With gripping thrillers, heartbreaking romance and some of the greatest novels of all time, the Folio Society’s collection of fiction books has a story to suit every reader. Featuring specially commissioned original illustrations, the stories are brought vividly to life. They also include beautifully designed hardback covers, making them the perfect gifts for any book lover. See below for the full list of Folio Fiction books.

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The Darling Buds of May book

The Darling Buds of May

H. E. Bates

With their outrageous tastes and boundless energy, the Larkins have charmed many a reader. Alice Tait’s illustrations for Folio capture the epicurean excesses of this flamboyant family.

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Desolation Island book

Desolation Island

Patrick O'Brian

Aubrey and Maturin set sail for Australia to rescue Governor William Bligh from the settlers rebelling against his rule. The fifth installment of the Aubrey-Maturin series.

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Dickens' London book

Dickens' London

Charles Dickens

This selection of celebrated essays by Charles Dickens conjures up a peerless, eyewitness account of the 19th-century capital, from the rarefied world of Whitehall to working-class conviviality and blighted slums.

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Disgrace book


J.M. Coetzee

In the Eastern Cape of post-apartheid South Africa, the bitterness of history is ever-present, as explored in Coetzee's Booker winning masterpiece.

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Dr No book

Dr No

Ian Fleming

The third in our best-selling James Bond series, this edition once more employs the talents of Fay Dalton, whose illustrations bring to life the glamour and danger of Bond’s action-filled mission in Jamaica.

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Dracula book


Bram Stoker

Mingling 19th-century anxieties with the oldest terrors of European myth, Dracula is one of the greatest of all gothic novels, and still has the power to chill the blood.

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Dubliners book


James Joyce

Once regarded as scandalous, Dubliners is now rightly celebrated as the first in the quartet of masterpieces that established Joyce as the greatest innovator in modern literature.

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The Eagle of the Ninth book

The Eagle of the Ninth

Rosemary Sutcliff

The story of the hunt for the lost Ninth Legion is one of the best - and best-loved - of Sutcliff's historical novels

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Emma book


Jane Austen

Published in series with Pride and Prejudice, this sparkling edition is introduced by Fay Weldon.

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Empire of the Sun book

Empire of the Sun

J. G. Ballard

The harrowing story of a British boy’s four-year ordeal in a Japanese prison camp during the Second World War, based on the author’s own wartime experiences. The first illustrated edition, featuring images by award-winning artist Tim Laing.

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Eugene Onegin book

Eugene Onegin

Alexander Pushkin

Pushkin's sparkling story of love and tragedy, translated by James E. Falen and illustrated by the Balbusso sisters.

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The Exorcist  book

The Exorcist

William Peter Blatty

The iconic tale of demonic possession, Catholic guilt and self-doubt horrifyingly illustrated by acclaimed artist Jeremy Caniglia.

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The Pink Fairy Book book

The Pink Fairy Book

Andrew Lang

In these tales third-born sons seek their fortunes, lovely princesses are blown away by gusts of wind, cunning tricksters steal treasures from dragons, wicked wizards chase after their apprentices, and wise animals help their friends…

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The Red Fairy Book book

The Red Fairy Book

Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang's Rainbow Fairy Books - The Red Fairy Book includes classics 'Jack and the Beanstalk' and 'Rapunzel' plus little-known stories such as 'The True History of Little Goldenhood', which offers a twist on the traditional Red Riding Hood story.

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The Floating Admiral book

The Floating Admiral

by Members of The Detection Club

Leading lights of the golden age of crime fiction, among them Agatha Christie, G. K. Chesterton and Dorothy L. Sayers, take turns weaving an inventive murder mystery.

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