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  1. 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.

  2. The Silmarillion

    The Silmarillion

    J. R. R. Tolkien

    Illustrated by Francis Mosley

    £60.00

    Before The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit came The Silmarillion – a rich tapestry of tales and legends which tells the story of Middle-earth.

  3. The Left Hand of Darkness

    The Left Hand of Darkness

    Ursula K. Le Guin

    Illustrated by David Lupton

    £49.95

    The first illustrated edition of Ursula K. Le Guin’s masterpiece, The Left Hand of Darkness. The Folio Society edition also includes an introduction by Becky Chambers and exquisite illustrations by David Lupton.

  4. Diamonds Are Forever

    Diamonds Are Forever

    Ian Fleming

    Illustrated by Fay Dalton

    £46.95

    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.

  5. Anansi Boys

    Anansi Boys

    Neil Gaiman

    Illustrated by Francis Vallejo

    £85.00

    Neil Gaiman’s raucous comedy Anansi Boys bursts into the spotlight in an extraordinary Folio collector’s edition, filled with vibrant images by artist Francis Vallejo and introduced by Afrofuturist Nalo Hopkinson.

  6. Something Wicked This Way Comes

    Something Wicked This Way Comes

    Ray Bradbury

    Illustrated by Tim McDonagh

    £47.95

    Comedian, writer and broadcaster Frank Skinner introduces the new Folio edition of Ray Bradbury’s dark fantasy masterpiece Something Wicked This Way Comes, with thrilling illustrations by artist Tim McDonagh.

  7. Thunderball

    Thunderball

    Ian Fleming

    Illustrated by Fay Dalton

    £46.95

    Thunderball, the latest volume in the Folio Bond Collection, features a new delectable series of images by Fay Dalton, and introduces one of Ian Fleming’s greatest villains – the nefarious Blofeld.

  8. 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.

  9. The Franchise Affair

    The Franchise Affair

    Josephine Tey

    Illustrated by Mark Smith

    £49.95

    Another Folio edition from the mistress of crime best known for her unusual and surprise-filled mysteries. Josephine Tey’s The Franchise Affair features a set of splendid illustrations by Mark Smith.

  10. Planet of the Apes

    Planet of the Apes

    Pierre Boulle

    Illustrated by David de las Heras

    £49.95

    The sci-fi adventure that launched a global franchise, Planet of the Apes is given a timely Folio release with David de las Heras’s spectacular artwork and a thought-provoking introduction by primatologist Frans de Waal.

  11. The Spy Who Loved Me

    The Spy Who Loved Me

    Ian Fleming

    Illustrated by Fay Dalton

    £46.95

    The Spy Who Loved Me lets us get closer than ever to the elusive James Bond… This Folio collector’s edition of Ian Fleming’s controversial thriller features gorgeous illustrations by Fay Dalton.

  12. A Clash of Kings

    A Clash of Kings

    George R. R. Martin

    Illustrated by Jonathan Burton

    £160.00

    A Clash of Kings arrives fresh from the battlefield. The second volume of The Folio Society’s bestselling realisation of George R. R. Martin’s fantasy masterpiece ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ is illustrated by Jonathan Burton.

  13. Marvel: The Golden Age 1939-1949

    Five Marvel milestones! Three sovereign super heroes! One exclusive collection! Including a facsimile of the extremely rare Marvel Comics #1! Marvel: The Golden Age 1939-1949 marks a terrific team-up between The Folio Society and Marvel Comics.

  14. Marvel: The Silver Age 1960–1970

    Marvel: The Silver Age 1960–1970 marks the second chapter in The Folio Society’s collaboration with Marvel Comics. Over 30 revolutionary Super Heroes await you, including Spider-Man, the Avengers and Doctor Strange. Curated by Marvel legend Roy Thomas, this collector’s edition comes complete with a scale reproduction of the groundbreaking The Fantastic Four #1.

  15. Marvel: The Bronze Age 1970-1980

    Concluding a stunning trilogy from The Folio Society, this exclusive edition showcases the most dramatic decade in Super Hero history. Curated by Roy Thomas, Marvel: The Bronze Age 1970–1980 includes landmark tales of Spider-Man, Iron Man and The Eternals, complete with a 64-page facsimile of Giant-Size X-Men #1.

  16. Hulk

    Meet the monster behind the man in Hulk, the explosive third volume in Folio’s ‘Marvel Heroes’ series, showcasing some of the most iconic characters in comic book history. Roy Thomas introduces landmark stories by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and Al Ewing.

  17. Bestsellers
    Spider-Man

    Experience the amazing adventures of Marvel’s iconic Super Hero in Spider-Man, the second volume in Folio’s exclusive ‘Marvel Heroes’ series. Featuring acclaimed comic books by Stan Lee, Steve Dikto, Todd McFarlane and Brian Michael Bendis. 

  18. Captain America

    Celebrate the 80th anniversary of the first Avenger with Captain America, an exclusive Folio edition collecting classic Captain America stories by comic book legends including Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and Jim Steranko 

  19. A Feast for Crows

    A Feast for Crows

    George R. R. Martin

    Illustrated by Jonathan Burton

    £160.00

    Discover the story of treachery and magic that began with the phenomenal A Game of Thrones. This lavish edition of George R. R. Martin’s A Feast for Crows is illustrated by Jonathan Burton.

  20. You Only Live Twice

    You Only Live Twice

    Ian Fleming

    Illustrated by Fay Dalton

    £46.95

    Ian Fleming’s superspy James Bond returns to seek revenge for his murdered wife in this exquisite Folio edition of You Only Live Twice – illustrated by the brilliant Fay Dalton.

  21. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

    On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

    Ian Fleming

    Illustrated by Fay Dalton

    £46.95

    Fay Dalton’s irresistible illustrations make this edition of Ian Fleming’s On Her Majesty’s Secret Service a delectable treat – say hello to the latest addition to the celebrated Folio Bond series.

  22. Live and Let Die

    Live and Let Die

    Ian Fleming

    Illustrated by Fay Dalton

    £46.95

    Ian Fleming’s spy takes on man-eating sharks and a diabolical criminal mastermind in Live and Let Die, the eighth volume in Folio’s James Bond collection.

  23. Goldfinger

    Goldfinger

    Ian Fleming

    Illustrated by Fay Dalton

    £46.95

    In the latest from Folio’s bestselling Bond series, Goldfinger introduces the terrifying Oddjob and master thief Pussy Galore, while illustrator Fay Dalton returns to bring these characters to life.

  24. Moonraker

    Moonraker

    Ian Fleming

    Illustrated by Fay Dalton

    £46.95

    Fay Dalton’s captivating images bring Ian Fleming’s riveting thriller Moonraker to life in this essential addition to the Folio Society Bond series.

  25. Dr No

    Dr No

    Ian Fleming

    Illustrated by Fay Dalton

    £46.95

    The third in our best-selling James Bond series, this edition once more employs the talents of Fay Dalton, whose illustrations bring to life the glamour and danger of Bond’s action-filled mission in Jamaica.

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.