Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th century California and the Russian steppe.
Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions. Charles Dickens. Charles Dickens was born in Hampshire on February 7, His father was a clerk in the navy pay office, who was well paid but often ended up in financial troubles. When Dickens was twelve years old he was send to work in a shoe polish factory because his family had be taken to the debtors' prison. Fagin is named after a boy Dickens disliked at the factory.
His career as a writer of fiction started in when his short stories and essays began to appear in periodicals. The Pickwick Papers , his first commercial success, was published in In the same year he married the daughter of his friend George Hogarth, Catherine Hogarth.
Many other novels followed and The Old Curiosity Shop brought Dickens international fame and he became a celebrity America as well as Britain. He separated from his wife in The Shape of Things to Come. The Island of Doctor Moreau. James, Volume 1.
Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio. The Haunting of Hill House.
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Dave Cockrum , Rudy Nebres. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. King Solomon's Mines.
The Phantom of the Opera. The Turn of the Screw. The Wind in the Willows. Through the Looking Glass. The Master and Margarita. American Supernatural Tales. The Book of Sand and Shakespeare's Memory. Eric Harold Macbeth Robertson. The Street of Crocodiles and Other Stories. The Day of the Triffids. The Jewel of Seven Stars.
The House on the Borderland. The Return of Tarzan. The Strange Adventures of Mr. The Pit and the Pendulum. The Man Who Fell to Earth. Rostam: Tales of Love and War from the Shahnameh.
Malcolm C. Lyons , Ursula Lyons. Plain Tales from the Hills. The Road Through the Wall.
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A Clockwork Orange: Restored Edition. The Innocence of Father Brown. The Dark Eidolon and Other Fantasies. Nova Express: The Restored Text. The Penguin Book of Witches. Jason and the Argonauts.
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