Titus Groan (Mervyn Peake)

GormenghastMervyn Peake is great at evoking strange, fascinating worlds and characters, but not that much at creating an engrossing plot. Maybe the following books will get a bit more eventful, there sure is enough build-up for that.

Positive: Negative:
Evocative, stunningly beautiful prose
Slow pace
Mysterious, fascinating world Story is confined to a single castle
Absolutely riveting, profound characters

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