Book of Nonsense, Paperback Book


`I can be quite obscure and practically marzipan.'From the macabre to the brilliantly off-beat, Mervyn Peake's nonsense verse can, like marzipan, be enjoyed by young and old alike.

This collection of writings and drawings has been selected by his widow, Maeve Gilmore, and it introduces a whole gallery of characters and creatures, such as the Dwarf of Battersea and Footfruit.

Quirky and comical, occasionally alarming, but always magical.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers
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  • Category: Poetry by individual poets
  • ISBN: 9780720613612

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