Today: February 26, 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.

screen-shot-2016-11-24-at-13-21-14

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.

screen-shot-2016-11-24-at-13-19-27

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.

screen-shot-2016-11-24-at-13-17-32

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

Previous Story

Paterson

Next Story

MO FARAH: NO EASY MILE Trailer

Latest from Blog

Memory

Memory (2023)

Memory is an exquisite American drama in the tender embrace of Michel Franco’s cinematic prowess.

Lone Star – Criterion Collection

Rarely in cinema do you come across a filmmaker as versatile as Lone Star writer-director John Sayles. Here is a man who cut his Hollywood teeth working for Roger Corman, got early

Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory is a curious beast. It’s a war film whose battles are mostly fought in a court room. It’s a Kubrick epic, that feels like a small, claustrophobic indie movie.

Monolith

Monolith is a film that delights and surprises in equal measure. This low-fi, slow burn thriller is part science fiction, part social commentary, with just the right amount of bumps and jumps

Billions Complete Series Unboxing

As Paul Giamatti remains a frontrunner in the race for this year’s Academy Award for Best Actor with his beautifully layered performance in The Holdovers, there’s no better time to catch up

Beverly Hills Cop Trilogy Unboxing

The heat is on. Eddie Murphy’s beloved street-smart Detroit cop Axel Foley is coming back to our screens in the highly-anticipated fourth entry in the Beverly Hills Cop series this summer, so
Go toTop

Don't Miss

We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Perfectly Dark Delights From Folio  Shirley Jackson’s claustrophobic mystery thriller,

Folio Celebrates Trainspotting With Stunning New Edition

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 30 years since