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Fifty new books, celebrating the pioneering spirit of the Penguin Modern Classics series, from inspiring essays to groundbreaking fiction and poetry.

'See my hand up-tipped, learn the secret of my human heart . . . '

Soaring, freewheeling snapshots of life on the road across America, from the Beat writer who inspired a generation.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780241339183

    February 26, 2018

    Peng. Mod. Classics

    RRP $2.50

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Also by Jack Kerouac

On The Road: Popular Penguins
Lonesome Traveler
Maggie Cassidy
The Unknown Kerouac
Jack Kerouac: Visions of Cody, Visions of Gerard, Big Sur: (Library of America #262)
The Haunted Life
Desolation Angels
Doctor Sax
Big Sur
Vanity Of Duluoz
Visions Of Cody
Satori In Paris
The Sea Is My Brother
And The Hippos Were Boiled In Their Tanks
The Dharma Bums (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
The Dharma Bums
The Lonesome Traveller
The Town & The City
On the Road

Recommendations

The Handmaid's Tale
To Kill A Mockingbird
A Gentleman in Moscow
Echo Burning
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time
The Girl on the Train
The Heart's Invisible Furies
Dragonfly In Amber
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
The Golden House
The Bear and The Nightingale
Ready Player One
The Trip of a Lifetime
Breath
On Chesil Beach
Animal Farm
The Light Between Oceans
Sanctuary
A Long Way from Home
The Travelling Cat Chronicles