Riddley Walker

Russell Hoban
Illustrated by Quentin Blake
Afterword by Dr Rowan Williams
Limited to 1,000 copies each numbered and signed by Quentin Blake

FEWER THAN 200 COPIES

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.

Limited Edition

Riddley Walker is Russell Hoban’s genre-defying masterpiece set in post-apocalyptic Kent, in an England in the grip of a second Iron Age, and written in ’Riddleyspeak’ a fractured phonetic version of English. This limited edition combines the extraordinary text with large-scale illustrations by Quentin Blake. Also included are an essay by Blake and a specially-commissioned postscript by Dr Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury.

Limited to 1,000 numbered copies each signed and numbered by Quentin Blake on a tipped-in limitation page, printed letterpress on Hahnemühle Bugra Bütten laid paper

288 pages set in Poliphilus and Blado type, with hand-drawn titling
Printed in full colour on Woodstock Betulla paper, with 39 illustrations by Quentin Blake
Bound in full cloth, printed with a design by the artist
Featuring printed page edges
Spine blocked in foil printed with a design by the artist
Presented in a cloth-covered slipcase
14″ × 10″

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