If you're here it's probably because you love reading and therefore love all things bookish. Although perhaps you don’t, but someone you love, does. Well I am so glad you’re here today as we have got a cracker of a gift for you, or for that special person close to your heart, who loves books. There's nothing better than a book that is not only brilliant, charming, witty, engaging in storyline but also stunning to look at too. They say you shouldn't judge a book by it's cover, but eye-catching foil embossing, a bright linen cover and sprayed edges definitely don't hurt.
Presenting the Wordsworth Luxe Collection. Wordsworth is renowned for bringing classic literature to people around the world in quality editions at the lowest possible prices. Their Luxe Editions are a limited edition set of six of the most beloved classics of all time. So which of our beloved classics have Wordworth Editions selected for this batch of beautiful books?
Little Women is the charming story of the March sisters: Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth by Louisa May Alcott. The four March sisters are an absolute whirlwind as they sweep everyone around them up into their adventures. Each very different, unique, distinctive and yet relatable.This book has been adored by generations and is now available in a beautiful new edition.
Jane Austen's sparkling comedy of manners, Pride and Prejudice demonstrates the hazards of first impressions and has had us swooning over Mr. Darcy for generations. Lauded as Jane Austen’s best-loved novel, this new Wordsworth edition is swoonworthy in its own right with beautiful blue peacock feather foil details.
Jane Eyre was the first published novel by Charlotte Bronte and was immediately recognised as a work of genius. Following the orphan Jane into the household of her Aunt Reed then on to the cruel regime of Lockwood charity school before becoming a governess at Thornfield Hall and meeting Mr Rochester. A classic story beautifully bound in this Wordsworth Editions iteration.
The wild Yorkshire Moors are depicted on the cover in metallic embossing in this linen bound edition of Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. Powerful and elegiac, a novel of drama, passion and compelling characterisation. The powerful story of Cathy and Heathcliff is a world renowned classic. It's the book that famously made Kate Mosse a writer, Mosse always talks about how it’s kept her company in every decade of her life. It's one of our all-time favourites too.
Discover the glitz and glamour of the roaring twenties with this golden embossed edition of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. A classic that captures the mood of the 1920s, Fitgerald actually coined the phrase "The Jazz Age" and the pursuit of the American Dream, and Jay Gatsby, the man who has everything. It’s the smallest book in the collection and such a beautiful read. It so perfectly distills the dazzling decadence of the Roaring Twenties through the eyes of narrator Nick Carraway and the longings and obsessions of the mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby.
Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery is a book that the LoveReading team has loved since their childhood. Our Editorial Expert, Liz Robinson says "These are books that I return to again and again, they deliver the most wonderful hug". The girl with the bright red hair and the wild imagination, Anne's story is a beloved one that would make a wonderful gift or keepsake. If you’ve never read these beloved books, then please please do, no matter what the format, no matter what the edition. If you have, and adored them as much as we did, you have to upgrade.
Featuring a hand etched and embossed design on the cover, patterned end papers and a silk ribbon marker, these are the perfect gift for any bookworm. Whether they want a bookshelf that doesn't look out of place on an Instagram feed, or even if you just want to give a very special edition of a treasured story to a loved one.