Book List - Penguin Classics: Red

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Penguin Classics: Red Paperback classics in red.
List created by Jennifer G. (jgodbersen) on Nov 7, 2019
List Votes: 1 Books: 14 Contributors: 1 Watchers: 1 List Type: Open
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Little Women (RED) by Louisa May Alcott
Hot-headed, literary tomboy Jo, sweet Beth, responsible Meg and spoiled but worldly Amy are the March sisters. While they may squabble amongst themselves as they grow up in the rigid confines of nineteenth-century Massachusetts society, they will also face hardship and terrible loss, united in...  more

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Wuthering Heights by Unknown Author
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The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad
In the only novel Conrad set in London, "The Secret Agent" communicates a profoundly ironic view of human affairs. The story is woven around an attack on the Greenwich Observatory in 1894 masterminded by Verloc, a Russian spy working for the police, and ostensibly a member of an anarchist group...  more

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Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
How far would you go to escape the real world? The underground man had always felt like an outsider. He doesn't want to be like other people, working in the 'ant-hill' of society. So he decides to withdraw from the world, scrawling a series of darkly sarcastic notes about the torment he is...  more

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Silas Marner: (RED edition) (Penguin Red) by George Eliot
Every day the miserly Silas Marner works, and every night he takes his hoard of gold out from under his floorboards and counts it. Then his fortunes change abruptly. And when an abandoned child, Eppie, finds her way into his home, Silas is given a chance to transform his life forever. Books that...  more

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The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
"The Turn of the Screw" tells the story of a young governess sent to a country house to take charge of two orphans. Unsettled by a sense of intense evil in the house she soon becomes obsessed with the idea that something malevolent is stalking the children in her care. Books can change lives....  more

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Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Pip doesn't expect much from life...His sister makes it clear that her orphaned little brother is nothing but a burden on her. But suddenly things begin to change. Pip's narrow existence is blown apart when he finds an escaped criminal, is summoned to visit a mysterious old woman and meets the...  more

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Sons and Lovers: (RED edition) (Penguin Classics) by D. H. Lawrence
Paul Morel both loves and is repelled by his mother, a good woman who makes up for her poor marriage to a violent, uneducated man by lavishing all her attention on her sons. But as Paul grows up and takes lovers, the feelings between mother and son will produce only terrible conflict between...  more

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Jennifer G. (jgodbersen)
Kidnapped: (RED edition) (Penguin Classics) by Robert Louis Stevenson
Orphaned and penniless, young David Balfour sets out to find his last living relative. But in doing so he will become caught up the greatest and most frightening adventure of his life, involving kidnap, shipwreck, murder and a dramatic flight across the Scottish highlands with the fiery, sword...  more

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Jennifer G. (jgodbersen)
Dracula by Bram Stoker
Count Dracula's castle in Transylvania is a hellish world where night is day, pleasure is pain and the blood of the innocent is priceless. When the unsuspecting Jonathan Harker is summoned there to meet the count, he has no idea of the horrors that await him. Soon an epic battle begins, in which...  more

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Vanity Fair (Penguin Red) by William Thackeray
No one is better equipped in the struggle for wealth than the alluring, resourceful Becky Sharp, who ruthlessly clambers up the social ladder while her sweet, sentimental friend Amelia longs for her worthless soldier lover. As fortunes change, and battles are fought at home and abroad, who will...  more

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Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina seems to have everything - beauty, wealth, popularity and an adored son. But she feels that her life is empty until the moment she encounters the impetuous officer Count Vronsky. Their subsequent affair scandalizes society and family alike, and soon brings jealousy and bitterness...  more

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The House of Mirth: (RED edition) (Penguin Red) by Edith Wharton
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Therese Raquin by Emile Zola
Therese Raquin is bored by her loveless marriage to her sickly cousin, and allows herself to be swept away by lust and excitement when she meets his earthy and sensual friend Laurent. But the animal passion between them will result in a terrible crime - one that will haunt them for ever. Books...  more

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