New editions of eight Russell Hoban novels out soon in Penguin Modern Classics

Eight classic Russell Hoban novels are being published in the Penguin Modern Classics imprint this spring.

The Lion of Boaz-Jachin and Jachin-Boaz (1973), Kleinzeit (1974)Turtle Diary (1975) and Pilgermann (1983) are being released on 25th March, while Riddley Walker (1980), The Medusa Frequency (1987), Fremder (1996) and Mr Rinyo-Clacton's Offer (1998) are coming out on 29th April.

The new editions are available in paperback, ebook and audio download formats.

The covers of the paperback editions are all from artworks by the late Scottish artist Eduardo Paolozzi.

Full details can be found on the Penguin website and there are direct links from there to buy the new editions from various sources on each of the books' pages.

The editions have been mooted since spring 2020, though the news of the release dates and formats came to via some nice tweets here and here, the latter showing photos of the back cover of some of the editions with new blurbs.

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