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Gormenghast

Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
Series: Gormenghast, Book 2
Length: 22 hrs and 56 mins
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Summary

The complete, unabridged audiobook of Gormenghast .

Enter the world of Gormenghast...the vast, crumbling castle to which the 77th Earl, Titus Groan, is Lord and heir. A gothic labyrinth of roofs and turrets, cloisters and corridors, stairwells and dungeons, it is also the cobwebbed kingdom of Byzantine government and age-old rituals, a world primed to implode beneath the weight of centuries of intrigue, treachery, manipulation and murder.

Gormenghast is more than a sequel to Titus Groan - it is an enrichment and deepening of that book. The fertility of incident, character and rich atmosphere combine in a tour de force that ranks as one of the 20th century's most remarkable feats of imaginative writing.

©1968 The Estate of Mervyn Peake (P)2014 Random House Audiobooks

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Gormengast

I enjoy this more than Titus Groan. The story moves quickly with out loosing any of the beautiful descriptive poetry of the first.

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I loved the original. this felt like a long haul

Narrator is great. 1st book in the series is better. a haul to finish, maybe a more pleasurable read since its so descriptive and nicely worded, you kind of.miss that with narration.

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Great Story

A Haunting and fascinating story! narrated beautifully! Reading all 4 of the series soon looking forward to the other 2 books.

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Great narration

Really enjoyed this book, quite a different style to Titus Groan. I particularly love this narration, Saul Reichlin does a great job of bringing the characters alive with all the different voices.