Mervyn Peake

Mervyn Peake

This is a complete list of Mervyn Peake books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Gormenghast Books in Publication Order (with Maeve Gilmore)

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Ride a Cock-Horse and Other Nursery Rhymes
1940
2
Shapes And Sounds
1941
3
Rhymes Without Reason
1944
4
The Glassblowers
1950
5
Boy in Darkness and Other Stories
1956
6
The Rhyme of the Flying Bomb
1962
7
A Reverie of Bone and other poems
1967
8
A Book of Nonsense
1972
9
Selected Poems
1972
10
Mervyn Peake
1975
11
Writings & Drawings
1975
12
Twelve Poems 1939 - 1960
1975
13
Peake's Progress
1978
14
Collected Poems
2008
15
Peake Plays
2011
16
Complete Nonsense
2011

List of Picture Books in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Mervyn Peake Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Inner Landscape
1969
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Mervyn Peake: Biography

Mervyn Peake (Mervyn Laurence Peake) was born on July 9th, 1911. Mervyn passed away November 17th, 1968 at 57 years old. Mervyn Peake was born in Kuling, Jiangxi, China.

Mervyn Peake was the author of the Mervyn Peake Collections series which consists of 16 novels. The Mervyn Peake Collections series started in 1940 with the novel Ride a Cock-Horse and Other Nursery Rhymes. The most recently released novel in the Mervyn Peake Collections series was Complete Nonsense which was released in 2011. There are no upcoming novels for the Mervyn Peake Collections series.

Mervyn Peake (Mervyn Laurence Peake) also wrote the Non-Fiction Books series which has 4 books including The Craft of the Lead Pencil and Drawings.

Mervyn Peake: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Mervyn Peake on Book Notification is Titus Groan, the 1st novel in the Gormenghast series.

The most read book by Mervyn Peake on Book Notification is Titus Groan, the 1st novel in the Gormenghast series.

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Mervyn Peake: F.A.Q

When was Mervyn Peake Born?

Mervyn Peake was born on July 9th, 1911.

When did Mervyn Peake die?

Mervyn Peake died on November 17th, 1968 at 57 years old.

Where was Mervyn Peake Born?

Mervyn Peake was born in Kuling, Jiangxi, China.

What was the first book Mervyn Peake wrote?

The first novel written by Mervyn Peake was Captain Slaughterboard Drops Anchor, published in 1939.

What was the most recent book Mervyn Peake wrote?

His most recently released work was Complete Nonsense on October 1st, 2011.

How many books has Mervyn Peake written?

Mervyn Peake has written 27 books. 3 books in the Gormenghast Series, 1 Standalone Novel, 16 books in the Collections, 1 book in the Picture Books, 2 Short Stories/Novellas, 4 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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