J. E. Austen-Leigh
Now reissued in series with our Austen collection, this biography is an affectionate portrait of one of our best-loved writers, and the time in which she wrote.
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.
The Midnight Folk is a feast of imaginative storytelling, a glorious cornucopia of pirates and witches, lost treasure and talking animals. Although it was published in 1927, it evokes an older world: houses are lit by oil lamps, and travel is by horse, carriage – or broomstick.
If aliens were watching us, what would their favourite TV show be? What’s next for that unique publishing phenomenon, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy? And how do you make the perfect sandwich? These and other unlikely questions are answered in the final volume of Adams’s universe-spanning odyssey.