The Malay Archipelago

Alfred Russel Wallace

'I slept very comfortably with half a dozen smoke-dried human skulls suspended over my head'

The great Victorian scientist's heroic adventures across South-East Asia, from Singapore to the wilds of New Guinea, encountering head-hunters, jungles, birds of paradise and new discoveries that would change the world.

A new series of twenty distinctive, unforgettable Penguin Classics in a beautiful new design and pocket-sized format, with coloured jackets echoing Penguin's original covers.

  • Penguin Classics
  • Published 26th May 2016
  • 752 Pages
  • 111mm x 181mm x 32mm
  • 402g
  • £7.99