About this book
This month sees the classic "Gormenghast Trilogy" in new edition, bringing the life story of Titus Groan, and the characters that people Gormenghast - Lord Sepulchrave, Swelter the chef, Flay the bony, and Prunesquallor the castle physician - to wider audiences. First published in 1946.
Titus, now almost twenty, as he escapes from the Castle, and becomes lost in a sandstorm. Helped by the owner of a travelling zoo and his ex-lover Juno, Titus ends up stranded in a bustling city. And now Titus, the deserter, the traitor, longs for his home, and looks for it all the time to prove, if only to himself, that Gormenghast is truly real.