5 March 2018

A again slightly better 3

Tory Heaven by Marghanita Laski is a 1948 satire which we publish in April: it bleakly imagines Britain in the grip of the Tories, enduring a hierarchical class system in which everyone is (ruthlessly and self-servingly) graded (by the As) A, B, C, D or E. The American edition of the book had a dust jacket depicting the five grades; we have turned this into a ‘belly band’ which wraps round the grey Persephone jacket. Here are the As.