313 copies, 128 reviews2019
Sanditon: Jane Austen's Last Novel Completed by Jane Austen 1,037 copies, 27 reviews2019
Tales from 1,001 Nights: Aladdin, Ali Baba and Other Favourites (Penguin Hardback Classics) by Anonymous 170 copies, 2 reviews2019
Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version by Philip Pullman 1,215 copies, 36 reviews2020
Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf 18,302 copies, 306 reviews2020
Animal Farm by George Orwell 53,091 copies, 797 reviews2021
The Lonely Londoners by Sam Selvon 735 copies, 23 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 35 copies, 1 review2021
Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell 72,660 copies, 1,172 reviews2021
The Aeneid by Virgil 20,081 copies, 181 reviews2021*
Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne 14,758 copies, 240 reviews2021*
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry 38,616 copies, 695 reviews2021*

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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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