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Happy Birthday Mervyn Peake

Happy Birthday to Mervyn Peake, born on this day in 1911. Best known for his surreal gothic trilogy of Gormenghast novels, Peake was also a poet and playwright. His first success though was as a painter and illustrator in the … Continue reading

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Benjamin Zephaniah on Peake’s Book of Nonsense

A few years ago, we republished Mervyn Peake’s A Book of Nonsense and were thrilled to have a new introduction from Benjamin Zephaniah. He name checks the book once again here on Guardian Childrens’ Books (14.10.14) site.

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