Reviving The Classics

An interesting initiative from Head of Zeus publishing brings us Apollo: a collection of books that might have been known as classics, if the fashions of the times hadn’t relegated them to relative obscurity.

The idea is to give older works a new lease of life, and release them to an audience who otherwise almost certainly wouldn’t have read them.

Over the weekend, I picked up two of them – The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence, and The Hungry Grass by Richard Power – and took a look.

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