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Win a copy of THE SEVENTH CROSS by Anna Seghers

We have five hardback copies of The Seventh Cross by Anna Seghers to give away, before publication on 7th June. To be in with the chance of winning, simply enter your details in the form below, making sure to read our terms and conditions first. Good luck! Name Email Enter Terms and conditions: 1. This…

The Seventh Cross – A classic novel ripe for rediscovery

First published in 1942, The Seventh Cross will be released for the first time in the UK on 7th June.  Like Alone in Berlin and Suite Française, The Seventh Cross is a powerful, defiant and gripping novel, written and set when the Nazis were in power. Here the editor, Donna Coonan, introduces this incredible classic, and…

The Seventh Cross – advance reading copy giveaway

Like Alone in Berlin and Suite Franciase, The Seventh Cross is a powerful, defiant and gripping novel, written and set when the Nazis were in power. Virago publish in hardback in June this year, but we have advance copies to give away to five lucky readers. To be in with a chance of winning, simply fill in the form below,…

Rebecca 80th Anniversary Edition

80 Years of Rebecca

Special Anniversary Edition of Du Maurier’s Rebecca This March we are celebrating the 80th anniversary of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca. We are marking this milestone with a gorgeous jacketed hardback edition, featuring artwork designed by Hannah Wood and brought to life by Hand & Lock, a specialist embroidery firm. Order your special anniversary edition here….

Director Roger Michell introduces My Cousin Rachel

‘Is Rachel bad or good? Innocent or guilty, carnal or ‘pure’? Or does the truth lie somewhere else? Is she an anachronism, full of life, possessed of sound mind and spirit, enjoying her sexu-ality as and where and with whomsoever she might wish, a woman in a man’s world, determined to escape from the limitations…

Virago Modern Classic Book Club – The Charioteer

This July marks fifty years since the creation of the Sexual Offences Act of 1967, which decriminalized homesexual acts between men in England and Wales, and birthed the modern LGBTQ movement in Britain. With Pride Festival kicking off on Saturday 24th June, there couldn’t be a better time to shed some light on this (somewhat)…