A Booklover’s ‘Classic’ Haven at Phoenix Chennai

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A treat in store for classics enthusiasts at the Starmark bookstore.
Published : November 01, 2018
By Ritu Maria Johny

Chennai: Voracious readers who adore classics, brace yourselves for India’s first-ever classics festival by Penguin Random House. It begins from November 1 at the Starmark bookstore in Phoenix, Velachery.

The month-long book fest carries the tag line ‘There is one for everyone’, which underlines that it will feature several titles from Penguin Classics, Penguin Modern Classics, Vintage Classics, Everyman Library, and Bantam Classics, along with books by Murty Classical Library of India (MCLI).

You can be proud owners of an impressive selection of Puffin Classics and Vintage Children Classics, which have never been made available previously to the readers, by availing special promotional offers. The bookstore will also stock exclusive merchandise that has been designed for the festival.
Henry Eliot, the creative editor at Penguin Classics and an authority in classic literature, will be joining the festival with his latest project: ‘The Penguin Classics Book’, to engage audiences with the genre.

“For more than seven decades Penguin Classics has provided the world with accessible, affordable editions of the best books ever written, and I’m very much looking forward to celebrating this extraordinary library of classic literature,” Eliot said. Henry will visit the store and promote the love for classics through various workshops and school sessions for readers from different age groups.

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It is being conducted at prominent bookstores across five cities — Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Chennai.