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Titus Groan

Author: Mervyn Peake
Publisher: London : Vintage, 1998.
Series: Gormenghast trilogy (Peake, Mervyn Laurence, 1911-1968), bk. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Titus Groan, heir to Sepulchrave, has just been born. He will inherit Gormenghast Castle and its kingdom.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fantasy
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mervyn Peake
ISBN: 0749394927 9780749394929
OCLC Number: 43056762
Notes: Originally published: London : Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1946.
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Description: 505 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Series Title: Gormenghast trilogy (Peake, Mervyn Laurence, 1911-1968), bk. 1.
Responsibility: Mervyn Peake ; with an introduction by Anthony Burgess.

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As the first novel opens, Titus, heir to Lord Sepulchrave, has just been born: he stands to inherit the miles of rambling stone and mortar that stand for Gormenghast Castle. Inside, all events are  Read more...

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"Mr Peake's first novel holds one with its glittering eye - It has a genuine plot in the strictest sense, and it persuades you to read on simply in order to know what will happen - its gallery of Read more...

 
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