This Folio Society edition of Empire features a new preface specially written by its author, acclaimed historian Niall Ferguson, responding to the controversy caused by its initial publication.
With only two genuine dates, this irreverent romp is history as every schoolboy would wish it – hilarious and memorable.
This cornerstone of British fiction famously explores man’s relationship with nature, via a young boy’s unexpected passion for falconry. A specially printed translucent dust jacket accompanies this splendid gift edition.
With a preface by the Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka, this anthology collects folktales from across the African continent – including classic trickster tales like ‘Spider Outwits the Rich Woman’, and stories about navigating the complexities of life such as ‘Never Ask Me About My Family’.