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Author: Mervyn Peake
Publisher: London : Vintage, 1998.
Series: Gormenghast trilogy, bk. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Titus Groan is seven. Heir to the crumbling castle, to a cobwebbed kingdom, he is also the inheritor of the evil now spreading through Gormenghast. Steerpike, who began his climb across the roofs when Titus was born, is now ascending the spiral staircase to the heart of the castle, and in his wake lie imprisonment, manipulation and murder.

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Genre/Form: Fantastic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mervyn Peake
ISBN: 074939482X 9780749394820
OCLC Number: 60143924
Notes: Originally published: London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1946.
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Description: 512 pages
Series Title: Gormenghast trilogy, bk. 2.


Enter the world of Gormenghast, the crumbling castle to which the seventy-seventh Earl, Titus Groan, is Lord and heir. It is the cobwebbed kingdom of Byzantine government and age-old rituals, a world  Read more...


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