At once epic and intimate, this deeply compassionate portrait of a family and the empire they serve places its author alongside Tolstoy and Chekhov.
Hornblower is one of the greatest naval adventurers in literature and he is back with heroic battles, stoic command and illicit liaisons in a stunning new four-book Folio set that includes reproductions of Forester’s original maps.
One of the finest war novels ever written, describing the Battle of the Somme from the viewpoint of an ordinary soldier.
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.
A stirring tale of vengeance and honour, from the finest historical novelist to write about Roman Britain.
A new Folio edition of Tobias Smollett’s final masterpiece, The Expedition of Humphry Clinker, a hilarious road-trip through Georgian Britain, dynamically illustrated by Derrick Harris and with an introduction by John Sutherland.
A handsome new Folio series introduces Horatio Hornblower, C. S. Forester’s brilliant Royal Navy hero of the Napoleonic Wars, lavishly illustrated by Joe McLaren and introduced by longtime admirer Bernard Cornwell.
A hauntingly illustrated edition of Under Fire, Henri Barbusse’s uniquely devastating anti-war masterpiece published at the height of the First World War.
Renault's acclaimed novel, published in series with The Alexander Trilogy and introduced by the classical historian Robin Lane Fox.
Critically acclaimed historical fiction from the Booker Prize-winning novelist and biographer.
A modernist masterpiece, Ford Madox Ford’s Great War tetralogy is vividly evoked in this striking two-volume edition.