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Peake's Progress

Selected Writings and Drawings of Mervyn Peake

Peake's Progress( )
Author: Peake, Mervyn
Editor: Gilmore, Maeve
Introduction by: Watney, John
ISBN:978-0-87951-121-0
Publication Date:Jun 1981
Publisher:Overlook Press, The
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $37.50
Book Description:

Peake's Progress is a selection, compiled by his widow, Maeve Gilmore, from every period of his work as a writer and draughtsman. It contains a remarkable work from childhood. The White Chief of the Umzimbooboo Kaffirs, the early Mr. Slaughterboard, which foreshadows the Titus books, two plays, the Wit to Woo and Noah's Ark, a broadcast version of Mr. Pye, and a generous selection of Peake's short stories, poems and nonsense verses as well as his drawings. Including a new preface...
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Book Details
Pages:592
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author)
Art / European
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 8 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:20 Pounds



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