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Nineteen Eighty-Four: Popular Penguins
Nineteen Eighty-Four: Popular Penguins George Orwell
In the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to appease the needs of the Party.
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The Secret History: Popular Penguins
The Secret History: Popular Penguins Donna Tartt
Donna Tartt's The Secret History is the original American campus novel. When Richard Papen joins an elite group of clever misfits at his New England college, it seems he can finally become the person he wants to be.
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Picnic at Hanging Rock: Popular Penguins
Picnic at Hanging Rock: Popular Penguins Joan Lindsay
While Joan Lindsay's haunting Australian classic Picnic at Hanging Rock is a work of fiction, the story is often considered one of Australia's greatest mysteries.
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Meditations: Popular Penguins
Meditations: Popular Penguins Marcus Aurelius
These spiritual reflections of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) show a leader trying to make sense of himself and the universe, and cover diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality and the nature of the gods.
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The Day of the Triffids: Popular Penguins
The Day of the Triffids: Popular Penguins John Wyndham
When Bill Masen awakes blindfolded in hospital and carefully removes his bandages, he realises he is one of the few who can see; almost everyone else has been blinded by a meteor shower.
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