Gormenghast : Gormenghast

  • by Mervyn Peake
  • Narrated by Saul Reichlin
  • Series: Gormenghast
  • 22 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The complete, unabridged audiobook of Gormenghast .
Enter the world of Gormenghast...the vast, crumbling castle to which the 77th Earl, Titus Groan, is Lord and heir. A gothic labyrinth of roofs and turrets, cloisters and corridors, stairwells and dungeons, it is also the cobwebbed kingdom of Byzantine government and age-old rituals, a world primed to implode beneath the weight of centuries of intrigue, treachery, manipulation and murder.
Gormenghast is more than a sequel to Titus Groan - it is an enrichment and deepening of that book. The fertility of incident, character and rich atmosphere combine in a tour de force that ranks as one of the 20th century's most remarkable feats of imaginative writing.


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Customer Reviews

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I enjoy this more than Titus Groan. The story moves quickly with out loosing any of the beautiful descriptive poetry of the first.
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- A. M. Hughes

I loved the original. this felt like a long haul

Narrator is great. 1st book in the series is better. a haul to finish, maybe a more pleasurable read since its so descriptive and nicely worded, you kind of.miss that with narration.
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- Mr

Book Details

  • Release Date: 19-06-2014
  • Publisher: Random House Audiobooks