A series of misunderstandings on a sultry summer’s day have terrible and far-reaching consequences. This is the first illustrated edition of Ian McEwan’s masterpiece.
A classic of 20th-century literature, Daphne du Maurier’s mesmerising ’study in jealousy’ has captivated readers for generations.
Critically acclaimed historical fiction from the Booker Prize-winning novelist and biographer.
The sequel to The King Must Die sees a triumphant Theseus return to Athens and his throne, only to find his destiny beset by tragedy, desire and the uncertain will of the gods.
Tim Winton’s celebrated novel is a jubilant and poignant portrait of two native-born, working-class Australian families.
A fine edition of the celebrated limited edition, featuring an additional binding illustration by Quentin Blake.
Illustrator David Hughes captures the anarchic energy of Kesey's iconic novel.
With their outrageous tastes and boundless energy, the Larkins have charmed many a reader. Alice Tait’s illustrations for Folio capture the epicurean excesses of this flamboyant family.
In the Eastern Cape of post-apartheid South Africa, the bitterness of history is ever-present, as explored in Coetzee’s Booker winning masterpiece.
J. G. Ballard's apocalyptic novel evokes a world both decaying and teeming with tropical life forms. Introduced by Will Self, with illustrations by James Boswell.
Aubrey and Maturin set sail for Australia to rescue Governor William Bligh from the settlers rebelling against his rule. The fifth installment of the Aubrey-Maturin series.
The harrowing story of a British boy’s four-year ordeal in a Japanese prison camp during the Second World War, based on the author’s own wartime experiences. The first illustrated edition, featuring images by award-winning artist Tim Laing.
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.
A beautiful, elegiac portrait of love and loss amidst the Italian aristocracy on the eve of the Second World War. Using the acclaimed translation by Jamie McKendrick.
Colm Tóibín introduces Hemingway’s early masterpiece.
The seedy decadence of inter-war Berlin is brought to life in a series of six short stories, illustrated with a selection of images by contemporary German artist George Grosz.
They are what Churchill called ‘the gleaming toys of history’ – a collection of entertaining stories, many of them biographical, that light up past and present and fix them in our memories.
Defying all genres, In Parenthesis is one of the First World War’s greatest works of literature. This edition includes artwork by calligrapher Ewan Clayton and a foreword by Harold Bloom.
Renault's acclaimed novel, published in series with The Alexander Trilogy and introduced by the classical historian Robin Lane Fox.
Mary Shelley's apocalyptic story about a mysterious disease that devastates humankind is illustrated with paintings by the German Romantic artist Caspar David Friedrich.
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.
Eric Newby’s story of escape and evasion, dedicated to the ordinary Italian people who saved his life, remains funny, vivid and deeply moving.
A magnificent, spirited portrait of life as a secret agent in occupied France.
Compelling romance, epic tale of misadventure, cutting parable of cultural imperialism, Peter Carey's Oscar and Lucinda is overwhelmingly a story of all-consuming passions.
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.
The glamorous, unconventional fascist Miss Jean Brodie in Muriel Spark's classic novel is brought vividly to life with illustrations by Beryl Cook
A modernist masterpiece, Ford Madox Ford’s Great War tetralogy is vividly evoked in this striking two-volume edition.
A rousing tale of mistaken identity, The Prince and the Pauper reveals a side of Mark Twain seldom seen. The young prince suddenly becomes the pauper and the pauper, Tom, heir to the throne of England.
Pushkin's celebrated and influential short stories, presented alongside the work of acclaimed illustrators Anna and Elena Balbusso.
Opening, literally, with a cliffhanger, Household's classic thriller plunges you into a exhilarating game of cat and mouse as a would-be assassin is chased across 1930s Europe.