Titus Alone (Modern Classics)

3.44 avg rating
( 3,349 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780140030914: Titus Alone (Modern Classics)

This final installment in the Gormenghast trilogy is a fantastic triumph?a conquest awash in imagination, terror, and charm.

With Overlook's new single-volume republication of Mervyn Peake's timeless Gormenghast novels in individual volumes, readers everywhere have embraced Titus Groan all over again. Peake's trilogy is an undisputed classic of epic fantasy, and finally Titus Alone, the final volume in the series, is available again. As the novel opens, Titus, lord of Castle Gormenghast, has abdicated his throne. Born and brought to the edge of manhood in the huge, rotting castle, Titus rebels against the age-old ritual of which he is both lord and prisoner and rushes headlong into the world. From that moment forward, he is thrust into a stormy land of a dark imagination, where figures and landscapes loom up with force and vividness of a dream?or a nightmare.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Mervyn Peake (1911-1968) wrote plays, painted, as well as being poet, illustrator, short-story writer, and designer of theatrical costumes, as well as a novelist. Among his many books are the Gormenghast novels, Titus Groan, Gormenghast, and Titus Alone.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Peake, Mervyn
Published by G.B.: Penguin Modern Classics (1973)
ISBN 10: 0140030913 ISBN 13: 9780140030914
New Soft cover Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller
peterfryersales
(Mundare, AB, Canada)
Rating
[?]

Book Description G.B.: Penguin Modern Classics, 1973. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. International Edition. NEW WITH SPINE NOT CRACKED AS SEEN IN PHOTO.263 Pages printed in Great Britain and not for sale in U.S.A. International Edition. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1476674497578

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 70.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 16.00
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds