A fantasy story in which a young man escapes the tedium of palace life, only to fall into the hands of a mysterious couple who intend to present him as a sacrifice to an evil power. From the author of the GORMENGHAST and LETTERS TO A LOST UNCLE.
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Mervyn Peake (1911–1968) was an English modernist writer, artist, poet, and illustrator who is best known for his pioneering Gormenghast series, which have become classics in the literary fantasy genre. He was also a noted illustrator of classic children's books including Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Treasure Island. Sebastian Peake is Mervyn Peake's eldest son and the cocompiler of Mervyn Peake: A Man and His Art. Joanne Harris is the author of Blackberry Wine, Chocolat, Five Quarters of the Orange, and The Girl with No Shadow. Maeve Gilmore is Mervyn Peake's widow.
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Book Description Elsevier Science Ltd, 1976. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 80197981