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Penguin (Firm)

Overview
Works: 366 works in 525 publications in 2 languages and 13,454 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Sea stories  Poetry  Juvenile works  Trials, litigation, etc  Drama  Periodicals  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Publisher, Other, Recipient
Classifications: PR6005.O4, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Penguin (Firm)
Beowulf by Seamus Heaney( Recording )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a new translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic chronicling the heroic adventures of Beowulf, the Scandinavian warrior who saves his people from the ravages of the monster Grendel and Grendel's mother
The Penguin book of kites by David Pelham( Book )

2 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kite is now enjoying a world revival that has to do partly with its functional beauty, partly with its paradoxical quality of providing exercise and relaxation to both mind and body. Offsetting the neurotic intensity of modern living, it serves as a fragile reminder of a slower, gentler and altogether more pleasurable way of life
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trial of Lady Chatterley: Regina v. Penguin Books Limited by Penguin (Firm)( Book )

15 editions published between 1961 and 1990 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penguin modern poets( )

in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin film review( )

in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin book of the natural world( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hundred years of photography, 1839-1939 by Lucia Moholy( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penguin modern stories( )

in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin Macquarie dictionary of Australian education( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walkabout by James Vance Marshall( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Australian school children, defenseless in the vast wilderness of the Outback, meet an Aborigine youth in his walkabout and are forced to undergo a walkabout of their own
Penguin parade( )

in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin guide to Greece( )

in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Eden by Jack London( Book )

4 editions published between 1946 and 1968 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The semiautobiographical story of an impoverished seaman who pursues, obsessively and aggressively, dreams of education and literary fame
Boxwood & graver ; a miscellany of blocks( Book )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Jim : an authoritative text ... by Joseph Conrad( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a would-be hero who deserts what he thinks is a sinking ship and thereafter is haunted by shame and the need to explain himself
The Penguin book of English verse by John Hayward( Book )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true tale of the monster Billy Dean by David Almond( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Dean is a secret child, growing up in the dark heart of Blinkbonny. He has a beautiful young mother and a father who arrives at night carrying the smell of incense and cigarettes. His world is just a bed, some pictures of the holy island and a single locked door, but his father fills his dreams with mysterious tales and dreadful warnings. When his father disappears, Billy's mum brings him out into the world, and he learns the dreadful truth of what happened in Blinkbonny on the day he was born. Gradually he finds he has the gift of helping to rebuild what has been broken. But there is one figure who is beyond healing, who comes looking for Billy himself and is determined on a kind of reckoning
The Penguin Australian road atlas( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin map of the British Isles : on a conic projection with one standard parallel by Michael Middleditch( )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Harmondsworth (GB)

Penguin books

Penguin Books, ltd., Harmondsworth, Eng.

Penguin Books, Ltd. (Harmondsworth, England)

Penguin Books, Ltd. (Harmondsworth, Middlesex)

Languages
English (154)

German (1)

Covers
The Penguin book of kitesMacbethWalkaboutThe Penguin map of the British Isles : on a conic projection with one standard parallelHistory on trial : my day in court with David IrvingThe Holocaust on trialThe case for Auschwitz : evidence from the Irving trial