Month: May 2017

Press Release: The House of Borgia

Posted on 18/05/2017

The House of Borgia Christopher Hibbert ‘A tale of greed, nepotism, assassination and relentless jostling for power’ sunday times Greedy, lascivious and unashamedly corrupt, the Borgia name has come t …

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Press Release: Rebecca

Posted on 18/05/2017

Rebecca Daphne du Maurier Introduced by Helen Dunmore Illustrated by D. G. Smith ‘Rebecca has woven its way into the fabric of our culture with all the troubling power of a myth or dream.’ A stunning …

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Press Release: Nicholas and Alexandra

Posted on 18/05/2017

Nicholas and Alexandra Robert K. Massie Introduced by the author ‘A magnificent and intimate picture’ Harpers The final years of imperial Russia are brilliantly evoked in this best-selling work by Pul …

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Press Release: Thee Men in a Boat

Posted on 18/05/2017

Three Men in a Boat Jerome K. Jerome Illustrated by Paul Cox ‘Like settling in for a fireside chat with an eccentric great-uncle who has seen it all, done it all, but who’s still more ready to mock hi …

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Press Release: Mani and Roumeli

Posted on 18/05/2017

Mani: Travels in the Southern Peloponnese Roumeli: Travels in Northern Greece Patrick Leigh Fermor Introduced by Artemis Cooper Photographs by Joan Eyres Monsell Illustrated by Katyuli Lloyd Once desc …

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Press Release: The Pre-Raphaelite Tragedy

Posted on 18/05/2017

The Pre-Raphaelite Tragedy William Gaunt Lush, colourful and unquestionably beautiful, Pre-Raphaelite works are much loved today. Yet on their release these paintings – and the artists who created the …

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Press Release: Empire of the Sun

Posted on 18/05/2017

Empire of the Sun J. G. Ballard Introduced by William Boyd Illustrated by Tim Laing ‘An incredible literary achievement and almost intolerably moving’ anthony burgess In the author’s own words, Empire …

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Press Release: Dr No

Posted on 18/05/2017

Dr No Ian Fleming Illustrated by Fay Dalton ‘Fleming, by reason of his plausibility, sense of pace, brilliant descriptive powers and superb imagination, provides sheer entertainment’ THE SPECTATOR The …

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Press Release: The War of the Worlds

Posted on 08/05/2017

The War of the Worlds Introduced by Iain Sinclair Illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith ‘A true classic that has pointed the way not just for science-fiction writers, but for how we as a civilisation mig …

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