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Popular Penguins

"Never judge a book by its cover. As sayings go, it's one of the most famous, but publishing giant Penguin has turned the mantra on its head this summer.

Anybody who has set foot inside a bookshop in the past few months will almost certainly have seen the retro orange and cream design of its Popular Penguin range — a low-budget collection that has become a publishing sensation in Australia." - The Age, January 4 2009.
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message 1: by Alex (new)

Alex Cross I have added all books released by Penguin Australia in their Popular Penguins series which are currently on Goodreads. Over the next few days I will add the missing editions to the Goodreads database and then to this list. In the meantime, please only vote for the entries in this list.

Happy reading!


message 2: by Alex (new)

Alex Cross To the best of my knowledge, this list is now complete. However, 198 is an odd number and I will attempt to discover if there are two books missing from this information provided by the publisher.


message 3: by Mealea (new)

Mealea Alex wrote: "To the best of my knowledge, this list is now complete. However, 198 is an odd number and I will attempt to discover if there are two books missing from this information provided by the publisher."

I know which books are missing :)


message 4: by Alex (last edited May 01, 2013 05:37AM) (new)

Alex Cross Mealea wrote: "I know which books are missing :)"

Thanks! The Ian Fleming novels Casino Royale and From Russia With Love have been added and this list may now be considered complete.


message 5: by Andrew (new)

Andrew I bought 3 of these while on holiday in Brisbane. Shame that the UK arm of Penguin haven't released these editions as standard, they are so iconic


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