Publisher SeriesPenguin English Library, 2012 series


The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 37,231 copies, 477 reviews2012-04
Evelina by Frances Burney 2,199 copies, 36 reviews2012-04
Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy 9,731 copies, 171 reviews2012-04
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley 34,912 copies, 623 reviews2012-04
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens 32,664 copies, 384 reviews2012-04
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift 15,693 copies, 158 reviews2012-04
The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton 8,604 copies, 185 reviews2012-04
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë 50,392 copies, 816 reviews2012-04
Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon 2,350 copies, 73 reviews2012-04
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot 7,597 copies, 105 reviews2012-04
Moby Dick by Herman Melville 29,741 copies, 468 reviews2012-04
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins 9,444 copies, 217 reviews2012-04
North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell 6,324 copies, 216 reviews2012-04
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens 20,074 copies, 194 reviews2012-04
Penguin English Library Murders in Rue Morgue and Other Tales (The Penguin English Library) by Edgar Allan Poe 89 copies, 3 reviews2012-04
Persuasion by Jane Austen 24,351 copies, 466 reviews2012-04
The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg 2,090 copies, 32 reviews2012-04
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 31,211 copies, 410 reviews2012-04
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells 15,292 copies, 277 reviews2012-04
The Warden by Anthony Trollope 3,836 copies, 115 reviews2012-04
Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope 4,272 copies, 97 reviews2012-05
The Confidence-Man and Billy Budd, Sailor by Herman Melville 23 copies2012-05
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot 3,269 copies, 42 reviews2012-05
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens 17,959 copies, 227 reviews2012-05
Dracula by Bram Stoker 28,471 copies, 539 reviews2012-05
The Expedition of Humphry Clinker by Tobias Smollett 1,359 copies, 22 reviews2012-05
Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin 1,409 copies, 29 reviews2012-05
The Time Machine by H. G. Wells 15,552 copies, 308 reviews2012-05
The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler 3,169 copies, 35 reviews2012-05
Where Angels Fear to Tread by E. M. Forster 2,775 copies, 47 reviews2012-05
Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell 3,894 copies, 118 reviews2012-06
Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope 1,784 copies, 56 reviews2012-06
Howards End by E. M. Forster 7,852 copies, 120 reviews2012-06
Joseph Andrews by Henry Fielding 1,609 copies, 21 reviews2012-06
Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens 4,828 copies, 76 reviews2012-06
The Monk by Matthew Lewis 3,734 copies, 79 reviews2012-06
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde 32,868 copies, 552 reviews2012-06
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne 31,320 copies, 331 reviews2012-06
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë 6,282 copies, 155 reviews2012-06
Two on a Tower by Thomas Hardy 575 copies, 12 reviews2012-06
Dubliners by James Joyce 17,100 copies, 197 reviews2012-07
Emma by Jane Austen 32,238 copies, 444 reviews2012-07
Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope 1,651 copies, 43 reviews2012-07
Hard Times by Charles Dickens 9,574 copies, 129 reviews2012-07
The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy 7,407 copies, 103 reviews2012-07
The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens 4,809 copies, 62 reviews2012-07
Pamela: or, Virtue Rewarded by Samuel Richardson 2,209 copies, 42 reviews2012-07
The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad 5,748 copies, 95 reviews2012-07
Shirley by Charlotte Brontë 3,495 copies, 52 reviews2012-07
Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray 12,941 copies, 180 reviews2012-07
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll 21,775 copies, 277 reviews2012-08
Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens 2,197 copies, 34 reviews2012-08
The Five Orange Pips and Other Cases (The Penguin English Library) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 45 copies2012-08
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens 3,589 copies, 41 reviews2012-08
Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell 2,364 copies, 61 reviews2012-08
The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy 7,004 copies, 85 reviews2012-08
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen 32,660 copies, 459 reviews2012-08
The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope 1,556 copies, 38 reviews2012-08
Tom Jones by Henry Fielding 7,131 copies, 78 reviews2012-08
The Turn of the Screw / Daisy Miller by Henry James 713 copies, 8 reviews2012-08
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad 20,404 copies, 319 reviews2012-09
Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy 9,026 copies, 121 reviews2012-09
The Last Chronicle of Barset by Anthony Trollope 1,589 copies, 42 reviews2012-09
The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton 6,099 copies, 154 reviews2012-09
Middlemarch by George Eliot 15,254 copies, 293 reviews2012-09
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens 6,038 copies, 80 reviews2012-09
Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens 5,075 copies, 94 reviews2012-09
A Room with a View by E. M. Forster 9,792 copies, 193 reviews2012-09
Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence 8,527 copies, 89 reviews2012-09
The Wings of the Dove by Henry James 3,003 copies, 33 reviews2012-09
Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens 3,335 copies, 41 reviews2012-10
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton 8,438 copies, 188 reviews2012-10
The Island of Dr. Moreau by H. G. Wells 6,126 copies, 155 reviews2012-10
Kim by Rudyard Kipling 7,654 copies, 175 reviews2012-10
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne 6,869 copies, 102 reviews2012-10
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen 19,398 copies, 323 reviews2012-10
The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens 2,722 copies, 49 reviews2012-10
New Grub Street by George Gissing 1,300 copies, 23 reviews2012-10
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy 16,801 copies, 226 reviews2012-10
Villette by Charlotte Brontë 7,601 copies, 132 reviews2012-10
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens 20,114 copies, 420 reviews2012-11
The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells 9,223 copies, 221 reviews2012-11
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen 18,530 copies, 377 reviews2012-11
Nostromo by Joseph Conrad 4,169 copies, 52 reviews2012-11
Silas Marner by George Eliot 9,671 copies, 138 reviews2012-11
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson 14,719 copies, 286 reviews2012-11
Under the Greenwood Tree by Thomas Hardy 1,976 copies, 29 reviews2012-11
Washington Square by Henry James 3,845 copies, 81 reviews2012-11
Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell 3,589 copies, 74 reviews2012-11
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins 11,214 copies, 310 reviews2012-11
Bleak House by Charles Dickens 11,956 copies, 227 reviews2012-12
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle 12,718 copies, 263 reviews2012-12
Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott 10,993 copies, 102 reviews2012-12
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad 7,908 copies, 101 reviews2012-12
The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens 7,810 copies, 115 reviews2012-12
The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James 9,809 copies, 114 reviews2012-12
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 64,963 copies, 1,160 reviews2012-12
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe 20,684 copies, 279 reviews2012-12
Treasure Island and The Ebb-Tide by Robert Louis Stevens 24 copies2012-12
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë 43,207 copies, 604 reviews2012-12

Expansion of the series after 2012

The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb and Other Cases by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 26 copies2014-09
The Penguin English Library Adventure of Six Napoleons and Other Cases by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 24 copies, 3 reviews2014-09
The Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle 4,225 copies, 140 reviews2014-09
A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle 6,325 copies, 260 reviews2014-09
The Valley of Fear by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 2,531 copies, 66 reviews2014-09
The 39 Steps by John Buchan 4,683 copies, 167 reviews2018-06
Animal Farm by George Orwell 50,538 copies, 761 reviews2018-06
At the Mountains of Madness by H. P. Lovecraft 1,017 copies, 36 reviews2018-06
The Awakening by Kate Chopin 8,239 copies, 158 reviews2018-06
The Beetle by Richard Marsh 481 copies, 19 reviews2018-06
The Call of the Wild by Jack London 16,030 copies, 279 reviews2018-06
Collected Ghost Stories by M. R. James 1,851 copies, 38 reviews2018-06
The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West 1,638 copies, 44 reviews2018-06
Elizabeth and Her German Garden by Elizabeth von Arnim 933 copies, 42 reviews2018-06
The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield 1,223 copies, 37 reviews2018-06
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald 61,677 copies, 1,028 reviews2018-06
The Great God Pan by Arthur Machen 679 copies, 28 reviews2018-06
A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh 3,919 copies, 86 reviews2018-06
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott 23,306 copies, 507 reviews2018-06
Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf 17,672 copies, 296 reviews2018-06
Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell 69,826 copies, 1,142 reviews2018-06
Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie 14,408 copies, 278 reviews2018-06
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy 7,393 copies, 165 reviews2018-06
Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald 11,348 copies, 166 reviews2018-06
To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf 15,724 copies, 239 reviews2018-06
Sanditon: Jane Austen's Last Novel Completed by Jane Austen 974 copies, 26 reviews2019-09
Emma / Mansfield Park / Northanger Abbey / Persuasion / Pride and Prejudice / Sense and Sensibility / Lady Susan by Jane Austen 5,174 copies, 36 reviews2020-05
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh 11,091 copies, 235 reviews2020-10
The cop and the anthem and other stories by O. Henry 1 copy2020-10
Passing by Nella Larsen 1,827 copies, 60 reviews2020-10


The Penguin English Library series was relaunched in April 2012 with a newly-chosen range of books, and all-new covers designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith. The series had an initial 100 books released throughout 2012 (designated here as the Core items), and has since expanded to over 125. (English, User-written)

The editions carry the branding "Penguin English Library" on the front and back cover. The series has no numbering printed on the books. (English, Technical/disambiguation notice)


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