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  1. The Meaning of Mice

    The Meaning of Mice

    Charles van Sandwyk

    Illustrated by Charles van Sandwyk

    £24.95

    Charles van Sandwyk takes readers on a whimsical journey into another world with the exquisitely illustrated Folio edition of The Meaning of Mice.

  2. The Roald Dahl Collection (Set 1)

    The Roald Dahl Collection (Set 1)

    Roald Dahl

    Illustrated by Quentin Blake

    £80.00

    Grab your golden ticket for three of Roald Dahl’s finest fizz-whizzing adventures – James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The Twits – in this splendiferous new Folio Society set, featuring Quentin Blake’s iconic black-and-white illustrations.

  3. Around the World in Eighty Days

    Around the World in Eighty Days

    Jules Verne

    Illustrated by Kristjana S. Williams

    £47.95

    The Folio Society presents Jules Verne’s fantastical adventure Around the World in Eighty Days in a spectacularly fitting edition, replete with a giant fold-out map designed by sought-after artist Kristjana S. Williams.

  4. The Princess Bride

    The Princess Bride

    William Goldman

    Illustrated by Mark Thomas

    £49.95

    Featuring giants, duels, man-eating swamp rats and, of course, true love, Goldman’s funny and poignant lampoon of the fairy-tale tradition has inadvertently become a classic of the genre.

  5. The Best of Dorothy Parker

    The Best of Dorothy Parker

    Illustrated by Helen Smithson

    £47.95

    Enjoy The Best of Dorothy Parker in The Folio Society’s new edition of poetry and short stories from the greatest wit of her age, with the era-defining graphic illustrations of Helen Smithson.

  6. Catch-22

    Catch-22

    Joseph Heller

    Illustrated by Neil Packer

    £49.95

    Joseph Heller’s masterpiece of anti-war satire is given a fittingly glorious home in this Folio edition introduced by celebrated writer and critic Malcolm Bradbury.

  7. A Confederacy of Dunces

    A Confederacy of Dunces

    John Kennedy Toole

    Illustrated by Jonny Hannah

    £49.95

    Brilliantly conceived and outrageously funny, John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces makes its illustrated debut in a standout edition that includes a new preface by Bill Bailey.

  8. Mostly Harmless

    Mostly Harmless

    Douglas Adams

    Illustrated by Jonathan Burton

    £49.95

    If aliens were watching us, what would their favourite TV show be? What’s next for that unique publishing phenomenon, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy? And how do you make the perfect sandwich? These and other unlikely questions are answered in the final volume of Adams’s universe-spanning odyssey.

  9. So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

    So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

    Douglas Adams

    Illustrated by Jonathan Burton

    £49.95

    In the fourth volume of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series, Arthur Dent finds a whole new set of mind-boggling mysteries to deal with when planet Earth appears not to have been destroyed after all.

  10. The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

    Tobias Smollett

    Illustrated by Derrick Harris

    £49.95

    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.

  11. Summer

    Summer

    Illustrated by Petra Börner

    £29.95

    An enchanting selection of prose and poetry inspired by summer, with commissioned illustrations and binding.

  12. A Walk in the Woods

    A Walk in the Woods

    Bill Bryson

    Illustrated by James Weston Lewis

    £49.95

    Full of sweat, tears and side-splitting humour, Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods is a page-turning travelogue and this Folio Society edition is the ultimate companion for fans of the author’s inimitable wit.

  13. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    Hunter S. Thompson

    Illustrated by Ralph Steadman

    £49.95

    Hunter S. Thompson’s acid-laced counterculture classic, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, is given the ultimate collector’s makeover in this 50th anniversary Folio Society edition featuring Ralph Steadman’s original illustrations and an exclusive introduction by David Mamet.

Laugh your socks off with a funny comedy novel. The Folio Society publishes a collection of classic comedy fiction books and stories from a range of hilarious funny authors, whose characters have kept us laughing through the ages. Folio books include beautiful original illustrations and come with specially designed rare hardback covers.