Mervyn Peake. Gormenghast. 1950 - Vol. 1. Titus Groan Vol. 2. Gormenghast Vol. 3. Titus Alone(less) A doomed lord, an emergent hero an array of bizarre creatures haunt the world of the Gormenghast novels which, along with Tolkien's Lord of the Rings, reign as undisputed fantasy classics of the highest order.
The archive of author and illustrator Mervyn Peake has been acquired by the British Library for Peake, who died in was the author of the classic Gormenghast fantasy trilogy, telling the story of the Earl of Groan Titus in his crumbling castle