Discover a new favourite or revisit a much-loved classic. From One Hundred Years of Solitude to The Secret History, these are the world’s most iconic books.
In the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to appease the needs of the Party.
These spiritual reflections of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) show a leader trying to make sense of himself and the universe, and cover diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality and the nature of the gods.
While Joan Lindsay's haunting Australian classic Picnic at Hanging Rock is a work of fiction, the story is often considered one of Australia's greatest mysteries.
Donna Tartt's The Secret History is the original American campus novel. When Richard Papen joins an elite group of clever misfits at his New England college, it seems he can finally become the person he wants to be.
Four books chosen by authors Penelope Lively and Kamila Shamsie to mark the centenary of the first British women receiving the right to vote.
The acclaimed Penguin Monarchs series: short, fresh, expert accounts of England's rulers
The covers, designed by Tom Etherington of Penguin Press, feature the works of abstract expressionist painter Franz Kline.
A special set of 10 hardcover classics, designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith, that innovatively use foil and a special new binding material to create a highly collectible set.
These sumptuous hardback editions designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith were published in 2010 to mark the 70th anniversary of Fitzgerald's death.