Penguin Classics

The Art of Joy

By Anne Milano Appel (trans.) - By Goliarda Sapienza - Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

Modesta begins her account by describing her mentally challenged sister, Tina. Their mother says Tina is a curse caused by her father’s ...Read Review

The Canterbury Tales

By Geoffrey Chaucer - By Peter Ackroyd - Published 2009

Genres:

Nonfiction

Geoffrey Chaucer (c1343-1400) was an English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat. Best known for The Canterbury Tales he spent his ...Read Review

The Three Musketeers

By Alexandre Dumas - By Richard Pevear (trans.) - Published 2006

Genres:

Adventure

Originally published in 1844, the many incarnations of The Three Musketeers have embedded into our collective unconscious the image of three men in plumed ...Read Review

The Women’s War

By Alexandre Dumas - By Robin Buss (trans.) - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

Less well known than The Three Musketeers or The Count of Monte Cristo, The Women’s War has all Dumas’ hallmarks. It is ...Read Review