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Titus Awakes: The Lost Book of Gormenghast Paperback – April 2, 2013

4.6 out of 5 stars 3 ratings
Book 4 of 4: Gormenghast Trilogy

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Editorial Reviews


Praise for Mervyn Peake's Gormenghast novels:

"A gorgeous, volcanic eruption . . . a work of extraordinary imagination." --"The New Yorker"

"A very, very great work . . . a classic of our age." --Robertson Davies, author of "Fifth Business"

"A fancy of such freshness, variety, and visionary power . . . Mervyn Peake liberates and elevates as well as charms." --"The New York Times"

About the Author

Mervyn Peake (1911-1968) was a playwright, painter, poet, illustrator, short story writer, and designer of theatrical costumes, as well as a novelist. Among his many books are the celebrated Gormenghast novels, Titus Groan, Gormenghast, and Titus Alone, and the posthumously published Titus Awakes, the lost book of Gormenghast finished by Peake's wife Maeve Gilmore after his death. The Gormenghast novels, as well as Peake's other writings Mr. Pye and Peake's Progress, are all available from The Overlook Press.

Product details

  • Item Weight : 8.8 ounces
  • Paperback : 288 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1468300601
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1468300604
  • Product Dimensions : 5.37 x 0.75 x 7.96 inches
  • Reading level : 18 and up
  • Publisher : The Overlook Press; Reprint Edition (April 2, 2013)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 3 ratings