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'Mademoiselle Guillaumin Reading' 1898 by Armand Guillaumin

The Persephone Box Set is a selection of six Persephone books: curated by us and delivered in a plain but beautiful brown cardboard box tied with traditional string.

Choose from one of the ten Box Sets below:

An Introduction to Persephone Books
Mariana, Good Evening Mrs Craven, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, The Priory, The World that was Ours, The Second Persephone Book of Short Stories

Six Wartime Novels
Saplings, Miss Ranskill Comes Home, To Bed with Grand Music, Doreen, Wilfred and Eileen,The Happy Tree

Six Feminist Books 
William – an Englishman, The HomemakerA Woman's Place 1910-75, No Surrender, A Lady and Her Husband, The Call

Six Books for Men
Little Boy Lost, Operation Heartbreak,The Hopkins Manuscript, The Fortnight in SeptemberThe Expendable Man, The Sack of Bath

Six North American Books
FidelityIt's Hard to be Hip over Thirty, The Blank Wall, Hetty DorvalStill Missing, Heat Lightning

Six European Books
Every EyeManja, Plats du Jour, Dimanche and Other Stories, The Exiles ReturnMaman, What Are We Called Now?

Six Bloomsbury Books
The Montana Stories, The Wise Virgins, FlushThe Woman Novelist and Other Stories, Journal of Katherine MansfieldA Writer's Diary 

Six Books for the Newlywed
Cheerful Weather for the Wedding, Greenery Street, How to Run your Home without Help, Round about a Pound a Week, Dinners for Beginners, Diary of a Provincial Lady

Six Books for the New Mother
The Children who lived in a Barn, Hostages to Fortune, Princes in the Land, The Young Pretenders, Patience, The Squire

Six Books for the Keen Cook
Good Things in England, Kitchen Essays, Good Food on the Aga, They Can't Ration These, A New System of Domestic Cookery, The Country Life Cookery Book

Six Irish Books
Good Evening, Mrs Craven, Farewell Leicester Square, Minnie's Room, There Were No Windows, Making Conversation, London War Notes

The Dorothy Whipple Box Set
To celebrate the publication of Young Anne (1927), we have a special, limited edition Box Set of all eight of Dorothy Whipple's novels and both of her collections of short stories for £100 plus £12 p&p in the UK. Do call the shop if you would like to order one.