Today: July 17, 2024

Christmas Epics On The Page

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

For further details visit http://www.foliosociety.com

Paula Hammond - Features Editor

Paula Hammond is a full-time, freelance journalist. She regularly writes for more magazines than is healthy and has over 25 books to her credit. When not frantically scribbling, she can be found indulging her passions for film, theatre, cult TV, sci-fi and real ale. If you should spot her in the pub, after five rounds rapid, she’ll be the one in the corner mumbling Ghostbusters quotes and waiting for the transporter to lock on to her signal… Email: writerpaula@icloud.com

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