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What are the best books in the Penguin English Library?

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    Tyler Murray
    Written on April 15, 2018
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      Jorge Alberto Vásquez
      Written on May 2, 2018
      "This book is a classic coming of age tale about an orphan. It has a great cast of characters, and is a must read."
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      Jane Harvey
      Written on May 7, 2018
      "it is a romatic story it talks about sense and being sensible"
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      Peter Ryan
      Written on May 15, 2018
      "A classic book that should be read by all. I have read this several times and always find something new."
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      Brandon Harper
      Written on March 24, 2018
      "A tale of two cities is a great book and in my opinion a must read for everyone. With that being said I think that there are much better books that are offered by penguin. Read this book but know that there are others you should put higher on your reading list."
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      José Juan Sotelo
      Written on May 4, 2018
      "GOOD"
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      Jason Torres
      Written on April 25, 2018
      "If you're reading this review, you only have one question. You're not looking for a book review, you already know it's a classic. You already know this is the most original, and one of the best, and best-written horror stories in literature. You may or may not like the story, but that's a matter of personal taste. A lot of people don't like Shakespeare, but no one questions whether he was a good writer or not. If you don't like the writing style, it's because you aren't familiar with the English of this period. Nearly eighty years before Stoker's "Dracula" ( an idea stolen from Polidori's "The Vampyre", which was an idea stolen from LeFanu's "Carmilla"), this most-original horror masterpiece was born. So, your only question is, "Is this really the uncensored 1818 version? Because I've only seen one other verified version, and it's over twenty dollars in paperback. All the others claiming to be the 1818 version have been disproved." YES, as far as I can tell, it is. The only preface is Shelley's own original. There is no introduction, no commentary or editorial credits whatsoever. There are no illustrations, and the spelling and language have not been edited. Have a good thesaurus handy. So, here it is, the author's original script, no frills, for a bargain price. Which is exactly what I was looking for."
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      Yi Liang
      Written on March 27, 2018
      "A classic! Romanticism through and through. One of Emily Brunt's masterpieces. Unlike modern day romances this one has a lot of sexual tones but does not get explicit. It lets you imagine and fill in without just bombarding you with erotica. I find this a huge plus."
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      Marilyn Green
      Written on April 7, 2018
      "I found The Picture of Dorian Gray to be deep and insightful. It creates a picture of what humanity is really like at it's darker side. There is a good lesson to be learned from the book."
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      TJ
      Teresa Jensen
      Written on March 18, 2018
      "The classic story can seem a little old lately. Still an interesting read, but not for the supernatural."
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      TJ
      Terry Johnston
      Written on March 23, 2018
      "This book is totally awesome, even I enjoy it as an adult! It has tons of games and interactive objects that are bound to keep your kids entertained. It has puzzles and pop up imagery that is done very well. I'm impressed!"
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      Candy Shao
      Written on April 18, 2018
      "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a great classic book. I love the plot of a man that seems ordinary until he develops a split personality and makes him evil. The book is very character driven and interesting."
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      Janice Burke
      Written on March 14, 2018
      "A Christmas Carol is always a true classic to read each year or whenever. It has me think about my own life and how I treat others. It makes me think about how I can help someone in need and not all the time be greedy or think that life should revolve around me. Everyone should read this even if it be your first time."
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      Joe Howell
      Written on May 10, 2018
      "Howl, Kaddish and Other Poems is one of the best books in the Penguin English Library. "Howl" is iconic and the rest of the poetry in this book is equally breathtaking."
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      Grace Fisher
      Written on May 9, 2018
      "I've been wanting to read some classics, and I was curious what the best Penguin classics are. I think Jane Eyre is an undisputable choice. It is definitely a classic, and well loved over a long period of time. And, I haven't actually read it so I think it's time I do so. I'm really excited about this suggestion and can't wait to get the book."

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    Summary

    Best books in the Penguin English Library
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 Great Expectations Books 0 Paid
    2 Sense and Sensibility Books 0 Paid
    3 Pride and Prejudice Books 0 Paid
    4 A Tale of Two Cities Books 0 Free
    5 Jane Eyre Books 0 Paid
    6 Frankenstein Books 0 Paid
    7 Wuthering Heights Books 0 Paid
    8 The Picture of Dorian Gray Books 0 Paid
    9 Dracula Books 0 Free
    10 Alice's Adventures In Wonderland Books 0 Free
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