Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist - Artist Gift Edition


Lauded by critics as “brilliant and repulsive,” Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist, is one of the most acclaimed and adapted vampire novels of the 21st century.

In the autumn of 1981, the body of a teenage boy is found drained of blood in Blackeberg, the Swedish suburb where twelve-year-old Oskar lives. Bullied frequently by his peers, Oskar is a social outcast who becomes fixated on Eli, the new girl who has moved in next door. To Oskar, there is something strange and wondrous about Eli, the girl who has never seen a Rubik’s Cube but can solve it within hours. The girl who only comes out at night. The girl who smells of death.

With its themes of existential anxiety, social pressure, and the complications of youth, Let the Right One In is a gory vampire tale, a stirring love story, and a profound meditation on childhood love and loneliness.

First published in 2008, Let the Right One In is an international bestseller. It has been adapted into two films, both multi-award winning, as well as two stage adaptations.

The signed limited edition of Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist is presented in three states: Lettered, Numbered and Artist Gift editions. 

Please note that Artist Gift editions are not numbered.


  • 6” x 9” trim size.
  • 588 Pages.
  • Limited to 1000 copies.
  • New exclusive introduction by John Ajvide Lindqvist.
  • Full cloth, smyth-sewn binding.
  • Two hits foil stamping.
  • Six full color illustrations by Bud Cook.
  • Dust jacket with artwork by Bud Cook (the only edition featuring the dust jacket.)
  • Signed by Bud Cook.
  • Includes "Let The Old Dreams Die", the short story sequel to Let The Right One In, and "What Kept You So Long?", the spin-off story and third installment in the saga.
  • Housed in a paper covered slipcase.
  • Bookmark with all pre-orders.

Published editions may differ slightly from mockups and prototype designs.
Illustrations © 2020 by Bud Cook

Customer Reviews

Based on 36 reviews

Beautiful workmanship.


Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist - Artist Gift Edition

The right one.

Another excellent production. Why this AGE took so long to sell out is beyond me. It's a fantastic story beautifully done. If you can't afford a numbered or lettered or don't have the chance to get one of those pricier editions, then do yourself and your shelves a favor and be sure to get the AEs.

Very beautiful Font

A book I was unaware of and am really happy SUNTUP introduced me to. Quite frankly I’m am surprised I missed this one but it is still an amazing read some 30+ years later. It is a mind boggling roller coaster ride. Once it cranked up it doesn’t slow down. Anyone who loves a good vampire story should not miss this book.

So Hard This One...

Absolutely beautiful edition, gorgeous cloth binding, stamping, paper, endsheets (they're one colour, but it's such a complex ink or paint that I felt them worth mentioning), Bud Cook has outdone himself with illustrations, which is saying something, I was surprised by them having only seen the cover illustration, incidentally my favourite.

Why it's hard...

Some damage in transit which hurt but thankfully reparable damage and I *absolutely* cannot hold Suntup responsible, I mention this because Paul took over correspondence, took me a touch too seriously but kindly explained anyway, and offered to replace the book despite the most obvious damage being caused by customs in Australia.
I can think of only one other publisher that would be so diligent as to accommodate customers when they weren't responsible for it's condition and maintain quality standards, this garners much respect from me.

I would go on about the book some more but no idea how long this is so I'll leave off, suffice to say I'm continually impressed by the production of AGEs, and am disappointed I can't afford to buy both and keep multiple expensive editions of the same book, but they're definitely worth the very reasonable asking prices, books over coloured paper and plastic at any expense within my reach.
Amazing work.

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