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  1. Misery

    Misery

    Stephen King

    Illustrated by Edward Kinsella

    CA$94.95

    A taut, gripping thriller, Misery is arguably Stephen King’s greatest novel. Award-winning illustrator Edward Kinsella's deeply haunting artwork and striking binding design make this the ultimate collector's edition.

  2. The Master and Margarita

    The Master and Margarita

    Mikhail Bulgakov

    Illustrated by Peter Suart

    CA$94.95

    One of the great masterpieces of the 20th century, Mikhail Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita is beautifully crafted as a unique Folio edition with illustrations by Peter Suart and an introduction by Orlando Figes. 

  3. Crooked House

    Crooked House

    Agatha Christie

    Illustrated by Sally Dunne

    CA$79.95

    The newest addition to the Folio crime library is Crooked House, the book that Agatha Christie herself believed was one of her best. This edition features evocative illustrations by Sally Dunne.

  4. Sharpe’s Triumph

    Sharpe’s Triumph

    Bernard Cornwell

    Illustrated by Douglas Smith

    CA$74.95

    Folio’s illustrated Sharpe series continues with Sharpe’s Triumph. Douglas Smith provides rousing scratchboard images for the first illustrated editions of Bernard Cornwell’s enormously popular historical adventures.

  5. Nights at the Circus

    Nights at the Circus

    Angela Carter

    Illustrated by Eileen Cooper

    CA$94.95

    Nights at the Circus, Angela Carter’s tale of love and magic, circuses and lies, receives its first illustrated Folio Society edition. Royal Academician Eileen Cooper provides extraordinary linocut images, Sarah Waters introduces.

  6. The Road

    The Road

    Cormac McCarthy

    Illustrated by Gérard DuBois

    CA$79.95

    Cormac McCarthy’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Road is presented as a Folio collector’s edition, with award-winning artist Gérard DuBois’s beautiful and desolate illustrations and Michael Chabon’s New York Review of Books essay.

  7. Noughts and Crosses

    Noughts and Crosses

    Malorie Blackman

    Illustrated by Kingsley Nebechi

    CA$79.95

    Introduced by Benjamin Zephaniah and illustrated by Kingsley Nebechi, this stunning new Folio Society edition of Noughts & Crosses showcases Malorie Blackman’s award-winning thriller set in a reimagined Western society.

  8. The Handmaid’s Tale

    The Handmaid’s Tale

    Margaret Atwood

    Illustrated by Anna and Elena Balbusso

    CA$89.95

    ‘Science fiction has monsters and spaceships; speculative fiction could really happen.’ Margaret Atwood’s chilling cautionary tale is illustrated by the Balbusso sisters.

  9. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

    The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

    Michael Chabon

    Illustrated by Chris Samnee

    CA$160.00

    Experience The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay with this special collector’s edition. Featuring illustrations by comic book artist Chris Samnee, Michael Chabon’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is also introduced by Michael Moorcock.

  10. A Confederacy of Dunces

    A Confederacy of Dunces

    John Kennedy Toole

    Illustrated by Jonny Hannah

    CA$79.95

    Brilliantly conceived and outrageously funny, John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces makes its illustrated debut in a standout edition that includes a new preface by Bill Bailey.

  11. The Godfather

    The Godfather

    Mario Puzo

    Illustrated by Robert Carter

    CA$155.00

    Mario Puzo’s brilliant and brutal story of Mafia feuds and retribution in post-war New York is published in a sensational new illustrated Folio Society edition, introduced by Jonathan Freedland.

  12. Oryx and Crake

    Oryx and Crake

    Margaret Atwood

    Illustrated by Harriet Lee-Merrion

    CA$89.95

    Never has a plague-ravaged world been so brilliantly depicted. Dark, edgy and eerily prophetic, Oryx and Crake is the blistering page-turner from Margaret Atwood that is making its stunning Folio debut.

  13. Catch-22

    Catch-22

    Joseph Heller

    Illustrated by Neil Packer

    CA$79.95

    Joseph Heller’s masterpiece of anti-war satire is given a fittingly glorious home in this Folio edition introduced by celebrated writer and critic Malcolm Bradbury.

  14. Get Shorty

    Get Shorty

    Elmore Leonard

    Illustrated by Gary Kelley

    CA$79.95

    Elmore Leonard’s acerbic rampage through Miami’s underworld and Hollywood’s movie industry is given a much-anticipated Folio production.

  15. East of Eden

    East of Eden

    John Steinbeck

    Illustrated by Edward Kinsella

    CA$160.00

    John Steinbeck’s generational epic, East of Eden, introduced by Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Dirda and illustrated by award-winning artist Edward Kinsella, was selected as Folio’s 2017 Reader’s Choice for Fiction.

  16. Of Mice and Men

    Of Mice and Men

    John Steinbeck

    Illustrated by James Albon

    CA$69.95

    Published by The Folio Society for the first time, Of Mice and Men is John Steinbeck’s electrifying tale of injustice and shattered dreams, set during the Great Depression.

  17. Kindred

    Kindred

    Octavia E. Butler

    Illustrated by James E. Ransome

    CA$75.00

    The past becomes a deadly leash in Octavia E. Butler’s remarkable science-fiction thriller Kindred. This special Folio Society edition features work by award-winning artist James E. Ransome.

  18. True Grit

    True Grit

    Charles Portis

    Illustrated by Juan Estaban Rodríguez

    CA$74.95

    A whiskey-swilling bounty hunter and a fearless teenage girl are unlikely allies in this electrifying all-American adventure introduced by Donna Tartt.

  19. A Hero Born

    A Hero Born

    Jin Yong

    Illustrated by Ye Luying

    CA$99.95

    Jin Yong’s action-packed fantasy transports readers deep into China’s tumultuous past. This Folio edition of A Hero Born features stunning artwork by Ye Luying and an introduction by Ken Liu.

  20. Sophie’s World

    Sophie’s World

    Jostein Gaarder

    Illustrated by Sandra Rilova

    CA$99.95

    Mysticism, mystery and philosophical wonder leap off every page of Sophie’s World, a book that has moved the consciousness of millions, and now presented in a stunning new Folio edition.

  21. Parade’s End

    Parade’s End

    Ford Madox Ford

    Illustrated by James Albon

    CA$205.00

    A modernist masterpiece, Ford Madox Ford’s Great War tetralogy is vividly evoked in this striking two-volume edition.

  22. The Princess Bride

    The Princess Bride

    William Goldman

    Illustrated by Mark Thomas

    CA$89.95

    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.

  23. The Silmarillion

    The Silmarillion

    J. R. R. Tolkien

    Illustrated by Francis Mosley

    CA$89.95

    Before The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit came The Silmarillion – a rich tapestry of tales and legends which tells the story of Middle-earth.

  24. The Illustrated Man

    The Illustrated Man

    Ray Bradbury

    Illustrated by Marc Burckhardt

    CA$74.95

    A dazzling new edition of Ray Bradbury’s timeless classic The Illustrated Man, brought vividly to life by Marc Burckhardt’s metallic binding and stark illustrations; with an insightful introduction by Margaret Atwood.

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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 of modern fiction gloriously showcases the achievements of recent literature.  Each novel comes with beautiful illustrations and a striking, original & rare hardback binding.