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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. 

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