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Mervyn Peake fantasy art collection picked up for half a million by British Library (news).

July 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
Mervyn Peake fantasy art collection picked up for half a million by British Library (news).

Mervyn Peake, the Chinese-born author of fantasy novels such as Gormenghast (can we call him the father of the New Weird, too?), was also a very talented illustrator, and the British Library has just recognized this by picking up his art collection for half a million pounds. This follows the British Library’s purchase of Peake’s literary archive […]

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