Month: September 2016

Press Release: The Last White Rose

Posted on 01/09/2016

The Last White Rose Desmond Seward With a new foreword by the author ‘Gripping and enthralling … no writer of fiction, however imaginative, could dream up more spellbinding plots than what actually ha …

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Press Release: The King Must Die

Posted on 01/09/2016

The King Must Die Mary Renault Introduced by Robert Lane Fox Illustrated by Geoff Grandfield ‘One of the truly fine historical novels of modern times. Not since Robert Graves’s I, Claudius has there b …

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Press Release: The Greatest Benefit to Mankind

Posted on 01/09/2016

The Greatest Benefit to Mankind A Medical History of Humanity from Antiquity to the Present Roy Porter Introduced by Jeremy Farrar ‘A superb book – fluent, lucid, scary and even funny’ the sunday time …

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Press Release: Folio Science Fiction Anthology

Posted on 01/09/2016

The Folio Science Fiction Anthology Edited and introduced by Brian W. Aldiss Illustrated by Florian Schommerr ‘Brian Aldiss is one of the most influential, and one of the best, science-fiction writers …

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Press Release: Rubicon

Posted on 01/09/2016

Rubicon The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic Tom Holland Introduced by the author ‘Explosive stuff … Concentrating on the characters, plotting their interactions, rise and fall with considera …

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Press Release: Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb

Posted on 01/09/2016

Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb François-René de Chateaubriand Translated by R. Baldick Introduced by Philip Mansel ‘I will be Chateaubriand or nothing’ victor hugo   Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb is …

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Press Release: African Folktales

Posted on 01/09/2016

African Folktales Selected and retold by Roger D. Abrahams Foreword by Wole Soyinka Introduced by Roger D. Abrahams Illustrated by Keith Hau ‘Earthy, comedic, and covering a wide spectrum, [these] tal …

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Press Release: Manhattan ’45

Posted on 01/09/2016

Manhattan ’45 Jan Morris ‘A bitter-sweet love poem to New York &elip; not only should you have been there, but you are’ vanity fair   Travel writer Jan Morris opens her account of New York’s …

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Press Release: Joseph Banks

Posted on 01/09/2016

Joseph Banks Patrick O’Brian Introduced by Peter Campbell ‘Banks was a passionate naturalist … To assist him, he recruited a naturalist, a clerk and assistant artist and two artist-draughtsmen. To loo …

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Press Release: Emily Dickinson – Selected Poems

Posted on 01/09/2016

Selected Poems Emily Dickinson Selected and Introduced by Lavinia Greenlaw Illustrated by Jane Lydbury ‘Dickinson is one of very few poets whose work repays countless readings, through a lifetime’ joy …

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Press Release: September Collectables

Posted on 01/09/2016

James Joyce the latest addition to FOLIO COLLECTABLES ‘‘Editions of the world’s great literature, in a format worthy of the contents, at a price within the reach of everyman’ CHARLES EDE, founder of T …

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Press Release: A Brief History of Time

Posted on 01/09/2016

A Brief History of Time Stephen Hawking Introduction by Sir Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal Illustrated by Quentin Blake ‘Lively and provocative … Mr Hawking clearly possesses a natural teacher’s gifts …

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Press Release: Love Lies Bleeding

Posted on 01/09/2016

Love Lies Bleeding Edmund Crispin Illustrated by A. Richard Allen ‘A master of the whodunit … he combines a flawless plot, witty dialogue and a touch of hilarity’ the new york times   Love Lies B …

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