Tony White’s The Fountain in the Forest Crossword Competition

Tony White’s The Fountain in the Forest Crossword Inspired by the experiments of Georges Perec and Oulipo, Tony White wrote The Fountain in the Forest using a literary technique known as ‘mandated vocabulary’, where the words used to create the work are predetermined in some way. In this case, each chapter was written using all…

Faber announces launch of Faber Educational Editions

Faber is delighted to announce the launch of a new series of educational editions for students at GCSE, IGCSE and A Level. Each edition combines the complete text of a major curricular work with an approachable, stimulating and author-approved study guide. Henry Volans, Digital and New Business Director, comments: ‘Faber books have been studied in…

Celebrating design: ‘An Artist of the Floating World’ by Kazuo Ishiguro

An Artist of the Floating World, Kazuo Ishiguro’s second novel, won the Whitbread Book of the Year and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize when first published in 1986. There have been five Faber & Faber paperback editions since, whose cover designs have all drawn on elements of the novel in different ways:   Its…