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  • Illustration from The Master and Margarita by Peter Suart, for The Folio Society edition

    This Folio Life: To Serve Two Masters

    How do you even begin to illustrate The Master and Margarita, Mikhail Bulgakov’s fantastical and subversive Russian masterpiece? Artist Peter Suart talks us through his in-depth research and various inspirations behind the artwork in this Folio edition.

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  • Folio books wrapped in recyclable transparent paper

    This Folio Life: It’s a wrap

    The journey from shrink-wrap to sustainable paper. Back in 2019 we began to investigate replacing the plastic shrink-wrap on our books with a sustainable alternative.

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  • An illustration by Peter Forster

    The Folio Life: Peter Forster (1934–2021)

    Peter Forster, who died in January, was one of the outstanding wood engravers of the late 20th century. Much of his best work was produced for the Folio Society: between 1986 and 2003 he illustrated seven complete Folio volumes and contributed to three multi-artist publications.

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