A beautiful edition of Tolkien's classic children's story. Leaving his comfortable hobbit hole Bilbo Baggins goes on a reluctant adventure to defeat a dragon, and along the way he encounters the vile, but pathetic Gollum, and his ‘Precious’ – a ring to rule them all.
A charming, illustrated edition of Joan Aiken’s much-loved children’s book.
Stephen Fry introduces the new Folio Society edition of Tales of the Greek Heroes, with Roger Lancelyn Green’s epic quests vividly illustrated by Romy Blümel.
Published by The Folio Society for the first time, Of Mice and Men is John Steinbeck’s electrifying tale of injustice and shattered dreams, set during the Great Depression.
Graham and Hugh Greene expose the clandestine world of espionage in The Spy’s Bedside Book, illustrated with the meticulous and mysterious drawings of Nick Hardcastle.
Cloth-bound and blocked with a dreamlike celestial design by Paul Bonet, the Folio Notebook is perfect for gifting or personal note-taking.
Ian Fleming’s superspy returns in Diamonds Are Forever, the sixth volume of our James Bond collection, with Fay Dalton’s artwork oozing glamour and danger.
Legendary science fiction artist Stephen Hickman brings every inch of frenetic action to the page in the first illustrated edition of Robert A. Heinlein’s Hugo Award-winning Starship Troopers. Introduced by Joe Haldeman.
The Folio Book of Children’s Poetry is an eclectic and thought-provoking collection chosen to amuse, entertain and challenge young readers – from classic Wordsworth to the inimitable Dahl.
Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist has touched the lives of millions of people. In this spectacular first Folio Society edition, Jesús Cisneros’s stunning illustrations work in perfect harmony with the narrative.
One of the most significant works in English mysticism, and the first known book written in English by a woman.
Ever since Chaucer’s day, when the host of the Tabard Inn in Southwark rose to welcome the Canterbury Pilgrims with a joke, the After Dinner Speech, designed, if possible, to reduce the assembled company to helpless merriment, has presented the ultimate challenge.
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’.
Orwell’s chilling farmyard parody of Soviet Russia is brought vividly to life with illustrations by Quentin Blake.
Poe's curious and macabre novel, presented in a compact format and introduced by Marilynne Robinson.
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.
Tumbling headlong down a rabbit-hole, Alice enters the magical underground kingdom of Wonderland. These classic stories remain a childhood favourite.
Produced in series with Anne of Green Gables, this book sees L. M. Montgomery’s celebrated heroine growing into adulthood. Anne Shirley becomes a teacher and helps to raise young twins, but she remains the impulsive, imaginative heroine beloved by readers the world over.
Written more than 2,500 years ago, The Art of War remains the most famous military treatise of all time. Sun-tzu’s collection of precepts on strategic warfare has yet to be surpassed.
Blending investigative journalism with the personal approach of a writer both fascinated and appalled by her subject, this is an award-winning portrait of life under ‘one of the most savage surveillance regimes ever known’. With previously unpublished photographs by the author.
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.
Witty, tantalising and illuminating, John Aubrey’s great classic of biography allows a glimpse into a fascinating era, while humanising great figures of history such as Shakespeare, Francis Bacon and Thomas Hobbes.
A classic of 20th-century literature, Daphne du Maurier’s mesmerising ’study in jealousy’ has captivated readers for generations.
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.
Nepotism, murder and debauchery abound in this gripping portrait of a family that bribed their way to power in Renaissance Italy. The first illustrated edition, this is designed in series with Hibbert's The Rise and Fall of the House of Medici.
This Folio edition, a facsimile of the British edition of 1909, contains 60 of The Brothers Grimm’s most famous tales, including ‘Snow White’, ‘Hansel and Gretel’ and ‘Red Riding Hood’.
Spectacular colour images illustrate this highly acclaimed exploration of space and time.
A vivid portrait of a post-Mao China, from one of the great travel writers.
Capote’s enchanting New York novella, introduced by Jay McInerney. With illustrations by Karen Klassen.
Now in its first illustrated edition, this seminal novel of slavery in America was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and ranked the greatest fiction work of the past 25 years.
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