Synopses & Reviews
This month sees the classic "Gormenghast Trilogy" in new edition, bringing the life story of Titus Groan, and the characters that people Gormenghast - Lord Sepulchrave, Swelter the chef, Flay the bony, and Prunesquallor the castle physician - to wider audiences. First published in 1946.
The final volume of the GORMENGHAST trilogy. Titus Groan has abdicated in rebellion against the steeped traditions of the kingdom he inherited. Heading instead into the outside world, he is confronted by a vivid sequence of events, figures and landscapes as he passes beyond the boundaries of childhood.
The final book in the Gormenghast trilogy. “Mervyn Peake is the master of the macbre and a traveller through the deeper and darker chasms of the imagination.”