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Peake, Mervyn 1911-1968

Overview
Works: 325 works in 1,179 publications in 5 languages and 19,375 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Sea stories  Fantasy fiction  Adventure stories  Illustrations  Poetry  Biography 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR5486, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by Mervyn Peake
Titus Groan by Mervyn Peake ( Book )
95 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Titus alone by Mervyn Peake ( Book )
82 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Titus, lord of Castle Gormenghast, has abdicated his throne. Born and brought to the edge of manhood in the huge, rotting castle, Titus rebels against the age-old ritual of which he is both lord and prisoner and rushes headlong into the world. From that moment forward, he is thrust into a stormy land of a dark imagination, where figures and landscapes loom up with force and vividness of a dream--or a nightmare."--P. [4] of cover
Gormenghast by Mervyn Peake ( Book )
73 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The castle of Gormenghast is home to the ancient family of Groan, where nothing has changed in thousands of years. The dynasty is threatened by the charming and evil kitchen-boy, Steerpike. With the birth of a new heir, Titus Groan, Steerpike begins his ruthless ascent to power. As he charms, outwits and terrorizes the castle's inhabitants, only Titus, the young timid Earl of Groan, stands in Steerpike's way."--Container of video
The Gormenghast trilogy by Mervyn Peake ( Book )
25 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gormenghast is the vast, crumbling castle to which the seventy-seventh Earl, Titus Groan, is lord and heir. Titus is expected to rule this gothic labyrinth of turrets and dungeons, and his eccentric and wayward subjects, according to strict age-old rituals, but things are changing in the castle. Titus must contend with treachery, manipulation and murder as well as his own longing for a life beyond the castle walls
The annotated Alice : Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking glass by Lewis Carroll ( Book )
23 editions published between 1946 and 2003 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After climbing through a mirror, Alice enters a world similar to a chess board, where she experiences many curious adventures with its fantastic inhabitants
Mr. Pye : a novel by Mervyn Peake ( Book )
33 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Pye experiences comic problems when he becomes determined to conquer all the sin on the island of Sark
Captain Slaughterboard drops anchor by Mervyn Peake ( Book )
22 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a fantastic island populated by unusual animals, a pirate captain finds a trustworthy companion in the little "Yellow Creature."
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson ( Book )
9 editions published between 1940 and 1992 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads to a pirate fortune as well as great danger. Portrayal of good versus evil, as the young boy accompanies Long John Silver and his band of pirates in search of the buried treasure
The Gormenghast novels by Mervyn Peake ( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fantasyroman for voksne om de groteske skikkelser, der befolker det labyrintiske Gormenghast Castle og dets omgivelser
Gormenghast by Mervyn Peake ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The castle of Gormenghast is home to the ancient family of Groan, where nothing has changed in thousands of years. The dynasty is threatened by the charming and evil kitchen-boy, Steerpike. With the birth of a new heir, Titus Groan, Steerpike begins his ruthless ascent to power. As he charms, outwits and terrorizes the castle's inhabitants, only Titus, the young timid Earl of Groan, stands in Steerpike's way
A book of nonsense by Mervyn Peake ( Book )
24 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Udvalgte digte og prosastykker
The rime of the ancient mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge ( Book )
16 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reproduction of the epic poem in its entirety, and includes all of the illustrated plates in their original size
The adventures of the young soldier in search of the better world by C. E. M Joad ( Book )
11 editions published between 1943 and 1945 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected poems [of] Mervyn Peake by Mervyn Peake ( Book )
18 editions published between 1972 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Household tales by Jacob Grimm ( Book )
11 editions published between 1946 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The brothers Grimm -- Wilhelm and Jacob -- devoted their lives to collecting these German legends, which includes such classics as "Cinderella," "Rapunzel," "Snow White," and "Rumpelstiltskin."
Mervyn Peake : writings & drawings by Mervyn Peake ( Book )
5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mervyn Peake : the man and his art by Mervyn Peake ( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Titus awakes by Maeve Gilmore ( Book )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A final volume of the classic Gormenghast novels, produced from recently discovered manuscripts written by Peake's wife and based on his outlines, follows Titus's nightmarish departure from Castle Gormenghast
Quest for Sita : of Ravana the dark angel and his paradise at lanka, of Hanuman and the divine vultures Jatayus and Sampati by Vālmīki ( Book )
4 editions published between 1947 and 1965 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boy in darkness and other stories by Mervyn Peake ( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six stories written across a range of genres and settings, including a macabre ghost story, and wry character studies drawn from the author's life in London and on the island of Sark in the Channel Islands
 
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Alternative Names
Mervyn Peake
Peake, M. (Mervyn), 1911-1968
Peake, Mervin 1911-1968
Peake, Mervyn.
Peake, Mervyn, 1911-1968
Peake, Mervyn L. 1911-1968
Peake, Mervyn Laurence
Peake, Mervyn Laurence, 1911-1968
Peake Merwyn 1911-1968
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Languages
English (542)
Danish (3)
Italian (2)
Dutch (2)
Spanish (1)
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