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Enter the world of Gormenghast, to which the seventy-seventh Earl, Titus Groan, is Lord and heir. It is a kingdom of Byzantine rule and ancient ritual weighed down by centuries of intrigue, treachery, manipulation and murder. "From the Trade Paperbac ...Continua
Ha scritto il 21/10/12
Delightful. Thrilling. Amusing.
I think I've come across a book which is worth reading twice. All the virtues of "Titus Groan" are present in this one as well. The detailed descriptions make the story astonishingly vivid and cause the plot to flow slowly but smartly fitting the inc...Continua
Kev John
Ha scritto il 16/11/11
that mervyn peake's health was suffering during the latter stages of the trilogy is not in question neither is the fact that his failing faculties seriously affected the tone of the series, however nothing can deny this work its rightful place as a m...Continua

Ha scritto il Oct 20, 2012, 23:58
He run because his decision has been made. It have been made for him by the convergence of half forgotten motives, of desires and reasons, of varied yet congruous impluses. And the convergence of all these to a focus point of action. It was this that...Continua
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Ha scritto il Oct 20, 2012, 23:57
Without her he would haver never dare to do more than dream of insurrection. She had shown him by her independence how it was only fear that held people together. The fear of being alone and the fear of being different.
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Ha scritto il Oct 20, 2012, 23:56
And all the time his heart was crying, and exhilaration and the beauty of it all were the agents of his pain. Swiftly as he sped he could not outstrip his body or his mind. The paddles dipped and the craft flew but he could not leave his haunted hear...Continua
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Ha scritto il Oct 20, 2012, 23:55
[...]and what in the name of dust and ashes can you find so absorbing on the earth's bosom, that you must crawl about on it, belly to stubble, like beasts that stalk their prey?
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Ha scritto il Oct 20, 2012, 23:54
For what is more lovable than failure?
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