Publisher SeriesPenguin English Library, 2012 series

Core

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 39,790 copies, 500 reviews2012-04
Evelina by Frances Burney 2,313 copies, 39 reviews2012-04
Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy 10,426 copies, 187 reviews2012-04
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley 37,906 copies, 665 reviews2012-04
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens 34,910 copies, 402 reviews2012-04
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift 15,991 copies, 154 reviews2012-04
The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton 9,018 copies, 192 reviews2012-04
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë 53,838 copies, 866 reviews2012-04
Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon 2,505 copies, 81 reviews2012-04
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot 8,072 copies, 115 reviews2012-04
Moby Dick by Herman Melville 32,051 copies, 504 reviews2012-04
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins 9,997 copies, 242 reviews2012-04
North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell 6,741 copies, 235 reviews2012-04
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens 21,722 copies, 215 reviews2012-04
Penguin English Library Murders in Rue Morgue and Other Tales (The Penguin English Library) by Edgar Allan Poe 101 copies, 2 reviews2012-04
Persuasion by Jane Austen 26,166 copies, 498 reviews2012-04
The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg 2,200 copies, 36 reviews2012-04
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 33,568 copies, 434 reviews2012-04
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells 16,519 copies, 296 reviews2012-04
The Warden by Anthony Trollope 4,077 copies, 124 reviews2012-04
Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope 4,567 copies, 103 reviews2012-05
The Confidence-Man and Billy Budd, Sailor by Herman Melville 24 copies2012-05
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot 3,486 copies, 46 reviews2012-05
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens 19,182 copies, 245 reviews2012-05
Dracula by Bram Stoker 31,169 copies, 577 reviews2012-05
The Expedition of Humphry Clinker by Tobias Smollett 1,426 copies, 22 reviews2012-05
Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin 1,502 copies, 31 reviews2012-05
The Time Machine by H. G. Wells 16,122 copies, 328 reviews2012-05
The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler 3,345 copies, 39 reviews2012-05
Where Angels Fear to Tread by E. M. Forster 2,943 copies, 47 reviews2012-05
Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell 4,158 copies, 123 reviews2012-06
Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope 1,913 copies, 59 reviews2012-06
Howards End by E. M. Forster 8,254 copies, 124 reviews2012-06
Joseph Andrews by Henry Fielding 1,684 copies, 23 reviews2012-06
Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens 5,170 copies, 82 reviews2012-06
The Monk by Matthew Lewis 3,993 copies, 92 reviews2012-06
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde 35,543 copies, 590 reviews2012-06
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne 33,452 copies, 349 reviews2012-06
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë 6,739 copies, 158 reviews2012-06
Two on a Tower by Thomas Hardy 613 copies, 12 reviews2012-06
Dubliners by James Joyce 18,194 copies, 215 reviews2012-07
Emma by Jane Austen 34,499 copies, 478 reviews2012-07
Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope 1,737 copies, 46 reviews2012-07
Hard Times by Charles Dickens 10,215 copies, 130 reviews2012-07
The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy 7,823 copies, 108 reviews2012-07
The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens 5,166 copies, 61 reviews2012-07
Pamela: or, Virtue Rewarded by Samuel Richardson 2,358 copies, 46 reviews2012-07
The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad 6,096 copies, 99 reviews2012-07
Shirley by Charlotte Brontë 3,729 copies, 58 reviews2012-07
Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray 13,665 copies, 188 reviews2012-07
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll 24,150 copies, 310 reviews2012-08
Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens 2,350 copies, 34 reviews2012-08
The Five Orange Pips and Other Cases (The Penguin English Library) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 52 copies2012-08
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens 3,805 copies, 45 reviews2012-08
Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell 2,498 copies, 66 reviews2012-08
The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy 7,431 copies, 91 reviews2012-08
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen 34,849 copies, 495 reviews2012-08
The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope 1,659 copies, 44 reviews2012-08
Tom Jones by Henry Fielding 7,554 copies, 90 reviews2012-08
The Turn of the Screw / Daisy Miller by Henry James 778 copies, 8 reviews2012-08
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad 21,712 copies, 369 reviews2012-09
Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy 9,489 copies, 134 reviews2012-09
The Last Chronicle of Barset by Anthony Trollope 1,682 copies, 46 reviews2012-09
The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare by G. K. Chesterton 6,468 copies, 164 reviews2012-09
Middlemarch by George Eliot 16,305 copies, 315 reviews2012-09
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens 6,408 copies, 88 reviews2012-09
Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens 5,392 copies, 96 reviews2012-09
A Room with a View by E. M. Forster 10,455 copies, 207 reviews2012-09
Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence 8,937 copies, 92 reviews2012-09
The Wings of the Dove by Henry James 3,181 copies, 38 reviews2012-09
Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens 3,551 copies, 48 reviews2012-10
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton 8,958 copies, 204 reviews2012-10
The Island of Dr. Moreau by H. G. Wells 6,614 copies, 167 reviews2012-10
Kim by Rudyard Kipling 8,262 copies, 190 reviews2012-10
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne 7,242 copies, 109 reviews2012-10
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen 20,656 copies, 345 reviews2012-10
The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens 2,906 copies, 54 reviews2012-10
New Grub Street by George Gissing 1,368 copies, 25 reviews2012-10
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy 17,794 copies, 236 reviews2012-10
Villette by Charlotte Brontë 8,088 copies, 135 reviews2012-10
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens 21,687 copies, 455 reviews2012-11
The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells 9,958 copies, 239 reviews2012-11
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen 19,741 copies, 404 reviews2012-11
Nostromo by Joseph Conrad 4,438 copies, 56 reviews2012-11
Silas Marner by George Eliot 10,385 copies, 151 reviews2012-11
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson 15,835 copies, 306 reviews2012-11
Under the Greenwood Tree by Thomas Hardy 2,097 copies, 30 reviews2012-11
Washington Square by Henry James 4,085 copies, 85 reviews2012-11
Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell 3,806 copies, 80 reviews2012-11
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins 12,024 copies, 323 reviews2012-11
Bleak House by Charles Dickens 12,658 copies, 236 reviews2012-12
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle 13,805 copies, 276 reviews2012-12
Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott 11,880 copies, 115 reviews2012-12
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad 8,407 copies, 108 reviews2012-12
The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens 8,311 copies, 119 reviews2012-12
The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James 10,387 copies, 124 reviews2012-12
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 73,164 copies, 1,380 reviews2012-12
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe 22,382 copies, 306 reviews2012-12
Treasure Island and The Ebb-Tide by Robert Louis Stevens 28 copies2012-12
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë 46,637 copies, 642 reviews2012-12

Expansion of the series after 2012

The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb and Other Cases by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 30 copies2014-09
The Penguin English Library Adventure of Six Napoleons and Other Cases by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 28 copies, 2 reviews2014-09
The Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle 4,584 copies, 158 reviews2014-09
A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle 6,938 copies, 293 reviews2014-09
The Valley of Fear by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 2,725 copies, 71 reviews2014-09
1984 by George Orwell 74,879 copies, 1,208 reviews2018-06
Animal Farm by George Orwell 54,799 copies, 828 reviews2018-06
At the Mountains of Madness by H. P. Lovecraft 1,097 copies, 41 reviews2018-06
The Awakening by Kate Chopin 8,657 copies, 175 reviews2018-06
The Beetle by Richard Marsh 538 copies, 25 reviews2018-06
The Call of the Wild by Jack London 17,694 copies, 304 reviews2018-06
Collected Ghost Stories by M. R. James 2,086 copies, 41 reviews2018-06
The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West 1,749 copies, 47 reviews2018-06
Elizabeth and Her German Garden by Elizabeth von Arnim 989 copies, 47 reviews2018-06
The Garden Party and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield 1,351 copies, 38 reviews2018-06
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald 65,757 copies, 1,089 reviews2018-06
The Great God Pan by Arthur Machen 753 copies, 32 reviews2018-06
A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh 4,136 copies, 89 reviews2018-06
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott 25,256 copies, 404 reviews2018-06
Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf 18,783 copies, 318 reviews2018-06
Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie 16,559 copies, 302 reviews2018-06
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy 7,993 copies, 183 reviews2018-06
Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald 12,014 copies, 177 reviews2018-06
The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan 4,978 copies, 176 reviews2018-06
To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf 16,032 copies, 254 reviews2018-06
Sanditon: Jane Austen's Last Novel Completed by Jane Austen 1,097 copies, 29 reviews2019-09
Emma / Mansfield Park / Northanger Abbey / Persuasion / Pride and Prejudice / Sense and Sensibility / Lady Susan by Jane Austen 5,680 copies, 40 reviews2020-05
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh 11,696 copies, 246 reviews2020-10
The cop and the anthem and other stories by O. Henry 2 copies2020-10
Passing by Nella Larsen 2,249 copies, 80 reviews2020-10

DescriptionsEdit Descriptions

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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