> Skip to content

Iconic books, beautifully designed.

With legendary authors such as Evelyn Waugh, Virginia Woolf and George Orwell included for the first time, the Penguin English Library reflects the best in English-language fiction, from the 18th century to the Second World War. Designed with beautiful patterned covers illustrated and commissioned by British designer and author Coralie Bickford-Smith. 

More Book Lists

ABR Fan Poll Winners Announced

Three Penguin Random House novels honoured among the Australian Book Review’s fan favourites.

Breaking the Shackles

Stories real and imagined about the moral cost of slavery, and its implications on humanity.

Summer Projects

Get active this holiday season with entertaining, educational, practical projects.

Bring the LOLs

Try to keep a straight face – we dare you.

Summer Lovin'

Treat yourself to a summer fling – of the novel kind, of course.

Understanding Us

Books that explain the myriad intricacies of what makes humans human.