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80 Points - You'll enjoy reading this book and will be deeply entertained.
Titus Groan and Gormenghast, the first two books in the Gormenghast trilogy, are easily the best books I have ever read, the best books I can even imagine reading.
Mervyn Peake's Gormenghast trilogy is a work of literary genius, containing such exquisitely detailed and stunningly beautiful narrative.
For months I kept circling back to this book, wanting to read it and yet put off by the reviews that said it was grotesque, and the ones that made fun of the characters' names and... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Babychub
I was buying this as a gift for my son, who wanted it. I did not see anything on the Amazon sales page that suggested it was not a regular CD audiobook, and when it arrived I... Read morePublished 24 days ago by ANNETTE GARVER
An heir is born to the family Groan. Titus will inherit the huge, sprawling, crumbling Castle Gormenghast and all its strange denizens, the Bright Carvers who dwell without and a... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Crookedmouth
Most boring book I have ever read - I have no idea why it is widely considered so great - yuchPublished 2 months ago by Barkley
This masterpiece begins with a lengthy chapter in which an old man is slowly dusting wooden carvings in a room nobody ever visits. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Gift Card Recipient
I have often wondered if it makes sense to describe a species (such as human beings) as insane. For thousands of years, we lived in a world of fantasy. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Modesty Press
This, the first book of the Gormenghast trilogy is a true masterpiece. It is fantasy only to the degree that it is set in an imaginary land, and the characters are all "larger... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Calabash
Titus Groan in unabridged print is one of the least palatable literary dog turds I've tried to bag from my backyard. Read morePublished 5 months ago by C. Stelzner
My wife is reading it and she is hooked also ordered the next two in the series and the dvdPublished 5 months ago by Joseph M. Armato