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Frank and Gordon in: The Saga of Frank Franksson of the Ill-Luck and his friend Gordon the Godi-Gordonsstadtir (translated from the original Icelandic text, Penguin Classics © 2018)

There was once a man named Hoskuld, who was the son of Olaf, who was the son of Ingjald the Red. He was a powerful chieftain and fierce warrior, who went abroad on many raids and won much plunder and word-fame. 8,842 more words

Short Fiction

Food - Gertrude Stein (Penguin Modern: 08)

Published February 22nd 2018 by Penguin Classics
Author: Gertrude Stein
Format: Paperback (112mm x 161mm x 6mm)
Genre: Poetry, experimental, food
Pages… 495 more words

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Your Guide to Choose the right Edition while buying Classics

Understand the Era of Literature

An Era holds utmost importance while choosing the right edition before you pick it. Many of us are collectors who like to collect books of a particular author or a particular literary period or a particular genre. 502 more words

Sunday Talks

Reading Howard's End, Forever

Howard’s End: Spent a Week There One Night

Yesterday Starz premiered a new miniseries adapting E.M. Forster’s eternal classic, “Howard’s End.” Eternal as a descriptor is not used here in a positive way. 551 more words


Emma, by Jane Austen (1816)

Emma, by Jane Austen (1816)
Published by: Penguin Classics (2011)
Cover Design: Paul Buckley

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E.M. Forster, 'Where Angels Fear to Tread'

Picture from here: also a very eye-opening article

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking – Haruki Murakami  149 more words

Book Review: Renaissance Women Poets

Title: Renaissance Women Poets
Genre: Classics / Poetry
Date: 2001 (1500s)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages: 397
Started: 26th March 2018
Completed: 26th March 2018
Rating: 4/5… 537 more words