Page extent: 96
ISBN: 9781840026733
Binding: PaperBack

Gormenghast

John Constable, Mervyn Peake

PaperBack (15 May 2006)
£11.99

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In a world bound by iron laws and dead rituals, two young men are struggling to make their way: Steerpike, the renegade kitchen-boy who seduces and murders his way up the social ladder, and Titus Groan, heir to Gormenghast, who comes to threaten its very existence.

John Constable famously 'pulled off the impossible' (The Times) with his stage adaptation of Mervyn Peake's legendary Gormenghast trilogy. Commissioned and produced by the David Glass Ensemble, this gruesome, gothic drama has since become a landmark in the history of adaptation for the stage. 

Additional Information

ISBN13 9781840026733
Binding PaperBack
Page Extent 96

Reviews

'A gloriously impossible realisation of Mervyn Peake's soaring flight of fancy'
The Guardian