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(eng) Author Penguin has accumulated a miscellany of works, many, perhaps most, of which might be happier elsewhere. Editing your book to reflect the actual author would assist with assigning books to the correct work page. A vain attempt to separate Penguin Books as 'author' of the works published by Penguin about publishing matters, catalogues, history of the company, etc. has been frustrated, partly by over-enthusiastic combination but mostly by the addition of many other books inappropriately allocated to one of the Penguin Books (Ltd) author pages.

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Obras por Penguin

Little Black Classics Box Set (2015) 82 exemplares
Great Speeches (2005) 54 exemplares
The Penguin Book of Brexit Cartoons (2018) — Compositor — 36 exemplares
Pocket Penguins Boxed Set (2005) 34 exemplares
Penguin 60s Classics Giftset (1995) 31 exemplares
Penguin Modern Box Set HB (2019) 30 exemplares
"Doctor Who" Quiz Book: Bk. 2 (2006) 22 exemplares
What the World Is Reading (2009) 20 exemplares
The Queen: A Penguin Special (1977) 16 exemplares
Little Copy Cub (1999) 16 exemplares
Penguins progress, 1935-1960 (1960) 14 exemplares
Penguin 60s Giftset (1995) 13 exemplares
Soup Bible (2007) 12 exemplares
Penguin Green Ideas Collection (2021) 11 exemplares
Cake bible (2006) 11 exemplares
Ride with Buddy (Dinosaur Train) (2012) 10 exemplares
The Better English Box Set (2009) 10 exemplares
The First Ten Penguins (1985) 10 exemplares
The Happy Reader - Issue 1 (2014) 10 exemplares
The Happy Reader - Issue 10 (2017) 9 exemplares
The Happy Reader - Issue 9 (2017) 9 exemplares
The Happy Reader - Issue 4 (2015) 9 exemplares
First Proof (2005) 8 exemplares
Penguin Classics: Catalogue (1998) — Autor — 8 exemplares
Vehicles (Learners) (1974) 8 exemplares
The Penguin Holiday eSampler (2011) 8 exemplares
The Happy Reader - Issue 2 (2015) 8 exemplares
Get Up and Go, Corduroy (2010) 7 exemplares
Explore Australia 1997 (1996) 6 exemplares
Max's Apples (Max & Ruby) (2009) 6 exemplares
Penguin Modern Box Set (2018) 6 exemplares
Collected Classics, Vol. 2 (2000) 5 exemplares
Classic Crime 5 Book Gift Set (1988) 5 exemplares
THE PENGUIN STORY 1935 - 1956 (1956) 5 exemplares
Toad in a teapot (2005) 5 exemplares
Great Ideas Box Set #1 (2006) 5 exemplares
The Happy Reader: Issue 8 (2017) 5 exemplares
The Happy Reader - Issue 5 (2015) 5 exemplares
Pingu's Best Friend (2005) 4 exemplares
Penguin Classics: The Catalogue (2013) 4 exemplares
123 (Board Books) (1998) 4 exemplares
The Happy Reader: Issue 7 (2016) 4 exemplares
Doctor Who. Postcards from Time and Space (2011) — Publisher — 4 exemplares
The Happy Reader - Issue 3 (2015) 3 exemplares
World Atlas & Encyclopedia (2009) 3 exemplares
The Pontipines' picnic (2012) 3 exemplares
The Upanishads (1965) 3 exemplares
Like Glass 3 exemplares
The Happy Reader 18 (2022) 3 exemplares
Life on Instagram 2017 (2016) 3 exemplares
Explore Australia 1996 (1995) 3 exemplares
Penguin Playing Cards (1995) 3 exemplares
The Gingerbread Man (1982) 2 exemplares
THE PENGUIN FILM REVIEW 1 (1946) 2 exemplares
Explore Tasmania (1997) 2 exemplares
Observations 2 exemplares
Step By Step Bread (Hardback) (2012) 2 exemplares
Pocket Birds of Canada, The (2020) 2 exemplares
Boohbah (2004) 2 exemplares
Penguin Guides 2 exemplares
The Little Book of Roses (2001) 2 exemplares
The Little Book of Girlfriends. (2003) 2 exemplares
Explore Victoria (1998) 2 exemplares
The Book of Children's Classics (2014) 2 exemplares
Disney Club Penguin Poster Book (2010) 2 exemplares
Penguin Road Map: Victoria (2000) 1 exemplar
The Laws of Manu 1 exemplar
The Tain 1 exemplar
Science News 15 1 exemplar
THE DHAMMAPADA (1973) 1 exemplar
Penguin Guide to Jazz (1996) 1 exemplar
The Metaphysical Poets (1968) 1 exemplar
Three Negro Plays 1 exemplar
Penguin Classics 1 exemplar
Penguin catalogue No. 1, 2 — Autor — 1 exemplar
SCIENCE NEWS 7 1 exemplar
Penguin Great Ideas Box Set (2005) 1 exemplar
Penguin Great Ideas II (2008) 1 exemplar
Modern poets 1 exemplar
Physical Fitness 1 exemplar
Socceroos mini sticker book (2010) 1 exemplar
Ernest Shackleton 1 exemplar
pg. Wodehouse 1 exemplar
The Lymond Poetry 1 exemplar
Pocket Facts 1 exemplar
Penguins: A retrospect (1951) 1 exemplar
Spllash 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Witch's Heart (2021) — Publisher, algumas edições1,445 exemplares
Something to Talk About (2020) — Publisher, algumas edições403 exemplares
Many Different Kinds of Love: A Story of Life, Death and the NHS (2021) — Publisher, algumas edições39 exemplares

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Nota de desambiguação
Author Penguin has accumulated a miscellany of works, many, perhaps most, of which might be happier elsewhere. Editing your book to reflect the actual author would assist with assigning books to the correct work page. A vain attempt to separate Penguin Books as 'author' of the works published by Penguin about publishing matters, catalogues, history of the company, etc. has been frustrated, partly by over-enthusiastic combination but mostly by the addition of many other books inappropriately allocated to one of the Penguin Books (Ltd) author pages.

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It has some witty illustrations but they do get rather repetitive and progressively more tired the more you flick through. A good stocking filler type of present but overall really rather underwhelming
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EmilyAlice | 1 outra crítica | Jan 18, 2024 |
Me: I'm not going to buy books till I finish reading everything I own.
Also me: Haven't bought a book for almost a year so let's get this boxset during the festive sale as a treat for self-control.

Meanwhile, my TBR pile is getting taller with Audible, StoryTel, Scribd, Kindle Unlimited and O'Reilly Learning subscriptions as well as books from NetGalley and Edelweiss .

Planning to read these books slowly and review them in their individual pages. Here's my Bookstagram with a picture of this Penguin 80 Little Black Classics Collection: https://www.instagram.com/p/CGm2CpsHC7q/… (mais)
 
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RRabas | 1 outra crítica | Jun 16, 2023 |
The first volume of the "illustrated quarterly" The Yellow Book went to print in 1894. The declared aim of its "Publishers and Editors" was to create a publication which would be not just a "magazine" but a collectable book - "a book with style, a book with finish". Aubrey Beardsley's appointment as arts editor also gave this publication the frisson of controversy. Beardsley's sojourn in France had brought him close to the "aesthetic movement" and his blank ink drawings, emphasizing the sexual and the grotesque, seemed to ooze a sense of fin-de-siecle decadence. Indeed, the choice of a "yellow cover" was itself a knowing reference to French racy magazines, whose yellow cover warned prospective buyers of their erotic content. The quarterly achieved its peak of notoriety in April 1895, when Oscar Wilde was arrested whilst allegedly carrying a copy. Beardsley, a collaborator of the author, was promptly sacked, but the magazine managed to continue until 1897.

In actual fact, the stories and poems featured in the periodical were rarely as shocking as the cover promised they would be. What was undisputed was their quality and variety - amongst the contributors were leading authors such as John Buchan, H.G. Wells and W.B. Yeats, writing in a variety of styles. Ample space was given to female writers, including Ella D'Arcy and Ethel Mayne (who also served as sub-editors).

A good indication of the "Yellow Book"'s range is given by this selection issued as part of the second wave of Penguin "Little Black Books" - it consists of four stories and four poems accompanied by a smattering of Beardsley drawings. Mrs Ernest Leverson's "Suggestion" is the closest we get to the world of Wilde - its barbed wit and cynical view of marriage and relationships is calculated to shock us with its amorality. It is immediately followed by Arthur Symons's poem "Stella Maris" - an explicit description of a night of love which must have raised several Victorian eyebrows and likely singed them in the process. None of the other pieces are as controversial. John Buchan's supernatural tale "A Journey of Little Profit" is a delightful piece of diablerie, Ella D'Arcy's "The Pleasure-Pilgrim" is a tragicomedy with a bittersweet taste to it, Arnold Bennett's "A Letter Home" is a Maupassant-like slice of realism with a crushingly cruel ending. The collection also includes poems by Katharine de Mattos, Edmund Gosse and a typically dense and metaphor-laden work by W.B.Yeats.

This is an enjoyable compilation which gives a tantalising taste of the cultural phenomenon that was "The Yellow Book". If I give it only three stars, it is because it is difficult to replicate, in a different format, a periodical which gave such great attention to its design and presentation.
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JosephCamilleri | 1 outra crítica | Feb 21, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
257
Also by
3
Membros
1,945
Popularidade
#13,230
Avaliação
3.9
Críticas
23
ISBN
221
Línguas
6

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