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Penguin (Firm)

Overview
Works: 3,863 works in 4,887 publications in 3 languages and 20,806 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  History  Sea stories  Poetry  Juvenile works  Drama  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Publisher, Editor, Other, Producer, pub, Printer, Recipient, Correspondent, Organizer of meeting, Author
Classifications: PR6005.O4, 823.912
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Most widely held works about Penguin (Firm)
 
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Most widely held works by Penguin (Firm)
Beowulf by Francis Barton Gummere( Recording )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 812 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 345 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
The trial of Lady Chatterley: Regina v. Penguin Books Limited by Penguin (Firm)( Book )

23 editions published between 1961 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities
Penguin modern poets( )

in English and held by 193 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 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blue guitar by John Banville( Recording )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver Otway Orme, a semi-famous artist and petty thief, despairing of limits in his talents, flees when his latest theft is discovered and sequesters himself in his childhood home, where he struggles to understand how he reached his current state
The Penguin book of the natural world( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin film review( )

in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penguin modern stories( )

in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Barton : a tale of Manchester life by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Barton is the daughter of a good and upright trade unionist, John Barton. She attracts two men, Jem Wilson, a fellow worker, and Henry Carson, son of her father's employer. When the union men decide upon murder John Barton is the chosen assassin of Henry Carson. Suspicion falls, however, on Jem, and Mary is torn between her lover and her father
The Penguin Macquarie dictionary of Australian education( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walkabout by James Vance Marshall( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the story of an Aboriginal boy and two American children in the Australian desert. When they meet the boy, Mary and Peter learn about the desert. They follow him to food and water. BVut they are lost. Can they finish their hjourney and find their way home?"--Back cover
Penguin parade( )

in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin guide to Greece( )

in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Eden by Jack London( Book )

4 editions published between 1946 and 1968 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the story of Martin Eden, a young seaman struggling to obtain social and intellectual recognition as a writer--Novelist
When the wind blows by Jimmy T Murakami( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A couple face a nuclear holocaust with only the instruction from the government's infamous 'Protect and survive' leaflet to help them."--Container
Boxwood & graver ; a miscellany of blocks by PENGUIN BOOKS( Book )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edition limited to 1500 copies
Lord Jim : an authoritative text ... by Joseph Conrad( Book )

3 editions published between 1949 and 1983 in English and held by 39 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 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Allen Lane.

Allen Lane Book.

Allen Lane, Penguin Books.

Allen Lane The Penguin Press.

Alpha.

Alpha Books.

Arkana.

Arkana Publishing.

Avery Publishing Group.

Dutton Children's Books.

Harmondsworth (GB)

Lipper - Penguin Book.

Mentor.

Mentor Book.

Mentor Books.

Mentor Classics.

Michael Joseph.

Michael Joseph an imprint of Penguin Books.

Penguin. Allen Lane.

Penguin Arkana.

Penguin/Avery Publishing Group.

Penguin books

Penguin Books Inc.

Penguin Books Limited.

Penguin Books London

Penguin Books, Ltd.

Penguin Books, ltd., Harmondsworth, Eng.

Penguin Books, Ltd. (Harmondsworth, England)

Penguin Books, Ltd. (Harmondsworth, Middlesex).

Penguin Books/Portfolio.

Penguin Group. Ace Books.

Penguin Group. Berkley Publishing Group. Ace Books.

Penguin/Lipper.

Penguin/Mentor.

Penguin/Mentor Book.

Penguin/Mentor Books.

Penguin/Mentor Classics.

Penguin/Michael Joseph.

Penguin/Plume.

Penguin Press.

Penguin/Puffin Books.

Penguin/Speak.

Philomel Books.

Plume.

Plume Book.

Portfolio - an imprint of Penguin Books.

Portfolio/Penguin.

Puffin Books.

Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin Group.

Speak.

Speak an imprint of Penguin Group.

Languages
English (185)

German (1)

Japanese (1)

Covers
The Penguin book of kitesMacbethWalkaboutHistory on trial : my day in court with David IrvingThe Holocaust on trialThe case for Auschwitz : evidence from the Irving trialPenguin by design : a cover story, 1935-2005