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September 3rd, 2015

We are delighted to announce that our  signed, limited edition of Elena Ferrante's 'My Brilliant Friend' is now available.  Published by the Cuckoo Press in association with Europa editions, the edition consists of 126 hand made copies with beautiful blue and gold Chiyogami paper boards.  Of these, 100 are quarter bound in Japanese silk and cost £195; and 26 are quarter bound in leather and cost £365.  All are numbered/lettered and signed by the author.   For further information and images, please check our Facebook page, or email us Contact Us .

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