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  • 3 Biographies

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Biographies (3)

2,717 words, approx. 10 pages
Poet, illustrator, painter, and playwright, as well as novelist, Mervyn Peake's major achievement in prose is his Gormenghast trilogy, one of the most vividly sustained flights of imagination of postw... Read more
7,947 words, approx. 27 pages
To label Mervyn Peake as a fantasy writer is to focus on his Titus novels--Titus Groan (1946), Gormenghast (1950), and Titus Alone (1959; second edition, 1970), arguably his most well-known prose--as ... Read more
5,090 words, approx. 17 pages
Mervyn Laurence Peake's reputation during his lifetime as an outstanding illustrator of children's books is based on his illustrations for the Alice books (1946), Treasure Island (1949), and the Grimm... Read more
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