L. M. Montgomery
Anne Shirley falls in love with the rambling farmhouse called Green Gables the moment she sees it. Unfortunately she is not quite what Marilla Cuthbert and her brother Matthew were expecting.
From rich southern gothic to the wilds of the frontier, American literature is as diverse as it is exhilarating. The Folio Society publishes books by American authors from all genres and styles; from classic novels of the 19th century, to modern fiction. Each hardback book is bound with beautifully designed covers and includes original illustrations or specially photographs. See below for the full list of Folio American Fiction books.
Set during the Alaskan gold rush of 1897, Jack London’s classic adventure story inspired Kerouac and Orwell. In this Folio edition, Abigail Rorer’s drawings depict the fierce beauty of the frozen Yukon. David Vann introduces.
A hilarious novel from the master of satire and irony. Factory manager Hank finds himself transported to legendary Camelot, but soon discovers that King Arthur's court isn't quite as chivalrous as he thought. Illustrated by David Hughes.
Ray Bradbury’s classic envisages a dystopian future in which the job of firemen is to seek out books and burn them. In this edition, introduced by Michael Moorcock, Sam Weber’s astonishing illustrations perfectly capture the novel’s haunting atmosphere.
In this suspense-filled gothic romance the Pyncheon family live in a creaking New England mansion. As the brooding atmosphere grows, they realise that their ancestors bequeathed them a lot more than bricks and mortar; the sins of the past are coming back to haunt them.
As well as being a great novelist, Mark Twain was a brilliant and prolific writer of short stories, using them to capture a dazzling variety of characters, landscapes and registers. This edition gathers together nearly 50 of his greatest tales, revealing his extraordinary versatility.