Publisher SeriesPenguin Twentieth-Century Classics

Aaron's Rod by D. H. Lawrence 563 copies, 7 reviews
Absurd Drama: Amedee, Professor Taranne, The Two Executioners, The Zoo Story by Martin Esslin 101 copies
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton 13,452 copies, 296 reviews
Ancient Sorceries and Other Weird Stories [9 stories, ed. Joshi] by Algernon Blackwood 505 copies, 2 reviews
Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner 5,344 copies, 179 reviews
The Aran Islands by John Millington Synge 450 copies, 3 reviews
The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man by James Weldon Johnson 1,405 copies, 25 reviews
Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis 4,925 copies, 94 reviews
Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me by Richard Fariña 993 copies, 17 reviews
The Bell by Iris Murdoch 1,979 copies, 47 reviews
Between Past and Future by Hannah Arendt 970 copies, 8 reviews
Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey through Yugoslavia by Rebecca West 1,632 copies, 21 reviews
The Boy in the Bush by D. H. Lawrence 141 copies, 2 reviews
Burmese Days by George Orwell 3,599 copies, 76 reviews
Burning Bright by John Steinbeck 540 copies, 13 reviews
But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes by Anita Loos 105 copies, 3 reviews
A Capote Reader by Truman Capote 288 copies, 1 review
The Card by Arnold Bennett 229 copies, 8 reviews
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof / The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore / The Night of the Iguana by Tennessee Williams 249 copies, 1 review
The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki 265 copies, 11 reviews
Clock Without Hands by Carson McCullers 656 copies, 13 reviews
Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons 5,629 copies, 218 reviews
The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell. Volume 2. My Country Right or Left: 1940-1943 by George Orwell 502 copies, 3 reviews
The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell. Volume 4. In Front of Your Nose: 1945-1950 by George Orwell 474 copies, 2 reviews
Collected Poems and Selected Prose by A. E. Housman 55 copies
Collected Short Stories by Graham Greene 413 copies, 4 reviews
The Collected Short Stories of W. Somerset Maugham, Vol. 1 by W. Somerset Maugham 787 copies, 5 reviews
The Collected Stories of Elizabeth Bowen by Elizabeth Bowen 467 copies, 2 reviews
Collected Stories: Midsummer Night Madness v. 1 (Twentieth Century Classics) by Seán O'Faoláin 47 copies
Complete Poems by D. H. Lawrence 654 copies, 3 reviews
The Complete Saki by H. H. Munro 1,255 copies, 14 reviews
The Complete Short Stories by W. Somerset Maugham 648 copies, 4 reviews
Complete Stories by Dorothy Parker 1,012 copies, 15 reviews
The Confusions of Young Törless by Robert Musil 2,070 copies, 32 reviews
Coolie (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics) by Mulk Raj Anand 129 copies, 1 review
The Counterfeiters by André Gide 1,345 copies, 11 reviews
The Crucible by Arthur Miller 14,847 copies, 154 reviews
Cup of Gold : A Life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional Reference to History by John Steinbeck 989 copies, 19 reviews
The Day's Work by Rudyard Kipling 296 copies, 2 reviews
Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller 11,755 copies, 114 reviews
The Death of the Heart by Elizabeth Bowen 1,635 copies, 36 reviews
Decline of the English Murder and Other Essays by George Orwell 327 copies, 5 reviews
Delta of Venus by Anaïs Nin 4,720 copies, 61 reviews
The Diamond as Big as the Ritz and Other Stories [Penguin Modern Classics] by F. Scott Fitzgerald 201 copies
Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell 7,612 copies, 125 reviews
Dream Story by Arthur Schnitzler 1,774 copies, 28 reviews
Early Poems (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics) by Edna St. Vincent Millay 84 copies
East of Eden by John Steinbeck 22,480 copies, 406 reviews
The Economic Consequences of the Peace by John Maynard Keynes 549 copies, 8 reviews
Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil by Hannah Arendt 3,951 copies, 58 reviews
Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey 1,709 copies, 29 reviews
The End of the Affair by Graham Greene 6,370 copies, 167 reviews
England Made Me by Graham Greene 830 copies, 10 reviews
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton 9,263 copies, 209 reviews
Eva Trout by Elizabeth Bowen 431 copies, 8 reviews
Father and Son: A Study of Two Temperaments by Edmund Gosse 701 copies, 11 reviews
Fifth Business by Robertson Davies 3,167 copies, 85 reviews
The Fifth Queen Trilogy by Ford Madox Ford 354 copies, 4 reviews
Flight to Arras by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry 879 copies, 25 reviews
French Provincial Cooking by Elizabeth David 885 copies, 11 reviews
The Freud/Jung Letters by Sigmund Freud 236 copies, 1 review
Friends And Relations by Elizabeth Bowen 167 copies, 4 reviews
The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield 1,429 copies, 40 reviews
God's Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse by James Weldon Johnson 372 copies, 6 reviews
The Gods Will Have Blood by Anatole France 808 copies, 19 reviews
The Golden Bough by James George Frazer 4,675 copies, 30 reviews
The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford 4,662 copies, 106 reviews
The Good Soldier Svejk by Jaroslav Hašek 3,431 copies, 59 reviews
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck 33,177 copies, 461 reviews
Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon 10,450 copies, 141 reviews
The Green Fool by Patrick Kavanagh 142 copies
Group Portrait With Lady by Heinrich Böll 1,293 copies, 18 reviews
The Guide by R. K. Narayan 941 copies, 10 reviews
Gunnar's Daughter by Sigrid Undset 332 copies, 8 reviews
A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh 4,274 copies, 91 reviews
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad 22,846 copies, 375 reviews
Heart of Darkness / The Congo Diary by Joseph Conrad 724 copies, 9 reviews
The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene 4,939 copies, 83 reviews
Heartbreak Tango by Manuel Puig 587 copies, 15 reviews
The Heat of the Day by Elizabeth Bowen 1,065 copies, 26 reviews
Helena by Evelyn Waugh 694 copies, 13 reviews
Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell 6,378 copies, 105 reviews
The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene 2,070 copies, 29 reviews
The Hotel by Elizabeth Bowen 212 copies, 12 reviews
The House Behind the Cedars by Charles W. Chesnutt 313 copies, 4 reviews
The House in Paris by Elizabeth Bowen 855 copies, 18 reviews
Howards End by E. M. Forster 8,532 copies, 129 reviews
The Human Factor by Graham Greene 3,166 copies, 41 reviews
Hunger by Knut Hamsun 4,646 copies, 119 reviews
If Not Now, When? by Primo Levi 1,404 copies, 18 reviews
Imagist Poetry (Penguin Modern Classics) by Peter Jones 153 copies, 2 reviews
The Immoralist by André Gide 3,267 copies, 44 reviews
In Dubious Battle by John Steinbeck 2,315 copies, 43 reviews
J R by William Gaddis 1,317 copies, 18 reviews
Journey Without Maps by Graham Greene 731 copies, 13 reviews
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling 9,114 copies, 77 reviews
Kalki by Gore Vidal 614 copies, 9 reviews
Kim by Rudyard Kipling 8,686 copies, 194 reviews
The Knot of Vipers by François Mauriac 920 copies, 20 reviews
Kristin Lavransdatter I: The Wreath by Sigrid Undset 1,661 copies, 37 reviews
Kristin Lavransdatter II: The Wife by Sigrid Undset 1,029 copies, 21 reviews
Kristin Lavransdatter III: The Cross by Sigrid Undset 956 copies, 18 reviews
Labyrinths by Jorge Luis Borges 6,648 copies, 82 reviews
Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson 1,768 copies, 29 reviews
The Last September by Elizabeth Bowen 971 copies, 21 reviews
The Last Tycoon by F. Scott Fitzgerald 2,493 copies, 24 reviews
The Lawless Roads by Graham Greene 426 copies, 7 reviews
A Legacy by Sybille Bedford 551 copies, 6 reviews
The Letters of Sacco and Vanzetti by Nicola Sacco 107 copies
The Levant Trilogy by Olivia Manning 655 copies, 15 reviews
The Life to Come: And Other Stories by E. M. Forster 493 copies, 3 reviews
The Light That Failed by Rudyard Kipling 831 copies, 9 reviews
The Little Girls by Elizabeth Bowen 367 copies, 3 reviews
The Living and the Dead by Patrick White 218 copies, 4 reviews
The Log from the Sea of Cortez by John Steinbeck 1,388 copies, 21 reviews
The Long Valley by John Steinbeck 1,406 copies, 17 reviews
The Long Voyage by Jorge Semprún 381 copies, 14 reviews
Lord Emsworth acts for the best : the collected Blandings short stories by P. G. Wodehouse 138 copies, 1 review
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad 8,757 copies, 114 reviews
The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence 491 copies, 2 reviews
The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum by Heinrich Böll 2,426 copies, 43 reviews
Love on the Dole by Walter Greenwood 336 copies, 9 reviews
Main Street by Sinclair Lewis 3,989 copies, 71 reviews
Man of Straw by Heinrich Mann 829 copies, 11 reviews
The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt 442 copies, 4 reviews
Metamorphosis and Other Stories (Penguin Modern Classics) by Franz Kafka 677 copies, 3 reviews
Miracle of the Rose by Jean Genet 686 copies, 3 reviews
The Mirror of the Sea and A Personal Record by Joseph Conrad 161 copies, 3 reviews
Mittee by Daphne Rooke 33 copies
The Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham 3,308 copies, 60 reviews
The Moon Is Down by John Steinbeck 3,263 copies, 103 reviews
Mr. Sammler's Planet by Saul Bellow 1,653 copies, 13 reviews
My Ántonia by Willa Cather 13,202 copies, 278 reviews
Mysteries by Knut Hamsun 1,389 copies, 22 reviews
The Naked Civil Servant by Quentin Crisp 816 copies, 11 reviews
The Napoleon of Notting Hill by G. K. Chesterton 1,090 copies, 15 reviews
A New Life by Bernard Malamud 400 copies, 6 reviews
Night and Day by Virginia Woolf 1,885 copies, 20 reviews
North of South: an African Journey by Shiva Naipaul 250 copies, 3 reviews
Northland Stories (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics) by Jack London 35 copies
Nostromo by Joseph Conrad 4,612 copies, 56 reviews
The Octopus: A Story of California by Frank Norris 934 copies, 16 reviews
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 37,705 copies, 641 reviews
On Revolution by Hannah Arendt 1,319 copies, 11 reviews
On the Road by Jack Kerouac 27,273 copies, 382 reviews
Once There Was a War by John Steinbeck 863 copies, 17 reviews
The Other One by Colette 136 copies, 1 review
Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene 5,181 copies, 133 reviews
Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen 5,079 copies, 100 reviews
Pack My Bag: A Self-Portrait by Henry Green 158 copies, 3 reviews
Pan: From Lieutenant Thomas Glahn's Papers by Knut Hamsun 1,391 copies, 28 reviews
A Passage to India by E. M. Forster 12,099 copies, 137 reviews
Passing by Nella Larsen 2,513 copies, 93 reviews
The Pastures of Heaven by John Steinbeck 1,244 copies, 30 reviews
The Pearl by John Steinbeck 12,681 copies, 195 reviews
The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry by Jon Silkin 639 copies, 5 reviews
The Penguin Book of Spanish Civil War Verse by Valentine Cunningham 42 copies, 1 review
Period of Adjustment / Summer and Smoke / Small Craft Warnings by Tennessee Williams 23 copies, 1 review
Peter Camenzind by Hermann Hesse 1,342 copies, 25 reviews
The Pit: A Story of Chicago by Frank Norris 282 copies, 4 reviews
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce 20,646 copies, 209 reviews
The Promised Land by Mary Antin 267 copies, 6 reviews
The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism and Other Writings by Peter Baehr 559 copies
The Prussian Officer and Other Stories by D. H. Lawrence 397 copies, 7 reviews
Puck of Pook's Hill by Rudyard Kipling 1,463 copies, 24 reviews
Quicksand by Nella Larsen 547 copies, 23 reviews
The Quiet American by Graham Greene 7,817 copies, 179 reviews
The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence 4,042 copies, 47 reviews
The Ramayana: A Shortened Modern Prose Version of the Indian Epic by R. K. Narayan 1,166 copies, 6 reviews
The Recognitions by William Gaddis 2,121 copies, 35 reviews
The Red Pony by John Steinbeck 5,262 copies, 90 reviews
The Return of the Soldier by Rebecca West 1,499 copies, 75 reviews
Riceyman Steps by Arnold Bennett 234 copies, 3 reviews
The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers 2,525 copies, 67 reviews
Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey 1,717 copies, 61 reviews
The Rise of David Levinsky by Abraham Cahan 429 copies, 5 reviews
A Room with a View by E. M. Forster 10,840 copies, 215 reviews
The Rose Tattoo / Camino Real / Orpheus Descending by Tennessee Williams 48 copies, 1 review
A Russian Journal by John Steinbeck 607 copies, 18 reviews
Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence 282 copies, 2 reviews
Selected Poems by Anna Akhmatova 552 copies, 3 reviews
Selected Poems by Rabindranath Tagore 293 copies, 1 review
Selected Poems [Penguin Classics] by Boris Pasternak 72 copies
Selected Poems of Edwin Arlington Robinson by Edwin Arlington Robinson 186 copies, 2 reviews
Selected Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke by Rainer Maria Rilke 3 copies
Selected Poems: A New Selection (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) by Stevie Smith 16 copies
Selected Short Stories by H. G. Wells 402 copies
Selected Short Stories by Virginia Woolf 106 copies, 3 reviews
Selected Stories by Ring Lardner 95 copies, 3 reviews
Selected Writings by Gregory 32 copies
The Shadow-Line: A Confession by Joseph Conrad 1,310 copies, 27 reviews
The Short Reign of Pippin IV: A Fabrication by John Steinbeck 918 copies, 17 reviews
Sinister Street by Compton Mackenzie 120 copies, 4 reviews
Sketches of Etruscan Places and other Italian Essays by D. H. Lawrence 29 copies
The Sorrow of Belgium by Hugo Claus 1,336 copies, 22 reviews
Species of Spaces and Other Pieces by Georges Perec 803 copies, 11 reviews
Stamboul Train by Graham Greene 1,797 copies, 45 reviews
Strange News from Another Star and Other Tales by Hermann Hesse 287 copies, 4 reviews
The Street of Crocodiles by Bruno Schulz 1,335 copies, 40 reviews
Summer by Edith Wharton 2,058 copies, 68 reviews
Sweet Bird of Youth / A Streetcar Named Desire / The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams 654 copies, 5 reviews
Sweet Thursday by John Steinbeck 2,757 copies, 47 reviews
The Sword of Honour Trilogy by Evelyn Waugh 1,067 copies, 18 reviews
Ten Days that Shook the World by John Reed 2,346 copies, 31 reviews
The Tenth Man by Graham Greene 1,322 copies, 25 reviews
The Third Man and The Fallen Idol by Graham Greene 1,082 copies, 28 reviews
This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen by Tadeusz Borowski 1,536 copies, 34 reviews
Three Lives by Gertrude Stein 1,692 copies, 15 reviews
Thérèse Desqueyroux by François Mauriac 821 copies, 18 reviews
To a God Unknown by John Steinbeck 1,603 copies, 28 reviews
To the North by Elizabeth Bowen 384 copies, 8 reviews
Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck 5,512 copies, 90 reviews
The Transformation [Metamorphosis] and Other Stories: Works Published During Kafka's Lifetime by Franz Kafka 529 copies, 4 reviews
Travels with Charley: In Search of America by John Steinbeck 8,218 copies, 209 reviews
Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair by Pablo Neruda 3,627 copies, 56 reviews
Twilight in Italy and Other Essays by D. H. Lawrence 20 copies, 1 review
Typhoon and Other Stories [Penguin 20th c. or Everyman's Library] by Joseph Conrad 234 copies, 1 review
Under Western Eyes by Joseph Conrad 1,819 copies, 24 reviews
Untouchable by Mulk Raj Anand 708 copies, 19 reviews
Villa des Roses by Willem Elsschot 311 copies, 6 reviews
The Wayward Bus by John Steinbeck 2,022 copies, 40 reviews
We: A Novel by Yevgeny Zamyatin 8,155 copies, 205 reviews
Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys 8,149 copies, 241 reviews
The Winter of Our Discontent by John Steinbeck 5,232 copies, 99 reviews
Wolf Willow: A History, a Story, and a Memory of the Last Plains Frontier by Wallace Stegner 402 copies, 10 reviews
Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence 6,845 copies, 53 reviews
A World of Love by Elizabeth Bowen 326 copies, 7 reviews
The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon 3,992 copies, 27 reviews

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1990s re-branding of the Penguin Modern Classics series. Covers matched the then-design of the Penguin Classics, with the boxed title, with a variant on the familiar grey-green livery. (English, Member-written)

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English: Penguin Twentieth-century Classics, Penguin twentieth-century classics, Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics, Penguin Twentieth Century Classics — Finnish: Twentieth Century Classics


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