Said to be ‘one of the greatest love stories in world literature', Tolstoy’s narrative genius shines through in the portrait he paints of Russia in the latter part of the 19th century.
Great works of literature which have lasted through the ages. The Folio Society publishes a diverse collection of classic fiction books, from the earliest stories of the ancient Greeks to the invention of the novel in the 19th century. Folio books include specially commissioned introductions from leading academics and authors as well beautiful illustrations and specially designed hardback covers. See below for the full list of Folio Classic 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.
At the heart of this collection is one of Charles Dickens's best-loved works: A Christmas Carol. This and his other seasonal novellas have become part of Christmas itself, reminding us of simple family pleasures and the value of goodwill.
Pyncheon family live in a creaking New England mansion and 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.