What are the best popular penguin classic books?

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    #1The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby is a classic book written by F. Scott Fitzgerald which was first published in 1914. It tells the story of wealthy man Jay Gatsby who is in love with Daisy Buchanan from an old money family. This has two film adaptations. 

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    #2The Hound of the Baskervilles

    The Hound of the Baskervilles

    The Hound of the Baskervilles is a 1959 British gothic horror and mystery film, directed by Terence Fisher and stars Peter Cushing as Sherlock Holmes and Andre Morell as Watson based on the novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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    Olivia Lynch
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "This is an excellent horror movie... BUT I'd rather read the book. The Hound of the Baskervilles is a must have book of the Penguin classics, and that's what should be proposed as a solution for this topic. Love Sir Conan Doyle! "
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    #3Treasure Island

    Treasure Island

    Treasure Island is a children's historical novel by Robert Louis Stevenson that tells the story of Jim Hawkins as he sets off on an expedition in search of Captain Flint's buried treasure. Along the way, he endures mutiny and pirate attacks. 

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    Hannah Evans
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "Excellent choice. There's nothing else to say about it. "
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    #4The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 12 short stories of the famous detective by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. These stories were originally published as serialized single stories in The Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892. 

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    #5Persuasion

    Persuasion

    Published 6 months after her death, Persuasion is the last fully completed novel by Jane Austen. It tells the story of Anne Elliot, whose family is having economic struggles so they decide to rent their home to an Admiral and his wife, whose brother happens to be Anne's ex-fiancée.

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    Helen Curtis
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "Persuasion is one of the best Penguin Classic books. Persuasion was written by Jane Austen and was published after her death. You can learn about the book on Amazon where you can also purchase it."
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    #6Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

    Alice's Adventures In Wonderland
    Alice's Adventures In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll is a book where wordplay, parody, and logical and philosophical puzzles are everywhere. For all the surface playfulness, there is meaning in every page.
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    Frank Griffin
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "This classic is wonderful and very popular. It being a penguin classic is very relevant to the topic and I feel it was a great suggestion overall. I think this is one of the best and highly recommended to everyone."
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    #7Lolita

    Lolita
    Vladimir Nabokov's controversial novel, Lolita, tells the story of Humbert Humbert, a middle-aged literature professor, and his obsessive desire for his stepdaughter, 12-year-old Dolores Haze.
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    Stephen Chavez
    Written on May 3, 2018
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    #8Of Mice and Men

    Of Mice and Men
    Of Mice and Men is a book by John Steinbeck that follows the story of George, small but smart, and Lennie, big and strong but mentally challenged, as they set off in a journey to look for a livelihood during the Great Depression.
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    Kevin Gilbert
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "A lively and insightful view into Monterey during the Steinbeck era. The characters are rich, humorous and representative of the era. Steinbeck leads the reader through brothels, canneries, merchantile stores and a scientist's practice. It is a "must read" for anyone who likes Steinbeck or is interested in California history."
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    #9Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre is a classic novel written by Charlotte Brontë. Jane Eyre is a part of the Penguin Drop Caps series and was published on December 12, 2012 by Penguin Books

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    Arthur Montgomery
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "a modern day classic that's an actual classic that was re-published in 2012. it's honestly a great story."
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    #10Dracula

    Dracula

    Dracula is classic horror, Paranormal and fantasy fiction written by Bram Stoker. It was published September 18, 2012 Canterbury Classics as a part of Word Cloud Classics series.

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    Keith Peterson
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "There is no better candidate for best or most popular book than Dracula. This tale has stood the test of time and has proven itself time and time again a riveting and horrifying tale! Truly a classic tale that even our children will have the privilege of reading."
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    #11The Saga of the Volsungs

    The Saga of the Volsungs
    The Saga of the Volsungs is a classic fantasy poetry book written by an anonymous author. This historical medieval book is about a dragon slayer Sigurd. It is first published in 1290 and Penguin Classics reproduced copies in 1999. 
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    Willie Brown
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "This is a great penguin book. If you love penguins you owe it to yourself to check this out."
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    #12The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a classic American novel by Mark Twain. Published in 1884, it tells the story of a naughty boy settled in the Mississippi Valley. Full of humor it's also considered a deep and complex work.
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    Hemant Trivedi
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "For a popular Penguin classic book, I went with The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. This is a classic novel. It's public domain, so I could have read anywhere, but I was careful about where I got my source material and now I'm so happy I have a hard-copy."
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    #13Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre is a romantic historical fiction novel written by Charlotte Brontë. This romantic historical fiction novel was published in 2012 by The Penguin Group.

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    Andrew Richardson
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "A classic that stood the test of time. Bronte's work doesn't get as much coverage in high school English classes as other seminal works, in my experience. I bought it for myself after it entered my thought to reread it. It still holds up, I still love the characters and Jane's situation. Definitely worth it to invest your time in this magnificent work."

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Best What are the best popular penguin classic books
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Great GatsbyBooks 38 Paid
2The Hound of the BaskervillesMovies 35 Paid
3Treasure IslandBooks 30 Paid
4The Adventures of Sherlock HolmesBooks 24 Paid
5Persuasion Books 23 Paid
6Alice's Adventures In WonderlandBooks 8 Paid
7LolitaBooks 6 Paid
8Of Mice and MenBooks 4 Paid
9Jane EyreBooks 3 Paid
10DraculaBooks 1 Paid
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