Peake Under the Covers: The Master of Gormenghast

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A celebration with special guests Neil Gaiman, Liz Jensen and Chris Riddell

Mervyn Peake, who died 50 years ago this month, was a prolific and astonishingly original writer and artist. Best known today for creating the tangled world of Gormenghast he was also an accomplished painter, playwright, illustrator and poet. This celebration of his life and work includes contributions by writer Neil Gaiman, currently adapting Gormenghast for the screen, author Liz Jensen, and illustrator and writer Chris Riddell. With readings by Miranda Richardson.

The British Library is home to the Peake Archive.

With thanks to Clare Penate and Fabian Peake.

Image: Prunesquallors from Gormenghast courtesy of the Mervyn Peake Estate

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Name: Peake Under the Covers: The Master of Gormenghast
Where: Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
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Price: Full Price: £15.00
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Under 18: £10.00
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