favorite penguin classics

By the fairy bookmother

By the fairy bookmother

Jane Eyre

Charlotte Bronte

$9.00 $8.28

it's about choice and freedoms in an otherwise constrictive society. one of my top ten favorite books!

The Portrait of a Lady

Henry James

$13.00 $11.96

aside from the turn of the screw, possibly james's most accessible and tragically beautiful story.

Perchance to Dream: Selected Stories

Charles Beaumont

$18.00 $16.56

a collection of stories by a twilight zone writer, what's not to miss?

A Doll's House and Other Plays: With Pillars of the Community, Ghosts and an Enemy of the People

Henrik Ibsen

$12.00 $11.04

a doll's house is one of my favorite plays, and this collection highlights ibsen's other work as well.

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: And Other Tales of Terror (Revised)

Robert Louis Stevenson

$9.00 $8.28

who is your other self, the one you want to hide?

The Jungle Books (Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle)

Rudyard Kipling


interesting in the ways the animated films have updated this and also an interesting look into how we can be better as a society.

The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Writings: Poems, Tales, Essays, and Reviews

Edgar Allan Poe

$13.00 $11.96

an excellent introduction to poe's work.

Frankenstein: The 1818 Text

Mary Shelley

$10.00 $9.20

are you responsible for what you create? another one in my top ten books list!

The House of Mirth

Edith Wharton

$12.00 $11.04

a reverse cinderella story, makes you hope and cry at the same time.

The House of the Seven Gables

Nathaniel Hawthorne

$11.00 $10.12

written after the scarlet letter, this plays on similar themes of established families, secrets, and sex.