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Mervyn Peake, 1911-1968

Mervyn Peake

Mervyn Peake, 1911-1968

"the voice of a pencil" : 8 December - 13 January 1980 : DLI Museum & Arts Centre, Aykley Heads, Durham City ...

by Mervyn Peake

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Published by D.L.I. Museum in Durham City .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDurham Light Infantry Museum and Arts Centre.
The Physical Object
Pagination[18] p. :
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19889680M
ISBN 100950192619

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Born in a small European settlement called Kuling, on 9 July, Peake spent most of his childhood south of Peking, in Tientsin, China, where he. Peake, Mervyn, (6) Peake, Mervyn, (6) Peake, Mervyn,(5) Peake, Mervyn,(5). Peake, Mervyn Laurence,Artists, Authors, English Publisher London: Peter Owen Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; china Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language EnglishPages:.

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He began to draw, paint and write stories at an early age. His first book of poems, Shapes and Sounds, was published in He is best known for his Titus novels: Titus Groan, Gormenghast and Titus Alone, but other well-known poetry collections include The Glassblowers and The Rhyme of the Flying Bomb.