To read more about its background, go to Sibley’s blog:
And the Guardian celebrates the achievement of Mervyn Peake:
The Worlds of Mervyn Peake is at the British Library, London, from 5 July to 18 September 2011. www.bl.uk
The Worlds of Mervyn PeakeTue 5 Jul 2011 - Sun 18 Sep 2011
In the Folio Society Gallery
Plus two events:
Mon 11 Jul: Mervyn Peake's Gormenghast
Tue 25 Jul: Mervyn Peake: A Celebration
Mervyn Peake's Gormenghast
This event celebrating the books features the launch and first reading of Titus Awakes, the recently unearthed fourth in the series, and contributions by China Miéville, Sebastian Peake, John Sessions, Brian Sibley and other special guests.
Mervyn Peake: A Celebration
An evening of words, memories and images with Peake's associates, experts and family members. Speakers on the night will include Fabian Peake, Sebastian Peake, Clare Penate, Brian Sibley, Hilary Spurling and others, with a specially filmed contribution by Michael Moorcock.
And I cannot go to either of them!