Penguin product (RED)

books for a cause

I brought these yesterday ,they are part of a series of  8 books Penguin have published with a partnership with the Global H.I.V fund   product red  ,hopefully i will try to get some more when i can ,as i think it is a good cause and the cover designs all look great .they also added to my classic collection ,which is good as I ve not read nearly enough classic fiction .So if your out and about why don’t you pick up one the titles are –

Dracula by Bram Stoker

Therse Raquin by Emile Zola

Anne Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

The secret agent by Joseph Conrad

Great expectations by Charles dickens

The turn of the screw by Henry James

Notes from the underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The house of mirth by Edith Wharton

12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Iris
    May 26, 2010 @ 10:39:05

    I like the idea of donating to the RED foundation. There are a few on this list that I still need to read. I always feel I should buy the entire series when they release 8 similarly designed books, but then I already own Wharton and Tolstoy so I don’t think I’d buy those.

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  2. kiss a cloud
    May 26, 2010 @ 14:36:38

    I bought the Therese Raquin, it’s beautiful!

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  3. Aarti
    May 26, 2010 @ 16:03:34

    I love that Penguin is participating in this! And such interesting covers, too. Great buy 🙂

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    • winstonsdad
      May 26, 2010 @ 23:06:52

      yes great idea ,profile did a collection of short stories last year with oxfam ,all the best stu

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  4. Teresa (Lovely Treez Reads)
    May 26, 2010 @ 17:47:25

    Thank you for reminding me about these, Stu – I knew there was something I was meant to do! I have selected The House of Mirth and Great Expectations as the ones I’d like most. I haven’t read the Wharton and I have to replace my dog eared copy of Great Expectations which I had from school… 🙂

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  5. Lija
    May 27, 2010 @ 15:23:46

    I love some of these (sigh). Especially the Emile Zola. Might treat myself to one but there’s absolutely no way I can buck up the extra cash for the whole set, charity or no charity.

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  6. amymckie
    May 28, 2010 @ 22:30:53

    I SO love those covers! I want them all 🙂

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