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  1. The Shining

    The Shining

    Stephen King

    Illustrated by Edward Kinsella

    £60.00

    A Folio Society collector’s edition of Stephen King’s genre-changing tale of unquiet ghosts and simmering violence, illustrated by award-winning artist Edward Kinsella.

  2. New
    Beloved

    Beloved

    Toni Morrison

    Illustrated by Joe Morse

    £49.95

    Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1988, Toni Morrison’s seminal novel Beloved remains an enduring masterpiece. The Folio edition is introduced by Russell Banks and features illustrations by Joe Morse.

  3. New
    The Buried Giant

    The Buried Giant

    Kazuo Ishiguro

    Illustrated by Jana Heidersdorf

    £75.00

    Uncover a spectacular piece of fantasy literature from Nobel Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro. The Folio edition of The Buried Giant is illustrated by Jana Heidersdorf and introduced by Daniel Kehlmann.

  4. New
    Invisible Cities

    Invisible Cities

    Italo Calvino

    Illustrated by Dave McKean

    £60.00

    Italo Calvino’s beguiling and mysterious Invisible Cities defies explanation. Dave McKean’s rich visuals illustrate the wondrous and impossible urban landscapes in a Folio edition that is introduced by Jeanette Winterson. 

  5. New
    No Country for Old Men

    No Country for Old Men

    Cormac McCarthy

    Illustrated by Gérard DuBois

    £49.95

    Cormac McCarthy’s sparse and beautiful writing is perfectly mirrored by Gérard DuBois’s hauntingly understated images for this Folio Society edition of the Western thriller No Country for Old Men.

  6. New
    The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

    The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

    Haruki Murakami

    Illustrated by Daniel Liévano

    £85.00

    The latest addition to our best-selling Murakami collection, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle is a masterpiece exploring the surreal that is hidden in plain sight. This beautiful edition is illustrated by award-winning series artist Daniel Liévano.

  7. New
    DC Comics: The Golden Age

    Witness the creation of the world’s very first Super Heroes in DC Comics: The Golden Age. Folio has teamed up with the legendary publishers of Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman to present the first in a brand-new series of prestige comic-book collections.

  8. Limited Edition
    We Have Always Lived in the Castle (Limited Edition)

    We Have Always Lived in the Castle (Limited Edition)

    Shirley Jackson

    Illustrated by Angie Hoffmeister

    £250.00

    The Folio Society presents a bewitching limited edition of Shirley Jackson’s We Have Always Lived in the Castle. Illustrated by Angie Hoffmeister and with a brilliant new afterword by Donna Tartt, this edition is limited to just 500 copies and has been signed by both contributors.

  9. Trainspotting

    Trainspotting

    Irvine Welsh

    Illustrated by Nicole Rifkin

    £60.00

    Choose Trainspotting, the explosive debut of author Irvine Welsh, as Folio celebrates the 30th anniversary of this cult classic with the first illustrated edition ever published.

  10. A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange

    Anthony Burgess

    Illustrated by Ben Jones

    £44.95

    One of the most important books of the 20th century, Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange is presented as a stunning Folio edition that includes an exclusive introduction by Irvine Welsh.

  11. Limited Edition
    Casino Royale (Limited Edition)

    Casino Royale (Limited Edition)

    Ian Fleming

    Illustrated by Fay Dalton

    £500.00

    Celebrating 70 years since publication, Folio’s fabulous anniversary edition of Casino Royale, limited to 750 numbered copies, exudes sophistication and glamour. Bound in blocked leather and signed by artist Fay Dalton, this is the perfect collector’s edition of Fleming’s first Bond novel.

  12. Interpreter of Maladies

    Interpreter of Maladies

    Jhumpa Lahiri

    Illustrated by Shreya Gupta

    £50.00

    Jhumpa Lahiri's Pulitzer Prize-winning short story collection, Interpreter of Maladies, is gorgeously illustrated for the first time by Shreya Gupta, exclusively for the Folio Society.

  13. Faceless Killers

    Faceless Killers

    Henning Mankell

    Illustrated by Morgan Schweitzer

    £50.00

    Henning Mankell’s Faceless Killers made detective Wallander a household name and catapulted Nordic noir into the mainstream. The first ever illustrated edition, with an introduction by Patti Smith, is a must-have for fans of the genre.

  14. I Capture the Castle

    I Capture the Castle

    Dodie Smith

    Illustrated by Sarah Dyer

    £60.00

    Love, loyalty and the bond between sisters are explored and celebrated in Dodie Smith’s enduring classic. The Folio Society edition of I Capture the Castle features charming illustrations by Sarah Dyer.

  15. The Pale Horse

    The Pale Horse

    Agatha Christie

    Illustrated by Olivia Daw

    £49.95

    Queen of Crime Agatha Christie invites you into a shadowy world of black magic and cold-blooded murder. The Pale Horse is the latest volume in the Folio Christie collection.

  16. Bestsellers
    Blood Meridian

    Blood Meridian

    Cormac McCarthy

    Illustrated by Gérard DuBois

    £49.95

    Multi-layered, violent and beautiful, Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian is a modern classic justly celebrated in this Folio Society edition, illustrated by award-winning artist Gérard DuBois.

  17. Jaws

    Jaws

    Peter Benchley

    Illustrated by Hokyoung Kim

    £44.95

    Peter Benchley’s Jaws is the ultimate pulp thriller, and this is the ultimate illustrated edition. Folio commissioned Hokyoung Kim for the artwork, while the late author’s wife, Wendy Benchley, provides a fascinating new introduction.

  18. The Call of the Wild

    The Call of the Wild

    Jack London

    Illustrated by Abigail Rorer

    £39.95

    A powerful story of nature and nurture, Jack London’s The Call of the Wild is beautifully illustrated by Abigail Rorer and introduced by David Vann for this exceptional Folio Society edition.

  19. The Postman Always Rings Twice

    The Postman Always Rings Twice

    James M. Cain

    Illustrated by Patrick Leger

    £47.95

    James M. Cain’s first novel, The Postman Always Rings Twice, was an instant bestseller. This stunning Folio edition includes noirish illustrations by Patrick Leger and a preface by film critic Steve Erickson.

  20. For Your Eyes Only

    For Your Eyes Only

    Ian Fleming

    Illustrated by Fay Dalton

    £46.95

    Ian Fleming’s super spy returns in five thrilling short stories. The latest title in the Folio James Bond collection features glamorous artwork and an illustrated slipcase by series artist Fay Dalton.

  21. Norwegian Wood

    Norwegian Wood

    Haruki Murakami

    Illustrated by Daniel Liévano

    £85.00

    Designed in series with the Folio Society edition of Kafka on the Shore, Haruki Murakami’s tender and nostalgic Norwegian Wood is illustrated with award-winning Daniel Liévano’s incredible artwork.

  22. Their Eyes Were Watching God

    Their Eyes Were Watching God

    Zora Neale Hurston

    Illustrated by Diana Ejaita

    £44.95

    One of the defining African-American novels of the 20th century, Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God is beautifully illustrated by Diana Ejaita in this striking Folio Society edition.

  23. Neverwhere

    Neverwhere

    Neil Gaiman

    Illustrated by Chris Malbon

    £85.00

    Neil Gaiman’s urban fantasy epic weaves a spell unlike any other. This special edition of Neverwhere features a new introduction by Susanna Clarke and glorious illustrations by Chris Malbon.

  24. Selected Short Stories

    Selected Short Stories

    Philip K. Dick

    Illustrated by 24 different artists

    £95.00

    Twenty-four artists take on the best of Philip K. Dick’s short fiction in Selected Short Stories. With a unique die-cut slipcase, printed page edges and an introduction by Jonathan Lethem.

  25. A Perfect Spy

    A Perfect Spy

    John le Carré

    Illustrated by Sam Green

    £85.00

    John le Carré’s extraordinary spy thriller features eight colour illustrations by artist Sam Green, as well as a special illustrated slipcase. The perfect collector’s edition of A Perfect Spy.

  26. Half of a Yellow Sun

    Half of a Yellow Sun

    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Illustrated by Unyime Edet

    £49.95

    The first illustrated edition of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s phenomenal Half of a Yellow Sun is published by The Folio Society, with a series of stunning watercolours by artist Unyime Edet.

  27. 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.

  28. The Bell Jar

    The Bell Jar

    Sylvia Plath

    Illustrated by Alexandra Levasseur

    £44.95

    A witty and melancholic portrayal of 1950s New York set against the backdrop of mental illness, Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar is newly introduced by Plath biographer and scholar, Heather Clark, and features seven ethereal illustrations by Alexandra Levasseur.

  29. Editors Choice
    Kafka on the Shore

    Kafka on the Shore

    Haruki Murakami

    Illustrated by Daniel Liévano

    £85.00

    Newly introduced by Haruki Murakami, this outstanding Folio Society collector’s edition of Kafka on the Shore features the enigmatic and fantastical artwork of illustrator Daniel Liévano.

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With some of the classics of the 20th and 21st centuries, the Folio Society publishes a captivating selection of modern fiction books. Whether modernist masterpieces of the early 20th century or recent Booker prize winners, this collection of modern fiction gloriously showcases the achievements of recent literature.  Each novel comes with beautiful illustrations and a striking, original & rare hardback binding.