With a preface by the Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka, this anthology collects folktales from across the African continent – including classic trickster tales like ‘Spider Outwits the Rich Woman’, and stories about navigating the complexities of life, such as ‘Never Ask Me About My Family’.
This elegant edition pays homage to one of the most revered voices of Russian literature. Introduced by the celebrated novelist Eimear McBride and illustrated with evocative photographs, this selection covers the full scope of Akhmatova's work, from her early poems to her later revolutionary pieces.
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.
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.
With witty illustrations by Quentin Blake, Waugh’s satiric novel about the perils of modernisation receives the Folio Collectable treatment.
A fine edition of the celebrated limited edition, featuring an additional binding illustration by Quentin Blake.
A comedy masterpiece is given the Folio Collectables treatment, featuring the full set of original illustrations.
Beryl Bainbridge’s award-winning portrait of life on board the Titanic is published for the first time alongside her own spectacular paintings.
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.
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.
The food memoir that inspired a new way of thinking about what we eat and how we live. Illustrated with 12 pages of black and white photographs chronicling the author's remarkable life.
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.
This cornerstone of British literature famously explores man’s relationship with nature, via a young boy’s unexpected passion for falconry. A specially printed translucent dust jacket accompanies this splendid gift edition.
Renault's acclaimed novel, published in series with The Alexander Trilogy and introduced by the classical historian Robin Lane Fox.
A revelatory examination of a unique oral culture, published for the first time in the UK.
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.
A witty crime caper from the author of The Moving Toyshop, with evocative illustrations by A. Richard Allen.
This sparkling collection of Elizabeth David's articles showcases the work of the woman regarded as the 'best food writer of her time'.
A rousing selection of the beloved poet’s works, presented in a handsome binding that reflects Burns’s abiding affection for the natural world.
With only two genuine dates, this irreverent romp is history as every schoolboy would wish it – hilarious and memorable.
Set in 1960s Haiti, this darkly comic thriller is introduced by award-winning journalist Francis Wheen.
This large-format gift edition of one of Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedies features an exquisite new frontispiece by the Balbusso twins.
Produced in series with The Tiger in the Smoke, this edition pays homage to an exceptional mystery writer.
A collector’s edition of Stephen King’s genre-changing tale of unquiet ghosts and simmering violence, illustrated by award-winning artist Edward Kinsella.
This is the first volume of the Barsetshire Chronicles, and arguably Trollope’s most celebrated work.
In 1900, a former travelling salesman published a book about a girl from Kansas and her adventures in a strange land. It soon became one of the best-loved children's stories of all time, with generations of children growing up with Dorothy, the Wicked Witch of the West and, of course, Toto.
The Folio Book of Food and Drink is an anthology of culinary delights, stimulating appetites with literary extracts including Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Elizabeth David and Nigel Slater. This collection – exclusive to Folio – features a mouthwatering introduction by food writer Jojo Tulloh, and a selection of cartoons and 19th-century illustrations.
The collector’s edition of Cyrano de Bergerac’s wildly inventive early sci-fi classics – revisited and enhanced by Folio Society favourite Quentin Blake.
Both hugely influential and deeply controversial, Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged remains a vital read for anyone seeking to understand the current state of global politics. With stunning illustrations by Anna and Elena Balbusso.