A rousing selection of the beloved poet’s works, presented in a handsome binding that reflects Burns’s abiding affection for the natural world.
In a newly revised edition, Seward’s riveting biography breathes new life into one of English history’s most divisive and infamous figures.
One of the most significant works in English mysticism, and the first known book written in English by a woman.
Russell Hoban’s genre-defying masterpiece with a new essay by Quentin Blake and a specially-commissioned postscript by Dr Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury.
From the pen that brought you Winnie-the-Pooh and When We Were Very Young comes this tale of murder, deceit, jealousy and croquet.
Never out of print since it first appeared in 1906, this timeless story speaks eloquently to young and old alike.
Novelist and linguist Anthony Burgess's study paints a fascinating portrait of a man who is both one of history's most famous figures, and one of its biggest mysteries.
A complete collection of Wilde’s enchanting fairy tales, introduced by Jeanette Winterson and with illustrations by Grahame Baker-Smith.
The definitive account of a tragic conflict, with more than 100 carefully selected images.
Set in 1960s Haiti, this darkly comic thriller is introduced by award-winning journalist Francis Wheen.
Funny, learned and frank, this book explores what life was really like in the Middle Ages. With specially commissioned illustrations by Robert Venables.
The chilling account of the Nazi conference to finalise the plans for genocide, with a new preface by author Mark Roseman.
Upon arrival at Moonacre Manor, Maria discovers an enchanted valley where she catches a glimpse of a most unusual horse. So begins a magical adventure that has captivated generations of readers, young and old. Introduced by Jane Shilling and illustrated by Debra McFarlane.
Compelling analysis and vivid everyday observations are combined in the writings of this much-admired journalist. With more than 50 contemporary images.
Jet packs, spinning fairground rides and an ant on a garden hose – the award-winning history of string theory from leading physicist Brian Greene.
A beautiful Folio edition of Edith Nesbit’s classic children’s novel, Five Children and It, featuring the original, evocative 1902 illustrations by H. R. Millar
The Locked-Room Mysteries set brings together three towering examples of impossible crimes, with stories by Edgar Wallace, Gaston Leroux and John Dickson Carr. This Folio edition is introduced by celebrated crime novelist and current President of the Detection Club, Martin Edwards, and is illustrated by Mark Thomas.
The Folio edition of Stig of the Dump, Clive King’s beloved children’s tale of friendship and time travel. Newly introduced by the award-winning author David Almond, with Edward Ardizzone’s inimitable illustrations from the first edition.
The iconic tale of demonic possession, Catholic guilt and self-doubt horrifyingly illustrated by acclaimed artist Jeremy Caniglia.
Illness and intrigue both proved deadly to the last Russian royal family. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Robert K. Massie reveals the tragic circumstances behind their infamous downfall.
The inspiration behind generations of literature and storytelling, the mythology that drove the Vikings is retold here with vitality and humour.
John Reed’s immersive eyewitness account of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.
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.
A superbly illustrated Folio edition of Patricia Highsmith’s Strangers on a Train – the benchmark of the thriller genre since publication in 1950.
James George Frazer's monumental classic, The Golden Bough – a subversive study of religion and folklore that scandalised its first readers – in a lavishly illustrated Folio edition.
A new comprehensive guide to the main global events, personalities and themes which have shaped the modern world published by Cambridge University Press.
A cycling jaunt in Germany provides the backdrop for this laugh-out-loud novel from the master of Victorian quick wit; the escapades beautifully illustrated by Paul Cox.
One of the world’s great literary legacies, this manual of virtuous living, courtship and pleasure affords an intimate glimpse into Hindu culture.
A sumptuous new book revealing how Classical mythology has inspired art over time. Published by Phaidon.
A new visual exploration of the Bard’s geographical and cultural environment.