Collected PoemsBook - 2008
Published to mark the 40th anniversary of his death, this comprehensive edition of the poetry of Mervyn Peake includes pieces that touch on some of the most significant historical moments of the 20th century. His celebrated works range from the unemployment epidemic in pre-war Britain to the horrors of the blitz and the concentration camp at Bergen--Belsen, with each serving to anchor the fantasy world of his celebrated Gormenghast books. Black and white illustrations, drafted by the author, accompany the verse, along with previously unpublished illustrations and photographs.
Publisher: Manchester [England] : FyfieldBooks/Carcanet, 2008
Branch Call Number: ANF 821.912 PEA
Characteristics: xvi, 259 p. : ill. ; 22 cm