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With some of the classics of the 20th and 21st centuries, the Folio Society publishes a captivating selection of modern fiction books. Whether modernist masterpieces of the early 20th century or recent Booker prize winners, this collection gloriously showcases the achievements of recent literature. Each book comes with beautiful illustrations and a striking, original hardback binding. See below for the full list of Folio Modern Fiction books.

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The Hound of the Baskervilles book

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Arthur Conan Doyle

Edward Bawden illustrates this softbound edition — one of the first in the Folio Collectables range.

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In Cold Blood book

In Cold Blood

Truman Capote

Capote’s masterpiece of suspense was an immediate sensation when it was serialised in the New Yorker in 1965. Our edition, introduced by Rupert Thomson, includes rare courtroom photographs.

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Amerika book

Amerika

Franz Kafka

Kafka's first novel follows the adventures of Karl Rossman, sent away from home after getting a maid pregnant. Part social satire, part coming-of-age novel, it is lighter in tone than the rest of his fiction, and owes a debt to a writer he hugely admired: Charles Dickens.

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The Castle book

The Castle

Franz Kafka

Kafka's final novel, an unfinished masterpiece, tells the story of K., a land surveyor, and his struggles to gain admittance to the Castle ...

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Love Lies Bleeding book

Love Lies Bleeding

Edmund Crispin

A witty crime caper from the author of The Moving Toyshop, with evocative illustrations by A. Richard Allen.

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Loving book

Loving

Henry Green

Green's parody of the country-house novel describes the life above and below stairs in Kinalty Castle, an isolated ‘gothic pile’. A modern classic brought to life with illustrations by Christopher Corr.

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The Man in the High Castle book

The Man in the High Castle

Philip K. Dick

Winner of the 1963 Hugo award, Philip K. Dick’s alternative history is a classic of modern science fiction, presented here with vivid illustrations by Shan Jiang.

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Midnight's Children  book

Midnight's Children

Salman Rushdie

Voted the Booker of Bookers in 1993, this is a captivating allegory of modern India. With a new introduction by the author.

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The Moving Toyshop book

The Moving Toyshop

Edmund Crispin

P. D. James introduces this edition of Crispin's crime-fiction caper. With lively illustrations by A. Richard Allen.

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Never Let Me Go book

Never Let Me Go

Kazuo Ishiguro

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2005, this is an unforgettable, poignant story by the author of The Remains of the Day.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four book

Nineteen Eighty-Four

George Orwell

Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger introduces Orwell’s masterpiece in this striking new edition.

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On the Road book

On the Road

Jack Kerouac

A fictionalised account of Jack's own journeys across America with his friend Neal Cassady, Kerouac’s beatnik odyssey captured the soul of a generation and changed the landscape of American fiction for ever.

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest book

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Ken Kesey

Illustrator David Hughes captures the anarchic energy of Kesey’s iconic novel.

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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie book

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Muriel Spark

The glamorous, unconventional fascist Miss Jean Brodie in Muriel Sparks classic novel is brought vividly to life with illustrations by Beryl Cook

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The Princess Bride book

The Princess Bride

William Goldman

Featuring giants, duels, man-eating swamp rats and, of course, true love, Goldman's funny and poignant lampoon of the fairy-tale tradition has inadvertently become a classic of the genre.

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