With this tale of treachery and conflicted loyalties, le Carré transcends the spy genre, creating a novel that ranks among the most critically acclaimed fiction of the late 20th century.
Our seasonal anthologies of prose, poetry, diary entries and musings are brought together in a beautiful set for gifting or collecting and illustrated throughout with Petra Börner’s nature-inspired designs.
In publishing Hermann Hesse for the first time, Folio presents an edition of Steppenwolf featuring images by Dan Hillier, and a very unusual facsimile, bound into the book itself.
Aldous Huxley’s iconic novel, with illustrations by Finn Dean, winner of the Book Illustration Competition. Ursula K. Le Guin introduces.
The inspiration behind generations of literature and storytelling, the mythology that drove the Vikings is retold here with vitality and humour.
This fine edition of Joyce’s great modernist masterpiece contains the most authoritative text to date, and features a series of intricate illustrations by John Vernon Lord.
The Folio Book of Food and Drink is an anthology of culinary delights, stimulating appetites with literary extracts including Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Elizabeth David and Nigel Slater. This collection – exclusive to Folio – features a mouthwatering introduction by food writer Jojo Tulloh, and a selection of cartoons and 19th-century illustrations.
The Folio Society edition of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner features four sublime poems by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Each is illustrated by the acclaimed wood-engraver Harry Brockway.
The Folio edition of Stig of the Dump, Clive King’s beloved children’s tale of friendship and time travel. Newly introduced by the award-winning author David Almond, with Edward Ardizzone’s inimitable illustrations from the first edition.
The first illustrated edition of the breakthrough work that redefined the spy story.
The collector’s edition of Cyrano de Bergerac’s wildly inventive early sci-fi classics – revisited and enhanced by Folio Society favourite Quentin Blake.
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’.
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.
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.
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.
Critically acclaimed historical fiction from the Booker Prize-winning novelist and biographer.
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.
With witty illustrations by Quentin Blake, Waugh’s satiric novel about the perils of modernisation receives the Folio Collectable treatment.
Tim Winton’s celebrated novel is a jubilant and poignant portrait of two native-born, working-class Australian families.
A fine edition of the celebrated limited edition, featuring an additional binding illustration by Quentin Blake.
Burgess's iconic novel, presented in a new edition introduced by Irvine Welsh.
A comedy masterpiece is given the Folio Collectables treatment, featuring the full set of original illustrations.
In the Eastern Cape of post-apartheid South Africa, the bitterness of history is ever-present, as explored in Coetzee’s Booker winning masterpiece.
J. G. Ballard's apocalyptic novel evokes a world both decaying and teeming with tropical life forms. Introduced by Will Self, with illustrations by James Boswell.
A beautiful, elegiac portrait of love and loss amidst the Italian aristocracy on the eve of the Second World War. Using the acclaimed translation by Jamie McKendrick.
A noir classic, introduced by John Sutherland.
The seedy decadence of inter-war Berlin is brought to life in a series of six short stories, illustrated with a selection of images by contemporary German artist George Grosz.
With a new introduction by the author, this brilliantly funny ghost story for children features integrated illustrations by artist Pam Smy.
A timeless American classic joins the Folio Collectables line-up.
They are what Churchill called ‘the gleaming toys of history’ – a collection of entertaining stories, many of them biographical, that light up past and present and fix them in our memories.