Born in a South Africa divided by racism and hatred, little six-year-old Peekay learns that small can beat big. Armed with this knowledge, he resolves to take on the injustices of his country, and sets his heart on becoming the welterweight champion of the world.
Young David Copperfield is sent away by his cruel stepfather, Mr Murdstone, to a boarding school in London, but when his circumstances suddenly change David is forced to work from morning to night in Murdstone's factory.
Wuthering Heights has achieved an almost mythical status as a love story, yet it is also a unique masterpiece of the imagination: an unsettling, transgressive novel about obsession, violence and death.
A brilliant novella that is a fable about the dangers of unexpected wealth by great American novelist, John Steinbeck, author of The Grapes of Wrath, part of the Originals collection, Penguin's essential modern classics for YA readers.