The Earthsea Cycle has been published in many formats, but arguably none more in keeping with Ursula K. Le Guin’s original intentions for her work than the new illustrated series from Folio.
Committing to publishing all six titles in The Earthsea Cycle over the next two years, Publishing Director Tom Walker explores the importance of Ursula K. Le Guin’s writing and why this is such a significant series for Folio.
To celebrate Father’s Day, it’s the turn of fictional dads to take the limelight. From classic novels to dystopia, crime and children’s favourites, there are fun and formidable father figures who stand out on the page and are etched in our memories. Here are a few of our favourites.
Celebrating 50 years of Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, we looked at the legacy of Raoul Duke and Dr. Gonzo’s ‘savage journey’ and spoke to Neil Gower about how he took on the mammoth task of colouring Ralph Steadman’s original illustrations.
Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar tells the achingly sad and darkly humorous story of a woman’s spiralling descent into breakdown. Painter and sculptor Alexandra Levasseur talks through two of her illustrations for Folio’s The Bell Jar, and how she worked to encapsulate Plath’s turmoil.