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Edited: Feb 28, 2008, 5:07pm

Does anyone know whether there is a catalog/list out there of the Penguin Classics books that have gone out of print? I know they issue regularly catalogs of in print publications, but I obviously don't want to want to buy and wade through dozens of these old things to find what I'm looking for.

Or, in lack of that, perhaps we can build one here, ad hoc. Here are a few titles I know of:

- The Exeter Book Riddles
- Philippe De Commynes - Memoirs The Reign of Louis XI
- Richard Rolle - The Fire of Love
- Ovid - The Poems of Exile

Edited: Apr 27, 2008, 11:56pm

Sadly, no, there is no such list, although Penguin has been directly requested for the same many times. You can, however, browse older catalogs available at the British Library in London.

One industrious collector and Penguin Classics forum member, Peter Renshaw, whose collection is mentioned in the Penguin Blog, once made an extensive list to help out those who were curious about out-of-print Penguin Classics. It was posted across several messages in a Penguin Classics (official site) forum.

I am going to repost it here, without his permission (as of the moment), but with, I hope, his eventual approval.

Here is the thread in question. Please note the date - 28 July 2004 - some of the information may be outdated.

P Renshaw - 08:45am Jul 28, 2004:

...Here, as promised, is the first installment of the list of Black Classics titles that have not made the transition to the new livery and are not listed in the current UK stock list available on this site. I have used an asterisk where the volume may still be available from Penguin US.

Against Slavery: An Abolitionist Reader (014043758-4) *

Henry Adams Esther (014044754-7) *

Henry Adams Mont Saint Michel and Chartres (014039054-5) *

Henry Adams The Education of Henry Adams (014044557-9) *

Louisa May Alcott The Inheritance (014043666-9) *

Louisa May Alcott Work (014039091-X) *

Leopoldo Alas La Regenta (014044346-0)

Horatio Alger Ragged Dick and Struggling Upward (014039033-2) *

American Local Color Writing, 1880 - 1920

Ancrene Wisse: Guide for Anchoresses

Matthew Arnold Selected Poems (014042376-1)

Matthew Arnold Selected Prose (014043058-X)

(Lady Sarashina) As I Crossed A Bridge of Dreams (014044282-0)

John Aubrey Brief Lives (014043589-1)

Augustan Critical Writing (014043373-2)

Balzac The Chouans (014044260-X)

Balzac Cesar Birotteau (014044600-1)

Balzac A Murky Business (014044271-5)

William Barnes Selected Poems (014042379-6)

Baudelaire Selected Writings on Art and Literature (014044606-0)

Baudelaire in English (014044644-3)

William Beckford Vathek and Other Stories (014043530-1)

Beowulf (prose translation by David Wright) (014044070-4)

Beowulf: A Glossed Text (014043377-5)

Bernardin de Saint-Pierre Paul and Virginia (014044546-3)

Bhartrihari and Bilhana The Hermit and the Love-Thief (014044584-6)

Bihari The Satasai (014044576-5)

Ambrose Bierce Tales of Soldiers and Civilians and Other Stories (0140437568) *

The Book of Dede Korkut (0140442987)

A Book of English Essays (0140431535)

Charles Brockden Brown Edgar Huntly, or Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker (0140390626)

Charles Brockden Brown Wieland and Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist (0140390790)

George Douglas Brown The House with Green Shutters (0140432183) (also appeared as 20th Century Classic

William Hill Brown The Power of Sympathy (0140434682) *

Sir Thomas Browne The Major Works (0140431098)

Robert Browning The Poems Volume 1 (0140422595) (Note: Volume 2 was never released, although both volumes have made a recent appearance in the forward lists on Amazon.)

Robert Browning The Ring and the Book (0140422943)

George Washington Cable The Grandissimes (0140433228)

Luis Vaz de Camoes The Lusiads (0140440267)

Selections from the Carmina Burana (0140444408)

Thomas Carlyle Selected Writings (0140430652)

Cassius Dio The Roman Empire: The Reign of Augustus (0140444483)

Catullus in English (0140424156) - it seems that many of this fascinating series have been lost in the transition

Owen Chase and Thomas Nickerson The Loss of the Ship Essex , Sunk by a Whale (0140437967) *

Charles W Chesnutt Conjure Tales and Stories of the Color Line (0141185023) *

Chinese Love Poetry - New Songs from a Jade Terrace (0140446508)

Kate Chopin The Awakening and Selected Stories (0140390227) *

Kate Chopin Bayou Folk and A Night in Acadie (0140436812) *

Kate Chopin A Vocation and A Voice - Stories (0140390782) *

John Clare The Parish - A Satire (0140432426)

Marcus Clarke His Natural Life (0140430512) - one of the few Australian works in the Black Classics: I certainly want to see this one back!

The Classic of Mountains and Seas (0140447199)

Arthur Hugh Clough Selected Poems (0140423745)

Colonial American Travel Narratives (014039088X)

William Congreve The Comedies of William Congreve (0140432310)

James Fennimore Cooper The American Democrat (0140390685)

James Fennimore Cooper The Pathfinder (0140390715)

James Fennimore Cooper The Deerslayer (0140390618)

James Fennimore Cooper The Spy (0140436286)

George Crabbe Selected Poems (01400423656)

J Hector St John de Crevecoeur Letters from an American Farmer and Sketches of Eighteenth-Century America (0140390065)

Quobna Ottabah Cugoano Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil of Slavery (0140447504) *

Richard Henry Dana Jr Two Years Before the Mast (0140390081)

Alphonse Daudet Letters From My Windmill (0140443347)

Machado de Assis Dom Casmurro (0140446125)

Marquis de Custine Letters From Russia (014044548X)

Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz Poems, Protest and a Dream - Selected Writings (0140447032) *

Eca de Queiros The Maias (014044694X)

Thomas de Quincey Recollections of the Lakes and the Lake Poets (0140430563)

Daniel Defoe A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain (0140430660)

Daniel Defoe The True-Born Englishman and Other Writings (0140435727)

John W De Forest Miss Ravenal's Conversion from Secession to Loyalty (0140437576) *

Denis Diderot Selected Writings on Art and Literature (0140445889)

Benjamin Disraeli Coningsby (0140431926)

Benjamin Disraeli Sybil (0140431349)

(the deletion of the above raises the question - why did Penguin never issue Tancred the third of the Young England Trilogy?)

Divine Right and Democracy - An anthology of Political Writing in Stuart England (0140432507)

John Donne Selected Prose (0140432396)

Fyodor Dostoyevsky Uncle's Dream and Other Stories (0140445188)

Fyodor Dostoyevsky The Village of Stepanchikovo (0140446583)

John Dryden (translator) Virgil's Aeneid (0140446273)

George Du Maurier Trilby (0140434038)

The Earliest English Poems (0140445943)

Early American Drama (0140435883) *

Early American Writing (0140390871)

Maria Edgeworth The Absentee (0140436456)

Maria Edgeworth Ormond (0140436448)

Eighteenth-Century English Verse (0140421696)

George Eliot Selected Essays, Poems and Other Writings (0140431489)

Elizabethan Verse (0140420835)

Friedrich Engels The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State (0140444653)

The Exeter Book Riddles (0140433678)

Ferdowsi The Legend of Seyavash (0140445668)

Fanny Fern Ruth Hall - A Domestic Tale of the Present Time (0140436405) *

Henry Fielding Amelia (0140432299)

Henry Fielding Jonathan Wild (0140431519)

Henry Fielding The Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon (0140434879)

Five Italian Renaissance Comedies (014044338X)

Gustav Flaubert Selected Letters (0140446079)

Gustave Flaubert The Temptation of St Anthony (0140444106)

Gustave Flaubert Bouvard and Pecuchet (with the Dictionary of Received Ideas) (0140443207)

Theodore Fontane Two Novellas (The Woman Taken in Adultery; The Poggenpuhl Family) (0140435247)

John Ford Three Plays (0140430598)

The Forest of Thieves and The Magic Garden - An Anthology of Medieval Jain Stories (0140437223)

Four Jacobean City Comedies (0140431012)

Four Tudor Comedies (0140436634 / 014143922X

George Fox The Journal (0140433996)

Harold Frederic The Damnation of Theron Ware (0140390251)

Mary Wilkins Freeman A New England Nun and Other Stories (0140437398) *

Benito Perez Galdos Fortunata and Jacinta - Two Stories of Married Women (0140433058)

German Idealist Philosophy (0140446605)

Edward Gibbon Memoirs of My Life (0140432175)

Ellen Glasgow Virginia (0140390723)

William Godwin Enquiry Concerning Political Justice (0140400303)

Goethe / Tieck / Fouque / Brentano Romantic Fairy Tales (0140447326)

Carlo Goldoni The Venetian Twins / The Artful Widow / Mirandolina / The Superior Residence (0140442049)

Maxim Gorky My Apprenticeship (014044291X) (also appeared as Modern Classic, but missing there too - this goes for the following two titles as well)

Maxim Gorky Fragments From My Diary (014044467X)

Maxim Gorky My Universities (0140443029)

Richard Gough The History of Myddle (0140433147)

The Government Inspector and Other Russian Plays (014044579X)

The Greek Alexander Romance 90140445609)

The Greek Anthology (0140442855)

Greek Literature - An Anthology (0140443231)

Greek Political Oratory (0140442235)

Francis Guizot The History of Civilization in Europe (0140446656)

Richard Hakluyt Voyages and Discoveries (0140430733)

Joel Chandler Harris Uncle Remus - His Songs and His Sayings (0140390146) (although Penguin US have released Nights With Uncle Remus as a new Black Classic)

Bret Harte The Luck of the Roaring Camp and Other Writings (014043917X) *

Nathaniel Hawthorne The Marble Faun (0140390774)

Lafcadio Hearn Writings From Japan - an Anthology (0140434631)

Johann Peter Hebel The Treasure Chest (0140446397 / 0140448497)

Heinrich Heine Selected Prose (0140445552)

Heinrich Heine Selected Verse (0140420983)

Robert Henryson The Testament of Cresseid and Other Poems

Robert Henryson / William Dunbar Selected Poems (014042248X)

Thomas Wentworth Higginson Army Life in a Black Regiment and Other Writings (0140436219)

Walter Hilton The Ladder of Perfection (0140445110)

Homer in English (0140446214)

Horace in English (0140423877) (I am very sorry that it appears this series of books is not being reissued - the concept of uniting English translators of particular authors across a number of centuries makes for fascinating comparisons and insights)

William Dean Howells A Modern Instance (0140390278)

Saint Ignatius of Loyola Personal Writings (0140433856)

Gilbert Imlay The Emigrants (0140436723) *

Elizabeth Inchbald A Simple Story (0140434739)

Apr 27, 2008, 11:59pm

Thomas Jefferson Notes on the State of Virginia (0140436677) * (actually, this one may not have been released at all in the UK)

Sarah Orne Jewett The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories (0140434763)

Samuel Johnson Selected Writings ed. Cruttwell (0140430334) (partially replaced by the Selected Essays released in 2003)

Samuel Johnson The Complete English Poems (014042296X)

Juvenal in English (0140446567)

Kalidasa The Loom of Time (0140445382)

King Arthur's Death - Morte Arthure and Le Morte Arthur trans. Stone (0140444459)

Jean de La Fontaine Selected Fables (0140443762)

Jules Laforgue Selected Poems (014043626X)

Charles Lamb Selected Prose (0140432388) (we definitely need to see this one back!)

Late Medieval English Lyrics and Carols 1400 - 1530 (0140435662)

Latin Literature - An Anthology (ed. Grant) (0140443894)

Nikolai Leskov Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk and Other Stories (0140444912)

Sheridan Le Fanu Uncle Silas (0140437460)

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg Aphorisms (0140445196)

John Locke Political Writings (0140433104)

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Selected Poems (0140390642)

Thomas Malthus An Essay on the Principle of Population (014043206X)

Bernard Mandeville The Fable of the Bees (0140445412)

Delarivier Manley The New Atalantis (0140433708)

Christopher Marlowe The Complete Poems and Translations (0140422676)

Jose Marti Selected Writings (0142437042) - actually, probably not released in the UK and is still available in the US

Martial The Epigrams (0140443509)

Martial in English (0140423893)

Karl Marx Political Writings Vol 1: The Revolutions of 1848 (0140445714)

Karl Marx Political Writings Vol 2:Surveys From Exile (0140445722)

Karl Marx Political Writings Vol 3: The First International and After (0140445730)

Medieval English Lyrics 1200 - 1400 (0140434437)

George Meredith The Egoist (0140430342)

George Meredith The Ordeal of Richard Feverel (0140434836)

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Selected Letters (0140434909)

Karl Philipp Moritz Anton Reiser - A Psychological Novel (0140446095)

New Songs From a Jade Terrace - an Anthology of Early Chinese Love Poetry (0140444872)

Nineteenth-Century American Poetry (ed Spengemann) (0140435875) *

Dorothy Osborne Letters to Sir William Temple (0140432655)

Ovid Ovid's Metamorphoses trans. Arthur Golding (0140422307)

Ovid in English (0140446699)

Robert Owen A New View of Society and Other Writings (0140433481)

The Owl and the Nightingale / Cleanness / St Erkenwald (0140442456)

Francis Turner Palgrave The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language (0140423648)

Blaise Pascal The Provincial Letters (0140441964)

Walter Pater Marius the Epicurean (0140432361)

Pausanias Guide to Greece: Volume 2 - Southern Greece (014044226X) - interesting in that Vol 1 is still listed, and this IS an Olympic year!

Thomas Love Peacock Nightmare Abbey / Crotchet Castle (0140430458)

The Penguin Book of French Poetry 1820 - 1950 ed Rees (0140423850)

The Penguin Book of Renaissance Verse 1509 - 1659 (Norbrook) (014042346X)

The Penguin Book of Restoration Verse (ed Love) (0140424075)

The Penguin Book of Victorian Verse (ed Karlin) (0140445781)

Pindar The Odes (014044209X)

Plato Philebus (0140443959)

Edgar Allan Poe Comedies and Satires (0140390553)

The Poem of the Cid (0140444467)

Poems of Heaven and Hell From Ancient Mesopotamia (0140442499)

Poems of the Late T'ang (0140441573)

Poems From the Sanskrit (0140441980 / 0140448330)

Poetry of the 1890's (0140436391)

The Iliad of Homer (trans. Alexander Pope) (0140445048)

Propertius The Poems (0140444645)

The Psalms (0140443193)

The Psalms in English (0140446184)

Jean Racine Andromache / Britannicus / Berenice (0140441956)

Sir Walter Ralegh Selected Writings (0140432574)

Isabella Whitney, Mary Sidney and Aemilia Lanyer Renaissance Women Poets (0140424091)

Sir Joshua Reynolds Discourses (0140432787)

Henry Handel Richardson The Getting of Wisdom (0140436197) - another one (along with the next) I hope Penguin Australia will reissue in the new livery

Henry Handel Richardson The Fortunes of Richard Mahony (014043710X)

Jacob A Riis How the Other Half Lives (0140436790) *

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester The Complete Works (0140423621)

Richard Rolle The Fire of Love (0140442561)

Roman Poets of the Early Empire (0140445447)

The Romantics on Shakespeare (0140436480)

Jean-Jacques Rousseau Emile or On Education (0140445633)

Susanna Rowson Charlotte Temple and Lucy Temple (0140390804)

John Ruskin Selected Writings (0140433554) - partly replaced by Unto this Last and Other Writings but this one is interesting in that it was edited and introduced by Kenneth Clark, of Civilisation fame.

Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin The Golovlyov Family (0140444904)

Ignatius Sancho Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African (0140436375) *

Sagas of Warrior-Poets (ed. Whaley) (0140447717)

George Sand Lettres d'un Voyageur (0140444114)

Domingo F Sarmiento Facundo or, Civilization and Barbarism (0140436774) *

Friedrich Schiller Mary Stuart (0140447113)

Friedrich Schiller The Robbers and Wallenstein (0140443681)

Sir Walter Scott The Antiquary (0140436529)

Sir Walter Scott The Bride of Lammermoor (0140436561)

Sir Walter Scott The Heart of Mid-Lothian (0140431292)

Sir Walter Scott The Tale of Old Mortality (0140436537)

Sir Walter Scott Redgauntlet (0140436553)

Catharine Maria Sedgwick Hope Leslie or, Early Times in the Massachusetts (0140436766)

Selected Poems of Abraham Cowley, Edmund Waller and John Oldham (0140424040)

Selected Poems of Thomas Gray, Charles Churchill and William Cowper (0140424016)

Selected Poems of Hood, Praed and Beddoes (0140436006)

Seneca in English (0140446672)

William Shakespeare The Narrative Poems (0140436839)

William Shakespeare Three Roman Plays (0140434615)

William Shakespeare Four Histories (014043450X)

George Bernard Shaw Major Critical Essays (0140432612)

William Tecumseh Sherman Memoirs (0140437983) *

Sir Philip Sidney Selected Poems (0140423788)

John Skelton The Complete English Poems (0140422331)

Christopher Smart Selected Poems (0140423672)

Tobias Smollett The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom (0140433074)

Tobias Smollett The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves (0140433066)

Tobias Smollett Roderick Random (0140433325)

Somadeva Tales From the Kathasaritsagara (0140446982)

Six Yuan Plays (0140442626)

Edmund Spenser The Shorter Poems (0140434453)

Richard Steele and Joseph Addison Selections from the Tatler and the Spectator (0140432981)

Stendhal The Life of Henry Brulard (0140446117)

Stendhal Lucien Leuwen (0140445250)

Robert Louis Stevenson In the South Seas (0140434364)

Robert Louis Stevenson Weir of Hermiston and Other Stories (0140431381)

Adalbert Stifter Brigitta and Other Tales (0140446303)

Elizabeth Stoddart The Morgesons (0140436510) * - may not have been released in the UK

Harriet Beecher Stowe The Minister's Wooing (0140437029) *

Harriet Beecher Stowe Dred - A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp (0140439048) *

August Strindberg By the Open Sea (0140444882)

August Strindberg Inferno / From an Occult Diary (0140443649)

Jonathan Swift Selected Poems (014042377X)

Algernon Charles Swinburne Poems and Ballads & Atalanta in Calydon (0140422501)

William Makepeace Thackeray The History of Henry Esmond (0140430490)

William Makepeace Thackeray The History of Pendennis (0140430768)

William Makepeace Thackeray The Newcomes (014043481X)

Theocritus The Idylls (0140445234)

Henry David Thoreau A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (0140434429) *

Henry David Thoreau A Year in Thoreau's Journal: 1851 (0140390855) *

Three Elizabethan Domestic Tragedies (0140430393)

Tiruvalluvar The Kural (0140445838)

Thomas Traherne Selected Poems and Prose (0140445439)

Anthony Trollope An Autobiography (0140434054)

Anthony Trollope Rachel Ray (0140434100)

Anthony Trollope North America (0140430385)

Ivan Turgenev A Month in the Country (014044436X)

Ivan Turgenev On the Eve (0140440097)

Ivan Turgenev Rudin (0140443045)

Mark Twain Tom Sawyer Abroad / Tom Sawyer, Detective 9014043383X)

Mark Twain Tales, Speeches, Essays and Sketches (0140434178)

Two Tudor Tragedies (0140445315)

Sir John Vanbrugh Four Comedies (0140432760)

Henry Vaughan The Complete Poems (0140422080)

Victorian Verse (0140421106)

Alfred de Vigny Servitude and Grandeur of Arms (014044663X)

Francois Villon Selected Poems (0140422188)

Virgil in English (0140423869)

Visnu Sarma The Pancatantra (014044596X)

Wolfram von Eschenbach Willehalm (0140443991)

Wang Wei Poems (0140442960)

Booker T Washington Up from Slavery (0140390510) *

Four Stories by American Women (0140390766)

Phyllis Wheatley Complete Writings (014042430X) * - may not have been released in the UK

Owen Wister The Virginian (0140390650)

Women's Indian Captivity Narratives (0140436715) *

William Wordsworth Complete Poems Volume 1 (0140422110)

William Wordsworth Complete Poems Volume 2 (0140422129)

William Wordsworth Selected Prose (0140432922)

Dorothy and William Wordsworth Home at Grasmere (0140421365)

Wu Ch'eng-En Monkey (0140441115)

Sir Thomas Wyatt The Complete Poems (0140422277)

Xenophon Heiro the Tyrant and Other Treatises (0140446826)

The Songs of the South - An Ancient Chinese Anthology of Poems (0140443754)

Edited: Apr 28, 2008, 12:02am

There is an article, "Print Up A Book, While You Wait" about future bookstore venture by James Norman.


Apr 28, 2008, 12:04am

Please note the last lists are of the older black with top-edge color Penguin Classics titles (i.e. 1986 on) that (at the time, at least) did not make the transition to the newer black with white and orange trimming Penguin Classics (i.e. 2003 on). Peter continued with a list of the green '20th Century Classics' titles that had not yet made the transition to the newer, silver 'Modern Classics' series. Once again, here is the post.

L Frank Baum The Wonderful World of Oz (0141180854) (possibly still available in the US)

Samuel Beckett The Expelled and Other Novellas (0140180117) (cheating a bit, because this has been reissued under the title First Love and Other Novellas)

Sybille Bedford Jigsaw: An Unsentimental Education (0141181664)

Saul Bellow More Die of Heartbreak (0140188819) (I hope this will be reissued in tribute to this fine writer who passed away yesterday. Penguin US are slowly issuing the Bellow canon as Black Classics.)

Saul Bellow Mosby's Memoirs and Other Stories (0140189459)

Saul Bellow To Jerusalem and Back: A Personal Account (0141180757)

Saul Bellow The Dean's December (0140189130)

Saul Bellow Him with His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories (0141180234)

Andre Bely Petersburg (two different translations: Maguire and Malmstad 0140180133 and the much newer David McDuff 0140186964)

Stephen Vincent Benet The Devil and Daniel Webster and Other Writings (0140437401)

Arnold Bennett The Grand Babylon Hotel (0140180192)

Arnold Bennett The Grim Smile of the Five Towns (0140180214)

Arnold Bennett Clayhanger (0140182691)

Arnold Bennett The Card (0140180176)

Arnold Bennett Riceyman Steps (0140182594)

Thomas Bernhard Extinction (0140186824)

Algernon Blackwood Ancient Sorceries and Other Weird Stories (0142180157) (still available in the US)

Heinrich Boll Billiards at Half-past Nine (0140187243) (still available in the US)

Heinrich Boll The Clown (014018726X) (still available in the US)

Heinrich Boll The Lost Honor of Katarina Blum (0140187286) (still available in the US)

Heinrich Boll Group Portrait with Lady (0140187278)

Heinrich Boll Children are Civilians Too (0140187251)

Jorge Luis Borges Penguin issued the older di Giovanni translations of Borges ( Universal History of Infamy 0140180338 Doctor Brodie's Report 0140180273 The Book of Imaginary Beings 0140180230 The Book of Sand 0140180257 Labyrinths 014018029X ) but these titles have been superseded by the new (and I think, better) translations by Andrew Hurley in Modern Classics

Jorge Luis Borges Selected Poems 1923 - 1967 (0140180311)

Elizabeth Bowen The Hotel (0140183027)

Elizabeth Bowen The Last September (0140183043)

Elizabeth Bowen Friends and Relations (0140182993)

Elizabeth Bowen To the North (014018306X)

Elizabeth Bowen The House in Paris (0140183035)

Elizabeth Bowen The Death of the Heart (0140183000)

Elizabeth Bowen The Heat of the Day (0140183019)

Elizabeth Bowen A World of Love (0140182969)

Elizabeth Bowen The Little Girls (0140183051)

Elizabeth Bowen Eva Trout (0140182985)

Elizabeth Bowen The Collected Stories of Elizabeth Bowen (0140182977)

Martin Boyd The Cardboard Crown (0140187553)

Martin Boyd A Difficult Young Man (0140187618)

Martin Boyd Outbreak of Love (0140187626)

Martin Boyd When Blackbirds Sing (0140187634)

Bertold Brecht Three Parables for the Theatre (0140180354)

Bertold Brecht Threepenny Novel (0140180370)

Anthony Burgess Earthly Powers (0140188991)

Anthony Burgess The Complete Enderby (0140188738)

Ivan Bunin The Gentleman from San Francisco and Other Stories (0140185526) (still available in the US)

George Douglas Brown The House with the Green Shutters (0140182780) (also published as Black Classic, but neither now available)

Joseph Brodsky To Urania - Selected Poems 1965 - 1985 (0181180129)

Joseph Brodsky Less Than One - Selected Essays (0141180110)

Vera Brittain Testament of Youth (0140188444) (soon to be reissued as Black Classic in the US with new introdution)

Abraham Cahan The Rise of David Levinsky (0140186875) (still available in US)

Albert Camus Caligula and Other Plays (0140086285)

Albert Camus Selected Essays and Notebooks (0140180249)

Albert Camus Youthful Writings (0140180265)

Elias Canetti Crowds and Power (0140184309)

Karel Capek War with the Newts (0141180951)

Rachel Carson The Edge of the Sea (014027300X)

Joyce Cary The Horse's Mouth (0140184813)

Rosario Castellanos The Book of Lamentations (014118003X) (still available in US)

Willa Cather Coming, Aphrodite! and Other Stories (0141181567) (still available in US)

'Cato' Guilty Men (0141180986)

Blaise Cendars Moravagine (0140186360)

Charles W Chesnutt The House Behind the Cedars (0140186859) (still available in US)

Charles W Chesnutt The Marrow of Tradition (0140186867) (still available in US)

G K Chesterton The Napoleon of Notting Hill (0140183892)

G K Chesterton The Club of Queer Trades (0140183876)

Austin Clarke Selected Poems (0140186492)

Hugo Claus The Sorrow of Belgium (0140188010)

Jean Cocteau Les Enfant Terribles (0140180281)

Albert Cohen Belle du Seigneur (0140188711)

Colette The Claudine Novels (0140183221)

Colette The Collected Stories of Colette (0140183183)

Colette Chance Acquaintances and Julie de Carneilhan (0140100326)

Colette Cheri and The Last of Cheri (0140183175)

Colette Gigi and The Cat (0140183191)

Colette The Innocent Libertine (014018323X)

Colette My Mother's House and Sido (0140183205)

Colette The Other One (0140093788)

Colette The Pure and the Impure (01400183248)

Colette Ripening Seed (0140183213)

Colette The Vagabond (0140183256)

John Stewart Collis The Worm Forgives the Plough (014018645X)

Ivy Compton-Burnett A First Omnibus ( A Family and a Fortune, Parents and Children, A God and His Gifts ) (014018662X) (a Second Omnibus was never forthcoming)

Ivy Compton-Burnett The Present and the Past (0140183264 or 014118129X, the latter with an introduction by Philip Hensher)

Joseph Conrad Almayer's Folly (0140180303)

Joseph Conrad An Outcast of the Islands (014018032X)

Joseph Conrad A Personal Record and The Mirror of the Sea (0140189661)

Joseph Conrad The Rescue (0140180346)

Joseph Conrad Tales of Unrest (0140180362)

Joseph Conrad 'Twixt Land and Sea (A Smile of Fortune; The Secret Sharer; Freya of the Seven Isles (0140183922)

Joseph Conrad Within the Tides (0140180656)

Malcolm Cowley Exile's Return: A Literary Odyssey of the 1920's (0140187766) (still in print in US)

Simone de Beauvoir Adieux: A Farewell to Sartre (0140183280)

Simone de Beauvoir All Said and Done (0140183299)

Simone de Beauvoir The Blood of Others (0140183337)

Simone de Beauvoir The Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter (0140183310)

Simone de Beauvoir The Prime of Life (0140183345)

Simone de Beauvoir Old Age (0140183329)

Simone de Beauvoir A Very Easy Death (0140183272)

Henri de Montherlant Chaos and Night (0140107088)

Antoine de Saint-Exupery The Little Prince and Letter to a Hostage (0140188029 or with colour illustrations 0141180927) (this one puzzles me - with the other Saint-Exupery books still on the list I am surprised his most popular work no longer appears in the UK catalogue - Sysop: is this a mistake in the catalogue??)

Nigel Dennis Cards of Identity (0141181214)

Apr 28, 2008, 12:11am

Isak Dinesen Ehrengard (0140180745)

Isak Dinesen Shadows on the Grass (0140180435)

Theodore Dreiser Jennie Gerhardt (0140187103)

Ralph Ellison Flying Home and Other Stories (0141180609)

Willem Elsschot Villa des Roses (0140184279)

Richard Farina Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me (0140189300) (still available in the US)

William Faulkner The Collected Stories of William Faulkner (0140183639)

F Scott Fitzgerald Bernice Bobs Her Hair (0140180621)

F Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald Bits of Paradise (0140180648)

F Scott Fitzgerald The Crack-Up (0140180605)

F Scott Fitzgerald The Diamond as Big as the Ritz and Other Stories (0140180591)

F Scott Fitzgerald Jazz Age Stories (014118048X)

F Scott Fitzgerald A Life in Letters (0141181125)

F Scott Fitzgerald The Lost Decade and Other Stories (014018063X)

F Scott Fitzgerald The Pat Hobby Stories (0140180613)

E M Forster The Life to Come and Other Stories (0140180842)

E M Forster The Prince's Tale and Other Uncollected Writings (0141181702)

Sigmund Freud / C G Jung The Freud / Jung Letters (0140184449)

Robert Frost Selected Poems (0140184066) (a 20th Century Classics edition of Frost's Early Poems is available in the US)

John Galsworthy On Forsyte 'Change (0140185054)

Hamlin Garland A Son of the Middle Border (0140187960)

William H Gass Omensetter's Luck (0141180102) (still available in the US)

Jean Genet Miracle of the Rose (0140180540)

Jean Genet The Thief's Journal (0140180893)

Lewis Grassic Gibbon A Scots Quair (Sunset Song / Cloud Howe / Grey Granite) (0140180915) (listed as for reissue in 2015!)

Andre Gide Journals 1889 - 1949 (0140182616)

Andre Gide Fruits of the Earth (0140180958)

Andre Gide If It Die... (0140180400)

Andre Gide The Vatican Cellars (0140180486)

Allen Ginsberg Death and Fame: Last Poems (0141181842) (not strictly a 20th Century Classic despite the series ISBN - usually filed under Penguin Poetry)

Vladimir Mayakovsky, Isaac Babel, Yevgeny Schwartz The Golden Age of Soviet Theatre (0140184074)

Witold Gombrowicz Pornografia (0140184589)

Maxim Gorky The Life of a Useless Man (0140183620)

Maxim Gorky My Apprenticeship (0140182845) (how would Donald Trump say 'you're fired' in Russian!?)

Maxim Gorky My Universities (0140182861)

Maxim Gorky Fragments from My Diary (0140182837)

Robert Graves Collected Short Stories (0140184848)

Robert Graves Selected Poems (014018483X) (replaced by a Silver spined volume of the Complete Poems)

Henry Green Nothing / Doting / Blindness (0140186921) (US published but out of print)

Henry Green Pack My Bag: A Self-Portrait (0140187936) (US published but out of print)

Note: for the following Graham Greene titles, Penguin US retain the rights to many of them and is reissuing them as Black Classics or Penguin Deluxe Editions). However, in the UK all these have disappeared.

Graham Greene Brighton Rock (0140184929) (still available in the US)

Graham Greene A Burnt-Out Case (0140185399) (still available in the US)

Graham Greene The Captain and the Enemy (014018855X) (still available in the US)

Graham Greene Collected Essays (0140185763)

Graham Greene Collected Plays (014018614X)

Graham Greene Collected Short Stories (014018612-3) (still available in the US)

...(# means still available in US):

Graham Greene The Comedians (0140184945) # (now released as Black Classic in US 0143039199)

Graham Greene The Confidential Agent (0140185380)

Graham Greene Doctor Fischer of Geneva or The Bomb Party (0140185283)

Graham Greene The End of the Affair (0140184953) # (also Penguin Deluxe Edition)

Graham Greene England Made Me (0140185518) #

Graham Greene Getting to Know the General (0140185771)

Graham Greene A Gun for Sale (0140185402) #

Graham Greene The Heart of the Matter (0140184961) # (also Penguin Deluxe Edition)

Graham Greene The Honorary Consul (014018497X)

Graham Greene The Human Factor (0140184988)

Graham Greene Journey Without Maps (0140185798) #

Graham Greene In Search of a Character (014018578X)

Graham Greene It's a Battlefield (0140185410)

Graham Greene The Last Word and Other Stories (0141181575) #

Graham Greene The Lawless Roads (0140185801) #

Graham Greene Loser Takes All (0140185429) #

Graham Greene The Man Within (0140185305) #

Graham Greene May We Borrow Your Husband? and Other Comedies of the Sexual Life (0140185372)

Graham Greene The Ministry of Fear (0140185364) #

Graham Greene Monsignor Quixote (0140185356)

Graham Greene Our Man in Havana (0140184937)

Graham Greene The Power and the Glory (0140184996) (now published as Black Classic in US - 0142437301)

Graham Greene The Quiet American (0140185003) # (also Penguin Deluxe Edition)

Graham Greene A Sort of Life (0140185755)

Graham Greene Stamboul Train (0140185321) # (also published in the US as a Penguin Deluxe Classic under its American name, Orient Express 0142437913)

Graham Greene The Tenth Man (0140185291)

Graham Greene The Third Man and The Fallen Idol (014018533X) #

Graham Greene Travels With My Aunt (0140185011) # (also Penguin Deluxe Edition)

Graham Greene Twenty-One Stories (0140185348) #

Graham Greene Ways of Escape (0140185348)

Walter Greenwood Love on the Dole (0140183353)

Lady Gregory Selected Writings (0140189556)

Zane Grey Riders of the Purple Sage (0140184406) (still available in US)

Patrick Hamilton The Gorse Trilogy (The West Pier; Mr Stimpson and Mr Gorse; Unknown Assailant) (0140186093)

Patrick Hamilton The Slaves of Solitude (0141181648)

James Hanley Boy (0140184902) (from personal experience, this is one of the hardest to locate of the Green 20th Century Classics - the print run must have been relatively small)

James Hanley The Furys (0140185070)

L P Hartley The Hireling (0140183108)

John Hawkes The Lime Twig / Second Skin / Travesty (0140189823) (this one was only published in the US and Canada, and is no longer in the catalogue)

O Henry Cabbages and Kings (0140186891)

Herman Hesse Gertrude (0140180508)

Herman Hesse Narziss and Goldmund (0140180990)

Herman Hesse Camenzind (0140181008)

Herman Hesse The Prodigy (0140181016)

Herman Hesse Strange News from Another Star and Other Stories (0140181032)

A E Houseman Collected Poems and Selected Prose (0140182713)

Elspeth Huxley Red Strangers (0141182059)

Ionesco / Adamov / Arrabal / Albee Absurd Drama (Amedee or How to Get Rid of It / Professor Taranne / The Two Executioners / The Zoo Story (0140184155)

James Weldon Johnson Along This Way (0140184015)

James Weldon Johnson The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man (0140184023) (still available in the US)

James Weldon Johnson God's Trombones (0140184031) (still available in the US)

James Weldon Johnson St Peter Relates an Incident (0140186840) (still available in the US)

Allen Ginsberg Collected Poems 1947 - 1985 (0140188436)

James Joyce Ulysses (Corrected Text) (0140181059) (the infamous Gabler edition)

Franz Kafka Collected Short Stories (0140182802) (this one is still missing from my collection - I do have the old orange / white spined edition - if any of you sees the green spined edition in a second-hand store let me know!)

Franz Kafka Collected Novels of Franz Kafka (0140182810) (this edition is now published by Vintage)

Franz Kafka The Transformation ('Metamorphosis') and Other Stories (0140184783) (there is another translation of Metamorphosis also published in Penguin Classics)

Franz Kafka The Diaries of Franz Kafka 1910 - 1923 (0140180087)

Franz Kafka Letters to Felice (plus Canetti's Kafka's Other Trial ) (0140181105)

Franz Kafka Letters to Milena (0140181113)

Yasunari Kawabata Beauty and Sadness (0140180524)

Yasunari Kawabata The Master of Go (0140181172)

Yasunari Kawabata Snow Country and Thousand Cranes (0140181180)

Rudyard Kipling The Day's Work (0140184090)

Rudyard Kipling Debits and Credits (0140185100)

Rudyard Kipling A Diversity of Creatures (0140186948)

Rudyard Kipling The Light That Failed (0140185127)

Rudyard Kipling Limits and Renewals (0140185119)

Rudyard Kipling Puck of Pook's Hill (0140183531)

Rudyard Kipling Rewards and Fairies (0140184376)

Rudyard Kipling (ed. Peter Keating) Selected Poems (0140184775) (replaced with a different selection in PMC)

Rudyard Kipling Short Stories Volume 1 (0140183140)

Rudyard Kipling Short Stories Volume 2 (0140183159)

Rudyard Kipling Soldiers Three and In Black and White (0140182896)

Rudyard Kipling Something of Myself (0140185038)

Rudyard Kipling Traffics and Discoveries (0140183752)

Rudyard Kipling Wee Willie Winkie (0140183809)

Wolfgang Koeppen Death in Rome 90140187901)

Arthur Koestler Arrival and Departure (0140181199)

Arthur Koestler Darkness at Noon (0140181202)

Mary Lavin In a Cafe: Selected Stories (0141180404)

D H Lawrence Aaron's Rod (0140181962 or 0140188142)

D H Lawrence and M L Skinner The Boy in the Bush (0140184465 or 0140188177)

D H Lawrence England, My England (0140181989)

D H Lawrence England, My England and Other Stories (014018791X)

D H Lawrence Fantasia of the Unconscious and Psychoanalysis and the Unconscious (0140181997)

D H Lawrence Kangaroo (0140182012 or 0140189726)

D H Lawrence The First Lady Chatterley (0140182055)

D H Lawrence John Thomas and Lady Jane (0140182004)

D H Lawrence The Lost Girl (0140182063 or 0140188088)

D H Lawrence Love Among the Haystacks and Other Stories (0140182039)

D H Lawrence The Mortal Coil and Other Stories (0140182071)

D H Lawrence Mr Noon (0140189734) (still available in the US)

D H Lawrence The Plumed Serpent (0140182179 or 0140188126)

D H Lawrence The Princess and Other Stories (014018208X)

D H Lawrence St Mawr and The Virgin and the Gypsy (0140182047) (although the Virgin and the Gypsy is available on its own as a Silver Classic)

D H Lawrence St Mawr and Other Stories (0140188150)

D H Lawrence Sea and Sardinia (0141180765) (although included in the volume D H Lawrence and Italy) (this volume is still available in the US)

D H Lawrence Selected Essays (0140183728)

D H Lawrence Selected Letters (0140189505) (only published in US and Canada and now unavailable)

D H Lawrence Sketches of Etruscan Places and Other Italian Essays (0141181052) (although mostly included in volume D H Lawrence and Italy)

D H Lawrence Three Novellas (The Fox; The Ladybird; The Captain's Doll) (0140182136)

D H Lawrence Three Plays 90140182209)

D H Lawrence The Trespasser (0140182101 or 0140188002)

D H Lawrence Twilight in Italy and Other Essays (0140189947)

D H Lawrence The White Peacock (0140182195 or 0140187782)

D H Lawrence The Woman Who Rode Away and Other Stories (0140182128)

T E Lawrence (352087 A/C Ross) The Mint (0140181210)

Laurie Lee Cider With Rosie (0141180579)

Rosamund Lehmann Dusty Answer (0140183361)

Rosamund Lehmann The Echoing Grove (014018337X)

V I Lenin What is to be Done? (0140181261)

Primo Levi The Monkey's Wrench (0140188924) (still available in the US)

Sinclair Lewis Babbitt (0140181237 or 0140189025) (the latter ISBN still available in the US)

Sinclair Lewis Main Street (0140181245 or 0140189017) (the latter ISBN still available in the US)

Wyndham Lewis Tarr (0140182640)

Wyndham Lewis The Apes of God (0140087028)

Jack London The Assassination Bureau, Ltd (0140186778) (still available in the US)

Jack London Northland Stories (0140189963) (still available in the US)

Jack London The Sea-Wolf and Other Stories (0140183574)

Anita Loos Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (0140184872)

Anita Loos But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (0140184880)

Anita Loos Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (0141180692) (Still available in the US)

Frederico Garcia Lorca Five Plays (includes The Billy-Club Puppets, The Shoemaker's Prodigious Wife, Don Perlimplin, Dona Rosita the Spinster, and The Butterfly's Evil Spell) (0140181253)

Hugh MacDiarmid Selected Poems (0140187545)

Compton Mackenzie Sinister Street (0140184759)

Mary McCarthy The Group (0140184554)

Mary McCarthy Memories of a Catholic Girlhood (0140184546)

Carson McCullers Clock Without Hands (0140181318)

Carson McCullers The Mortgaged Heart (0140181342)

Bernard Malamud The Assistant (0140185089)

Bernard Malamud Dubin's Lives (014018760X)

Bernard Malamud The Fixer (0140185151)

Bernard Malamud God's Grace (0140184910)

Bernard Malamud The Natural (0140185194) (my favourite baseball novel!)

Bernard Malamud A New Life (0140186816)

Bernard Malamud The People and Uncollected Stories (0140185062)

Bernard Malamud Selected Stories (0140185097)

Bernard Malamud The Tenants (014018516X)

Andre Malraux Days of Hope (0140182675)

Andre Malraux Man's Estate (0140181369)

Osip Mandelstam The Noise of Time (0140187065) (this was only available in US and Canada, but now out of print)

Heinrich Mann Man of Straw (0140181377)

Thomas Mann Buddenbrooks (0140181385)

Thomas Mann Confessions of Felix Krull, Confidence Man (0140181393)

Thomas Mann Death in Venice (trans. H T Lowe-Porter) (014018354X)

Thomas Mann Death in Venice / Tristan / Tonio Kroger (0140181407)

Thomas Mann Death in Venice and Other Tales (tran. J Neugroschel) (0141181737) (still available in US)

Thomas Mann Doctor Faustus (0140181415)

Thomas Mann The Holy Sinner (0140181423)

Thomas Mann Lotte in Weimar (0140181431)

Thomas Mann The Magic Mountain (014018144X)

Thomas Mann Mario and the Magician and Other Stories (0140183566)

Thomas Mann Selected Stories (trans. David Luke) (0140186786)

Olivia Manning The Levant Trilogy (The Danger Tree / The Battle Lost and Won / The Sum of Things) (0140189122)

Frederic Manning The Middle Parts of Fortune (0140184619) (a great war novel, and by an Australian born writer, no less!)

Katherine Mansfield Bliss and Other Stories (0140181466)

Katherine Mansfield The Garden Party and Other Stories (Intro. W E Williams) (0140181482)

Katherine Mansfield In a German Pension (0140181490)

Katherine Mansfield In a German Pension (Intro. Anne Fernihough) (0140188754)

Katherine Mansfield Something Childish and Other Stories (0140188975)

Katherine Mansfield Letters and Journals (0140181504)

W Somerset Maugham Cakes and Ale (0140185887)

W Somerset Maugham The Magician (014018595X)

W Somerset Maugham The Merry-go-round (0140185968)

W Somerset Maugham The Narrow Corner (0140185984)

W Somerset Maugham The Painted Veil (0140185992)

W Somerset Maugham The Razor's Edge (0140185232)

W Somerset Maugham The Summing Up (014018600X)

W Somerset Maugham A Writer's Notebook (0140186018)

(UK readers please note - most of the Maughams were never released in the UK - however, all of the above have been lost from the US list).

Apr 28, 2008, 12:13am

Francois Mauriac The Desert of Love (0140104054)

Francois Mauriac The Frontenac Mystery (0140181512)

Francois Mauriac The Knot of Vipers (0140181520)

Francois Mauriac Therese (0140181539) (This is out of print in the US but is a Penguin Modern Classic in the UK)

Arthur Miller All My Sons (0141185465) (still available in the US)

Arthur Miller Focus (0140181563)

Arthur Miller Incident at Vichy (0140184007)

Czeslaw Milosz Collected Poems 1931 - 1987 (0141180447)

Yukio Mishima Forbidden Colours (0140181598)

Yukio Mishima Death in Midsummer and Other Stories (014018158X)

Yukio Mishima The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea (0140184163)

Yukio Mishima The Sea of Fertility (0140181601)

Yukio Mishima The Temple of the Golden Pavilion (014018161X)

Yukio Mishima Thirst for Love (0140181628)

Bloke Modisane Blame Me on History (0140184198)

Robert Musil Posthumous Papers of a Living Author (0140189157)

Vladimir Nabokov Details of a Sunset and Other Stories (0140187332)

Vladimir Nabokov The Eye (0140184821)

Vladimir Nabokov Look at the Harlequins (0140181660)

Vladimir Nabokov Mary (0140180737)

Vladimir Nabokov Nabokov's Dozen (0140181679)

Vladimir Nabokov A Russian Beauty and Other Stories (0140106847)

Vladimir Nabokov Transparent Things (0140181717)

Vladimir Nabokov Tyrants Destroyed and Other Stories (0140086250)

Shiva Naipaul The Chip-Chip Gatherers (0140188258)

Shiva Naipaul Fireflies (014018824X)

Shiva Naipaul A Hot Country (0140188347)

Shiva Naipaul A Man of Mystery and Other Stories (0140188355)

V S Naipaul A House for Mr Biswas (0140186042)

R K Narayan The Man-eater of Malgudi (0140185488)

R K Narayan Talkative Man (0140185461)

R K Narayan A Tiger for Malgudi (0140185453)

Pablo Neruda Memoirs (014018628X)

Pablo Neruda Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair (0140186484) (now available as a US Penguin Deluxe Classic)

Anais Nin Journal of a Wife: The Early Diary of Anais Nin 1923 - 1927 (0140186654)

Anais Nin The Early Diary 1927 - 1931 (0140188797)

Anais Nin Children of the Albatross (0140186077)

Anais Nin In Favour of the Sensitive Man (0140184732)

Anais Nin Seduction of the Minotaur (0140186085)

Anais Nin Under a Glass Bell (0140183914)

Anais Nin A Woman Speaks (0140184724)

Frank Norris The Pit: A Story of Chicago (0140187588) (still available in the US)

Sean O'Faolain And Again? (0140086358)

Sean O'Faolain Foreign Affairs and Other Stories (0140183388)

Sean O'Faolain The Heat of the Sun and Other Stories (014018340X)

Sean O'Faolain Midsummer Night Madness and Other Stories (0140183396)

John O'Hara Appointment in Samarra (0141180064)

George Orwell The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters: Volume 1 - An Age Like This 1920 - 1940 (0140187111)

George Orwell The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters: Volume 2 - My Country Right or Left 1940 - 1943 (014018712X)

George Orwell The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters: Volume 3 - As I Please 1943 - 1945 (0140187138)

George Orwell The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters: Volume 4 - In Front of Your Nose 1945 - 1950 (0140187146)

George Orwell Decline of the English Murder and Other Essays (0140182292)

George Orwell Inside the Whale and Other Essays (0140182322)

George Orwell The Lion and the Unicorn: Socialism and the English Genius (0140182373)

George Orwell The War Broadcasts (0140189106)

George Orwell The War Commentaries (0140189092)

Dorothy Parker Complete Stories (0140189394) (still available in the US)

Boris Pasternak The Last Summer (0140183418)

Boris Pasternak Selected Poems (014018466X)

Alan Paton Cry the Beloved Country (0140181733)

Octavio Paz The Labyrinth of Solitude (0140189564)

The Penguin Book of Spanish Civil War Verse (0140186352)

Poetry of the Thirties (0140183701)

Poetry of the Forties (0140183698)

J B Priestley Time and the Conways and Other Plays (0140187820)

V S Pritchett Collected Stories (014018418X) (for collectors this is a very difficult title to locate, or at least it is Down Under)

Marcel Proust Against Sainte-Beauve and Other Essays (0140185259)

Marcel Proust Jean Santeuil (0140185240)

Marcel Proust Remembrance of Things Past (Moncrieff translation) Vol 1 (0140182225)

Marcel Proust Remembrance of Things Past (Moncrieff translation) Vol 2 (0140182233)

Marcel Proust Remembrance of Things Past (Moncrieff translation) Vol 3 (0140182241)

Manuel Puig Heartbreak Tango (0140189971) (only published in US and Canada, and now out of print)

Raymond Queneau Zazie in the Metro (0142180041) (still available in the US)

Jean Rhys Sleep it Off Lady (0140183450)

Jean Rhys Smile Please (0140184058)

Jean Rhys Letters 1931 - 1966 (0140189068)

Jean Rhys Tigers are Better-Looking (0140183469)

Edwin Arlington Robinson Selected Poems (0140189882) (still available in the US)

Daphne Rooke Mittee (0140184317)

Henry Roth Call it Sleep (014018175X)

Damon Runyon On Broadway (0140183612)

Damon Runyon From First to Last (0140183604)

Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti The Letters of Sacco and Vanzetti (0141180269) (still available in the US)

Saki The Complete Saki (0140184201 - with intro by Noel Coward)

Saki The Chronicles of Clovis (0140183493)

Jean-Paul Sartre Altona and Other Plays (0140102175)

Jean-Paul Sartre In Camera and Other Plays (0140181814)

Jean-Paul Sartre Three Plays (Kean / Nakrassov / The Trojan Women) (0140183817)

Arthur Schnitzler Beatrice and Her Son (0141182695)

Andre Schwarz-Bart The Last of the Just (0140182667)

Jorge Semprun The Long Voyage (0141180293) (only published in the US and no longer available)

George Bernard Shaw The Black Girl in Search of God and Some Lesser Tales (014018872X)

George Bernard Shaw The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism, Capitalism, Sovietism and Fascism (0140188657) (interesting fact: this title was the first published in Penguin's now superseded Pelican series back in the 1930's)

Mikhail Sholokhov And Quiet Flows the Don (0140186034)

Isaac Bashevis Singer The Certificate (0140187855)

Isaac Bashevis Singer The Death of Methuselah and Other Stories (0140186980)

Isaac Bashevis Singer Enemies (0140189939)

Isaac Bashevis Singer The Estate (0140186700)

Isaac Bashevis Singer The Family Moskat (0140186697)

Edited: Apr 28, 2008, 12:26am

I dug out some more lists from this thread, also by Peter, that overlap with the lists above. Please note this discussion is even older and dates from March 12, 2001! Here are the titles:

Alarcon 'The Three-Cornered Hat and Other Stories'

Aretino 'Selected Letters'

'Anthology of Japanese Literature'

'Anthology of Chinese Literature'

'Aucassin and Nicolette and Other Tales'

Balzac 'Domestic Peace and Other Stories'

'The Memoirs of Chateaubriand'

'Cicero’s Letters to Atticus'

'Cicero’s Letters to His Friends' (2 volumes) (Editorial note: Penguin has a ‘highlights version of Cicero’s letters only, so there is a lot of material missing).

Della Casa 'Galateo' (Editorial Note: translated by the wonderfully named R. S. Pine-Coffin - have fun with that, Rob!)

'Demosthenes and Aeschines'

Euripides and Sophocles 'Two Satyr Plays' (Cyclops and Ichneutai) (translated by the good friend of C S Lewis, Roger Lancelyn-Green)

Exquemelin 'The Buccaneers of America'

'The Little Flowers of St. Francis'

Perez Galdos 'Miau'

Gautier 'Mademoiselle de Maupin'

'The Four Gospels'

'Greek Pastoral Poetry'

Edmond and Jules de Goncourt 'Germinie Lacerteux'

John Gower 'Confessio Amantis'

Halifax 'The Complete Works'

La Bruyere 'Characters' (how could we overlook the French version of Swift?)

Marivaux 'Up from the Country and other Stories'

'Medieval Latin Lyrics'

Merimee 'Carmen / Colomba' (How could this no longer be in print - everyone knows the opera!)

Philostratus 'The Life of Apollonius'

Rojas 'The Spanish Bawd' (the title is great!)

Saint John of the Cross 'Poems' (did you know about this one, Scott??)

Saint Luke 'The Acts of the Apostles'

'Three French Farces' (Labiche / Sardou / Feydeau)

'Three Sanscrit Plays'

'The Poems of Tibullus'

Zarate 'The Discovery and Conquest of Peru'

S. Y. Agnon - Two Tales

Miguel Angel Asturias - The President

Louis Auchinloss - Portrait in Brownstone

Samuel Beckett - Malone Dies

Max Beerbohm - Zuleika Dobson

Arnold Bennett - The Journals

Elias Canetti - Auto da Fe

Alejo Carpentier - The Kingdom of this World (El reino de este mundo)

Alejo Carpentier - The Lost Steps (Los Pasos Perdidos)

Karel Capek - Apocryphal Stories

Joyce Cary - Mister Johnson

Joyce Cary - Triptych (Herself Surprised; To Be a Pilgrim; The Horses Mouth)

Joyce Cary - The Captive and the Free

Cyril Connolly - Enemies of Promise

Cyril Connolly - The Rock Pool

Ivy Compton-Burnett - The Last and the First

Machado de Assis - Epitaph of a Small Winner (Memorias posthumas de Braz Cubas)

G. V. Desani - All About H. Hatterr

Alfred Dobin - Berlin Alexanderplatz

Keith Douglas - Alamein to Zem Zem

Norman Douglas - South Wind

A. E. Ellis - The Rack

Zelda Fitzgerald - Save Me the Waltz

Ford Maddox Ford - Memories and Impressions

William Faulkner - The Reivers

William Faulkner - The Unvanquished

William Faulkner - Absalom, Absalom!

William Faulkner - As I Lay Dying

William Faulkner - Go Down Moses

William Faulkner - Intruder in the Dust

William Faulkner - Requiem for a Nun

William Faulkner - The Sound and the Fury

William Faulkner - Complete Short Stories

Ivy Compton-Burnett - Parents and Children

Ivy Compton-Burnett - A Family and a Fortune

Ivy Compton-Burnett - A God and His Gifts

E.M. Forster - Collected Short Stories

Max Frisch - Bluebeard (Blaubart)

Max Frisch - Homo Faber

Max Frisch - I’m Not Stiller

William Gerhardie - Futility

William Gerhardie - Of Mortal Love

William Golding - Lord of the Flies

Henry Green - Concluding

‘David Peterley’ - Peterley Harvest: The Private Diary of David Peterley

Ernest Hemingway - For Whom the Bell Tolls

Herman Hesse - The Glass Bead Game

Odon von Horvath - The Age of the Fish

Gladys Huntington - Madame Solario

Richard Hughes - A High Wind in Jamaica

Aldous Huxley - After Many a Summer

Aldous Huxley - Antic Hay

Aldous Huxley - Brave New World

Aldous Huxley - Brief Candle

Aldous Huxley - Eyeless in Gaza

Aldous Huxley - Point Counter Point

Aldous Huxley - Those Barren Leaves

Christopher Isherwood - Goodbye to Berlin

Christopher Isherwood - Mr Norris Changes Trains

Christopher Isherwood - Prater Violet

W. W. Jacobs - The Monkey’s Paw and Other Stories

Henry James - In the Cage and Other Stories

Ernst Junger - On the Marble Cliffs

Franz Kafka - Wedding Preparations in the Country and Other Stories

Franz Kafka - Description of a Struggle and Other Stories

David Karp - One

Alfred Kubin - The Other Side

Rosamunde Lehmann- The Weather in the Streets (1936)

Etienne Leroux-To a Dubious Salvation (Trilogy) (1962 - 69 / 1972)

Primo Levi-If This is a Man / The Truce (1958 / 1963)

Oscar Lewis-The Children of Sanchez (1961)

Oscar Lewis-A Death in the Sanchez Family (1969)

Oscar Lewis-Pedro Martinez (1964)

Wyndham Lewis-The Revenge for Love (1937)

Ludwig Lewisohn-The Case of Mr Crump (1926)

Eric Linklater-Juan in America (1931)

Malcolm Lowry -Dark as the Grave wherein my Friend is Laid (1969)

Malcolm Lowry-October Ferry to Gabriola (1971)

Thomas Mann-Little Herr Friedemann and Other Stories (1961)

Thomas Mann-Joseph and His Brothers (1933 - 43)

Thomas Mann-Royal Highness (1909)

Thomas Mann-The Letters of Thomas Mann 1889 - 1955

Thomas Mann-Selected Stories

Thomas Mann-Mario the Magician and Other Stories (1936)

Thomas Mann-The Magic Mountain (1924)

Thomas Mann-Lotte in Weimar (1939)

Thomas Mann-The Holy Sinner (1951)

Thomas Mann-Doctor Faustus (1947)

Thomas Mann-Confessions of Felix Krull, Confidence Man (1954)

Thomas Mann-Buddenbrooks (1902)

Francois Mauriac - A Woman of the Pharisees (1941)

Francois Mauriac -The Unknown Sea (1939)

Hugh MacDiarmid - The Complete Poems (1979)

R. H. Mottram -The Spanish Farm Trilogy 1914 - 1918 (1927)

Olivia (Dorothy Bussy) - Olivia (1949)

Palinurus (Cyril Connolly) -The Unquiet Grave (1944)

Mervyn Peake - Titus Groan (1946)

Mervyn Peake - Gormenghast (1950)

Mervyn Peake - Titus Alone (1959)

Mervyn Peake - Mr. Pye (1953)

T. F. Powys - Mr. Weston’s Good Wine (1927)

H. F. M. Prescott - The Man on a Donkey (1932)

J. B. Priestley - Angel Pavement (1930)

J. B. Priestley - The Good Companions (1929)

Raymond Radiguet: Devil in the Flesh (1923)

Herbert Read: The Green Child (1935) intro Graham Greene

Fr. Rolfe: Hadrian the Seventh (1904)

J. D. Sallinger: The Catcher in the Rye (1951)

Arthur Schnitzler: Vienna 1900 - Games with Love and Death (1914 - 1926)

Stevie Smith: Novel on Yellow Paper (1936)

Mikhail Sholokov: The Don Flows Home to the Sea (1940)

Mikhail Sholokov: Virgin Soil Upturned (1932)

Mikhail Sholokov: Harvest on the Don (1960)

Lytton Strachey: Elizabeth and Essex (1928)

Julia Strachey: Cheerful Weather for the Wedding / An Integrated Man (1932 / 1951)

Allen Tate: The Fathers (1938)

Lionel Trilling: The Middle of the Journey (1947)

Edward Upward : The Railway Accident and Other Stories (1969) . Giovanni Verga: Mastro-Don Gesualdo (1888 / 1925) trans. D H. Lawrence

Boris Vian: Froth on the Daydream (1947)

Beatrice Webb: My Apprenticeship (1926)

H. G. Wells: The New Machiavelli (1911)

T. H. White: The Goshawk (1951)

Oscar Wilde: Lord Arthur Saville’s Crime and Other Stories (1954)

Thornton Wilder: The Eighth Day (1967)

William Carlos Williams: In the Money (1940)

William Carlos Williams: White Mule (1965)

Thomas Wolfe: Of Time and the River (1935)

Virginia Woolf: A Haunted House and Other Stories (1944)

Richard Wright: Native Son (1940)

Yevgeny Zamyatin: The Dragon and Other Stories (1966)

Arnold Zweig: The Case of Sergeant Grischa (1927)

May 28, 2008, 7:04am

Oh, brilliant! Thanks so much, just saw your message today. What fun it will be to hunt for all these obscure Penguins!