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Gormenghast

Mervyn Peake

Gormenghast

by Mervyn Peake

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published 1950.

StatementMervyn Peake.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6031.E183
The Physical Object
Pagination511 p. :
Number of Pages511
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22013589M
ISBN 100413523500

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