Christmas Epics On The Page

In News by Paula Hammond - Features Editor

This Christmas, the Folio Society offers book lovers the chance to share some of the world’s most well-loved tales with their family and friends.

A staggering seventeen new Folio editions have been released for Christmas and these newest titles include those which have inspired festive film favourites.

Titles to delight include Kipling’s masterpiece Kim – a panoramic portrait of India and a coming-of-age spy story, newly illustrated by Oliver Hurst.


Paul Brickhill’s The Great Escape offers readers the chance to discover the largest British-led mass-escape of the Second World War – made into an unforgettable film starring Paul Newman.


Star of both stage and screen, War Horse is now published in a Folio edition with a striking binding and a series of powerful illustrations by Alan Marks.


For fans of costume dramas, Stacy Schiff’s Cleopatra captures all the glamour and excitement of the Hollywood blockbuster with a biography that reveals the fascinating story of one of history’s most charismatic and enigmatic women.

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