Month: October 2018

Press Release: The Vikings

Posted on 19/10/2018

The Vikings Gwyn Jones Introduced by Magnus Magnusson ‘A vivid and living picture of the Viking adventure.’ times literary supplement Gwyn Jones dispels the myths of an empire built on terror and tyra …

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Press Release: Tales of the Greek Heroes

Posted on 19/10/2018

Tales of the Greek Heroes Retold from the Ancient Authors Roger Lancelyn Green Introduced by Stephen Fry Illustrated by Romy Blümel ‘Thanks to The Folio Society, generations will now have access to th …

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Press Release: Starship Troopers

Posted on 19/10/2018

Starship Troopers Robert A. Heinlein Introduced by Joe Haldeman Illustrated by Stephen Hickman ‘Nothing has come along that can match it’ science fiction weekly Robert A. Heinlein is celebrated as one …

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Press Release: The Spy’s Bedside Book

Posted on 19/10/2018

The Spy’s Bedside Book An anthology edited by Graham Greene and Hugh Greene Introduced by Stella Rimington Preface by Graham Greene Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle ‘I fear England will be infested with …

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Press Release: S.P.Q.R.

Posted on 19/10/2018

S.P.Q.R. A history of Ancient Rome Mary Beard ‘A wonderful concise history… Beard unpacks the secrets of the city’s success with a crisp and merciless clarity’ New York Times Why does ancient Rome sti …

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Press Release: Of Mice and Men

Posted on 19/10/2018

Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck Illustrated by James Albon ‘A short tale of much power and beauty. Mr Steinbeck has contributed a small masterpiece to the modern tough-tender school of American fiction …

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Press Release: Middlemarch

Posted on 19/10/2018

Middlemarch A Study of Provincial Life George Eliot Introduced by John Mullan Illustrated by Pierre Mornet ‘One of the few English novels written for grown-up people’ virginia woolf Perhaps the greate …

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Press Release: Hangman’s Holiday

Posted on 18/10/2018

Hangman’s Holiday Dorothy L. Sayers Illustrated by Paul Cox ‘She brought to the detective novel originality, intelligence, energy and wit’ p. d. james A well-dressed gentleman with a love of antiquari …

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Press Release: The Four Gospels

Posted on 18/10/2018

The Four Gospels Designed and illustrated by Eric Gill With a preface by Robert Gibbings Among his many and varied achievements are the numerous books Eric Gill designed, both type and illustration… …

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Press Release: The Folio Book of Science

Posted on 18/10/2018

The Folio Book of Science Selected and introduced by Professor Alice Roberts Selected by scientist, author and broadcaster Professor Alice Roberts, this collection features some of science’s most illu …

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Press Release: Diamonds are Forever

Posted on 18/10/2018

Diamonds are Forever Ian Fleming Illustrated by Fay Dalton ‘Fleming, by reason of his plausibility, sense of pace, brilliant descriptive powers and superb imagination, provides sheer entertainment’ Th …

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Press Release: Black Beauty

Posted on 18/10/2018

Black Beauty Anna Sewell Introduced by Michael Morpurgo Illustrated by Annette Hamley-Jenkins ‘One of the greatest books ever narrated by a horse, with a fine message: be kind to animals, and they’ll …

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Press Release: The Alchemist

Posted on 18/10/2018

The Alchemist Paolo Coelho With an afterword and note by the author Illustrated by Jesús Cisneros ‘I love The Alchemist’ Oprah Winfrey Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist has touched the lives of millions of …

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