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Mervyn Peake's Vast Alchemies : The Illustrated, Authorised Biography, Paperback / softback Book

Mervyn Peake's Vast Alchemies : The Illustrated, Authorised Biography Paperback / softback


The acclaimed biography, complete with newly-discovered illustrations by Mervyn Peake.

The result of 25 years research into the life and work of Mervyn Peake, this is, moreover, the first biography authorized by the Mervyn Peake Estate.

Now in paperback, this fully revised and updated edition also contains a huge range of illustrations and Peake memorabilia that has been unearthed by the family.

Vast Alchemies promises to be the definitive work on one of the world's most memorable writers.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 314 pages
  • Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Biography: literary
  • ISBN: 9780720613414



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