Collector's hardback editions of Charles Williams' best-loved work.
Finally: modern, hardback editions of Williams' most compelling, accessible writing — in handsome editions that are worth collecting and sharing.
Williams was a 20th-century British author who wrote novels, poetry, plays, theology, and criticism. His entire career was spent at the Oxford University Press, but he's best known today for his friendship with The Inklings, a group of Oxford writers that included J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis.
Find out more at the Charles Williams Society.
Praise for Charles Williams’ “Supernatural Thrillers”:
There are no novels anywhere quite like them.T.S. Eliot
Williams is powerful and weird in essential ways.Geoffrey Hill
If Muriel Spark had drunk a little too much Sir Thomas Malory, she might have written something like this.The New Yorker
Every sentence is thrilling, dangerous, sinuous, and demanding.Sørina Higgins, The Oddest Inkling
A printing of Williams that's worth collecting and sharing.
The Williams Library editions are hardbound, with cloth covers and foil stamping on the covers.
Inside, you'll find modern typography in the best bookmaking tradition. Printed in pure black with bright spot colors.
They're sized right in the sweet spot: easy in the hand but a respectable presence on the bookshelf.
We've included generous margins for a comfortable reading experience, and room for exclamations, arguments and protestations.
Platonic ideals invade an English suburb.
The Holy Grail is found in a church. An archdeacon gives chase.
A time-traveling Stone of Suleimon appears, along with a villain.
A haunting doppelgänger, an amateur play, and a noose.
The recently dead and a painting that might be too accurate.
The original deck of Tarot cards is found, and coveted.
A possibly immortal leader comes to England from Africa.