J. R. R. Tolkien
Successive generations have been spellbound by the exploits of Frodo, Gandalf and their comrades as they journey towards Mordor to do battle with the Dark Lord Sauron.
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.
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.
Compared to that of Kurt Vonnegut, Tom Stoppard and even Jonathan Swift, in his introduction, science-fiction writer Adam Roberts describes this novel as ‘that rare thing: a sequel that surpasses its original’.
In the fourth volume of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series, Arthur Dent finds a whole new set of mind-boggling mysteries to deal with when planet Earth appears not to have been destroyed after all.