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Peake, Mervyn: Titus Groan [abridged] / Jasper Britton

Peake / Degas
Release Date: 02/01/2011 
Label:  Naxos Audio Books   Catalog #: NA0063  
Number of Discs: 4 
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Marking 100 years since Mervyn Peake's birth, Naxos AudioBooks releases the first novel in the Gormenghast trilogy. Lord Sepulchrave is the 76th Earl of Groan and head of the Groan family who reside in the magnificent castle of Gormenghast. The birth of Titus Groan, the heir to Lord Sepulchrave, interrupts the complex daily rituals of the residence just as intelligent, manipulative Steerpike enters into Gormenghast society. Chronicling the first two years of Titus' life, this novel follows the antics of the castle's bizarre inhabitants and Steerpike's scheming plots as he attempts to rise to power.

Abridged.

Read by Titus Groan.
Marking 100 years since Mervyn Peake's birth, Naxos AudioBooks releases the first novel in the Gormenghast trilogy. Lord Sepulchrave is the 76th Earl of Groan and head of the Groan family who reside in the magnificent castle of Gormenghast. The birth of Titus Groan, the heir to Lord Sepulchrave, interrupts the complex daily rituals of the residence just as intelligent, manipulative Steerpike enters into Gormenghast society. Chronicling the first two years of Titus' life, this novel follows the antics of the castle's bizarre inhabitants and Steerpike's scheming plots as he attempts to rise to power.

Abridged.

Read by Titus Groan.
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