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The best new Classics of 2019

Every year, new books are added to the Penguin Classics list. Here, the team responsible talks us through their highlights.

Henry Eliot
Penguin Classics 2019

Every year, new titles join the Penguin Classics list. In 2019 we welcomed Swedish science fiction, a Polish war novel, a volume of medieval Welsh poems and an anthology of Japanese ghost stories, along with many other titles, including the spectacular Penguin Book of Christmas Stories, a selection of poignant, magical and celebratory Christmas stories from around the world. We asked our classics editors to pick their favourite classics of 2019.

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