The Gormenghast Novels

Peake, Mervyn Laurence (Book - 1995 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
The Gormenghast Novels

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Coming soon as a major, lavishly produced TV series, the Gormenghast novels--"Titus Groan, Gormenghast, " and "Titus Alone"--along with Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings, " reign among the undisputed fantasy classics of all time.
Authors: Peake, Mervyn Laurence, 1911-1968
Title: The Gormenghast novels
Publisher: Woodstock, N.Y. : Overlook Press, 1995.
Characteristics: 1172 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm.
Notes: "Tusk Overlook"--Spine.
Contents: Titus Groan
Titus alone
Critical assessments
Titus awakes.
Local Note: 6 152 272
ISBN: 0879516283
Statement of Responsibility: Mervyn Peake ; [introductory essays by Anthony Burgess and Quentin Crisp]
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Headings: Fantasy fiction, English.
Topical Term: Fantasy fiction, English.
LCCN: 95016431
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Apr 28, 2010
  • JPearce rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Great trilogy. Epic fantasy that some say is better than Lord of the Rings. Personally, I'm torn. This book is dense and detailed, much like a Dickens novel. It's a whole other world.


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