A handsome edition of the first James Bond novel, introduction by John Banville.
From Irish mythology to Scottish mysteries, Welsh poetry to English comedy, the literature of the British Isles is hugely diverse and rich. The Folio Society publishes an extensive collection of classic works of fiction from Britain and Ireland. All Folio books include beautiful illustrations or specially researched photographs and come in beautifully designed hardback covers. See below for the full list of Folio British and Irish Fiction books.
This thrilling adventure about a boy learning to survive in the wild, continues to hold the world's imagination. Enchanting tales and poems on the lives and customs of jungle creatures are brought vividly to life with beautiful illustrations by Maurice and Edward J. Detmold.
Originally told as bedtime stories for Kipling's daughter Josephine, Just So Stories remains a classic of children's literature. Simply and beautifully written, with an entirely believable, far from cosy vision of the joy, wonder and dangers of the natural world.
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.