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Take a literary journey with colourful Penguin Pocket Classics.

The single colour and typographic approach to the covers of Penguin Pocket Classics invites readers to discover the incredible texts within. And the colours used serve another purpose: differentiating each book by the original language in which it was published. ‘Penguin orange’ was the logical choice for those originally penned in English; olive green represents German; red, Russian; dark blue, French… It’s a broad palette offering a mix of famous and overlooked works by authors around the globe renowned for setting the standard. Here are some Pocket Classics to signpost your global literary journey.

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