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Titus Groan

Author: Mervyn Peake
Publisher: Woodstock, N.Y. : Overlook Press, 1992, ©1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As the novel opens, Titus, heir to Lord Sepulchrave, has just been born. He stands to inherit the miles of rambling stone and mortar that form Gormenghast Castle. Inside, all events are predetermined by a complex ritual whose origins are lost in history and the castle is peopled by dark characters in half-lit corridors. Dreamlike and macabre, Peake s extraordinary novel is one of the most astonishing and fantastic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Gothic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mervyn Peake
ISBN: 9781585679072 1585679070 0879514256 9780879514259
OCLC Number: 144571543
Description: 396 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Mervyn Peake ; with an introduction by Anthony Burgess.

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"As the novel opens, Titus, heir to Lord Sepulchrave, has just been born. He stands to inherit the miles of rambling stone and mortar that form Gormenghast Castle. Inside, all events are predetermined by a complex ritual whose origins are lost in history and the castle is peopled by dark characters in half-lit corridors. Dreamlike and macabre, Peake s extraordinary novel is one of the most astonishing and fantastic works in modern English fiction."--Publisher's website.

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