Month: August 2015

Press Release: Interpreting Dreams

Posted on 26/08/2015

Interpreting Dreams by Sigmund Freud Introduced by John Forrester Illustrated with paintings by Gabriella Boyd The Folio Society is proud to announce the publication of their new illustrated edition o …

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Press Release: A Story as Sharp as a Knife

Posted on 26/08/2015

A Story as Sharp as a Knife: The Classical Haida Mythtellers and Their World Robert Bringhurst Introduced by Margaret Atwood With original illustrations by Haida artist Don Yeomans ‘A book which chang …

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Press Release: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Posted on 26/08/2015

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Ken Kesey Introduced by John Sutherland Illustrated by David Hughes ‘A roar of protest against middlebrow society’s Rules and the Rulers who enforce them’ TIME You neve …

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Press Release: Lolita

Posted on 26/08/2015

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov Introduced by Michael Dirda Foreword by Federico Infante ‘This high-souled genius… communicates in every sentence his own playful and godlike bliss’ SUNDAY TIMES American fi …

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Press Release: Shakespeare

Posted on 26/08/2015

Shakespeare by Anthony Burgess Introduced by Stanley Wells C.B.E., F.R.S.L. Foreword by Anthony Burgess ‘A smooth-flowing narrative, often enlivened by Anthony Burgess’s Joycean appetite for linguisti …

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Press Release: The Blue Flower

Posted on 26/08/2015

The Blue Flower by Penelope Fitzgerald Introduced by Neel Mukherjee Illustrated by James Albon ‘A work of exquisite, crystalline intelligence and angular polish’ THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS An illust …

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Press Release: Traitor’s Purse

Posted on 26/08/2015

Traitor’s Purse by Margery Allingham Introduced by A. S. Byatt Illustrated by James Boswell ‘The Dickens of detective writing’ JAKE KERRIDGE, Telegraph The Folio Society is proud to publish its illust …

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Press Release: Vile Bodies

Posted on 25/08/2015

Vile Bodies Evelyn Waugh Introduced by David Lodge Illustrated by Kate Baylay ‘A savage study in public and private morals . . . It is uproarious. It is also ferocious.’ NEW YORK TIMES ‘A hectic piece …

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