Gormenghast (Penguin Modern Classics)

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9780140060157: Gormenghast (Penguin Modern Classics)

Enter the world of Gormenghast, to which the seventy-seventh Earl, Titus Groan, is Lord and heir. It is a kingdom of Byzantine rule and ancient ritual weighed down by centuries of intrigue, treachery, manipulation and murder.

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"Mervyn Peake is a master of the macabre and a traveller through the deeper and darker chasms of the imagination" ( The Times)

"Mervyn Peake is a finer poet than Edgar Allan Poe, and he is therefore able to maintain his world of fantasy brilliantly through three novels. [ The Gormenghast Trilogy] is a very, very great work...a classic of our age" (Robertson Davies)

"[Peake's books] are actual additions to life; they give, like certain rare dreams, sensations we never had before, and enlarge our conception of the range of possible experience" (C. S. Lewis)

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‘The Gormenghast Trilogy is one of the most important works of the imagination to come out of [this] age’ Anthony Burgess, Spectator

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Mervyn Peake
Published by Penguin Books Ltd (1969)
ISBN 10: 0140060154 ISBN 13: 9780140060157
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