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Gormenghast: Volume II of the Gormenghast Trilogy
Gormenghast Volume II of the Gormenghast Trilogy Author:Mervyn Peak Volume II of an Epic Trilogy. — The history of a gigantic castle named Gormenghast, Mervyn Peak's masterwork tells the strange and wonder-filled adventures of Titus, heir to the House of Groan. — "It can stand with the best that has been done in the English language." — "Shimmering nets of language capture details of an epic story." — "Peak writes w... more »ith genuine wit and a clear transparency, like a Dickens intoxicated with words, durnk with his own imaginings. Superbly evocative."
"Mr. Peak throws in all his forces of dream, vision and language."« less