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Penguin Classics: Mini Moderns

A quick literary hit, a satisfying shot of storytelling from the greatest writers of the last 100 years. Introducing—Mini Modern Classics

In May 2011, to celebrate half a century of publishing the very best, Penguin launched a permanent brand new series: the Mini Moderns. The ultimate in short stories and novellas, and perfect for a fact fiction fix, the Mini Moderns will surprise with little known masterpieces from some of greatest Penguin Modern Classic authors, from Joseph Conrad, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Rudyard Kipling to William Trevor, Saul Bellow and Virginia Woolf.

Priced at just $4.99 each, the Mini Moderns serve up a quick literary hit, capturing outstanding writers in convenient, pocked-sized (just bigger than a postcard) and pocket-money priced editions. A satisfying shot of storytelling, the Mini Moderns will give readers an intense, powerful and essential taste of the writers who have left an indelible imprint on everything we read.

Read on to find out more about the history

Hell Screen
Him With His Foot in His Mouth
The Widow Ching-Pirate
Bluebeard
The Strange Crime of John Boulnois
Youth
Babette's Feast
A Short Treatise on the Joys of Morphinism
Babylon Revisited
The Living Daylights
The Beast in the Jungle
Canon Alberic's Scrap-Book
Two Gallants
In the Penal Colony
'They'
Odour of Chrysanthemums
The Colour Out of Space
Lunar Caustic
Bliss
Flypaper
A Breath of Lucifer
La Grosse Fifi
Filboid Studge, the Story of a Mouse that Helped
The Mark-2 Wife
The Door in the Wall
The Crime Wave at Blandings
The Lady in the Looking Glass
Chess

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