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Persephone Books reprints forgotten classics by twentieth-century writers. Each one in our collection of fifty-four books is intelligent and beautifully written, and most are ideal presents or a good choice for reading groups.

books for the winter
Lady Rose and Mrs Memmary by Ruby Ferguson
They Can't Ration These by Vicomte de Mauduit

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About Persephone Books...
Our titles include novels, short stories, diaries and cookery books. They are all carefully designed with a clear typeface, a 'fabric' endpaper and bookmark, and a preface by writers such as PD James, Jacqueline Wilson and Jilly Cooper. We have nearly 10,000 people on our mailing list. Why not become one of them?

'The answer to a present-giver's prayers.' Vogue
'There are cute books, there are beautiful books and then there are Persephone books.' The Irish Times
'What unites all the books is their timelessness. The writing is fresh, psychologically accurate, frequently moving and funny.' Daily Telegraph
'Oh, the bliss of Persephone Books!' India Knight, The Shops

You can read more Fifth Birthday Praise for Persephone Books.

To order books...
You can order on the website and pay by credit card. Click here for a complete list of our books. Or you can ring us on 020 7242 9292, send a fax on 020 7242 9272, or write to us at the address below. To find out about our gift-wrapping service look at the ordering help page. You can now
order Persephone Book Tokens online.

Or you can come into the shop at 59 Lamb's Conduit Street, London, WC1N 3NB, which is open from 9-6 on weekdays and 12-5 on Saturdays. Here is a map of where we are.

To find out about all Persephone books...
The order books page has a list of all fifty-four titles, our talking-book tape read by Miriam Margolyes and our music CD. Each title has a link called find out more which takes you to a page of information about that particular book. We also produce the Persephone Catalogue. Please contact us if you would like a free copy. To read about recently published titles look at the latest news section.

To find out about Persephone Events...
look at the section on events in London including monthly lunches with speakers and the annual Weekend at Newnham College, Cambridge.

To read The Persephone Quarterly, our free magazine...
look in the library section which has articles from the current and back issues.

The Persephone Quarterly No. 24 contains details of our Winter 2004 books Lady Rose and Mrs Memmary by Ruby Ferguson and They Can't Ration These by Vicomte de Mauduit. Contact us for a free copy (please include your postal address).

To read reviews and reader comments...
go to the library. We will occasionally add new reviews and comments as we receive them.

59 Lamb's Conduit Street
London WC1N 3NB
phone 020 7242 9292   fax 020 7242 9272
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