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Kaye Donachie – a painting for The Ice Palace

Beneath the dust jacket of the new edition of The Ice Palace is a painting by the London-based artist Kaye Donachie. You might be surprised to learn that Donachie’s painting was not specially commissioned for the novel about the furtive relationship … Continue reading

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An extract from The Ice Palace by Tarjei Vesaas.

Unn sets off alone to explore the ice palace   The trip to see the ice had been discussed at school during the past few days. Unn had not taken part in it but had heard enough to know what … Continue reading

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Cased Classics

Introducing an eye-catching series of special hardback editions – the Cased Classics. We have teamed up with some of Britain’s best and most promising contemporary artists whose work will feature printed paper-over-board beneath our elegant die-cut jackets. Classic fiction has … Continue reading

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The legacy of Tarjei Vesaas

Peter Owen regards Vesaas’s The Ice Palace as the finest book that he has published. Doris Lessing said of it, with a sincere critic’s frustration, ‘We have used up all the superlatives and then, when they are needed, what is to … Continue reading

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