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For seventy years, Pan paperbacks have brought the best entertainment to everyone and now we’re celebrating by bringing our classic stories to a new generation.

This September, twenty of our best-loved, best-selling stories are being published in the Pan 70th anniversary collection, all redesigned in brilliant technicolour.

The full collection of the Pan 70th anniversary paperbacks are published on 7th September 2017, and will be available to buy in independent bookshops, Waterstones and online retailers.

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Stories of espionage, monsters and disappearing train passengers. Did you know these classic films were all based on books?

Test your literature knowledge and identify the classic book from its new cover in our fiendishly difficult quiz!


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Behind the 70th anniversary collection