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Gormenghast - Mervyn Peake
Gormenghast
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4.17 145
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780749394820 (074939482X)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
Series: Gormenghast -3 (#2)
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markgilchrist
markgilchrist rated it
4.0 Gormenghast
Despite the length of this book, it didn't seem as hard to read as the first.Yes, it still had tortuously long sentences and words that were not in the Kindle dictionary. It also required several readings of some passages to get the general idea.This time, however, the main characters were known (an...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
5.0 Gormenghast
bookshelves: summer-2011 Read from July 25 to August 01, 2011 Titus Groan 4*Gormenghast 5*Loved to hate steerpike, probably one of the most evil personages in fiction, wouldn't you say? And what about the Phantom of the Opera moment? Overall, what with the Yorick kiss and the Ophelia moment, it w...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
4.0 Gormenghast (Gormenghast Trilogy)
Gormenghast is the middle part of a trilogy, and you should read Titus Groan first if you haven't already. It took me a long time to warm up to Titus Groan and I only got hooked about half-way through. At first I didn't like any of the characters, and Peake's style is forbidding at times. The pace i...
B. Morris Allen
B. Morris Allen rated it
4.0
I think I'd only read Gormenghast (the book) once before, maybe twice, whereas I've read the first book, [b:Titus Groan|39063|Titus Groan (Gormenghast, #1)|Mervyn Peake|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1327871204s/39063.jpg|3250394], multiple times. Unsurprisingly, I didn't remember this s...
Nightgate Inn
Nightgate Inn rated it
5.0
Gormenghast by Mervyn Peake is a unique book. It is an incomparable masterpiece by one of the most amazing and interesting authors I have ever had the chance to read. And I say “amazing” with the true meaning of the word as this is a book that will amaze you constantly while reading it. See, Peake’s...
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