This Book I Read...
This Book I Read...
The Gormenghast Trilogy with Adrian Tchaikovsky

This episode CM Lowry is talking with author Adrian Tchaikovsky about The Gormenghast Trilogy by Mervyn Peake, in the second episode of our Beyond Cataclysm podcast – ‘This Book I Read…’

  • Why this classic 1950s fantasy trilogy absolutely deserves a read.
  • A discussion of the role of ruin in narrative.
  • Tolkien vs Peake
  • Anti-heroes; when finding yourself rooting for the evil bad guy is problematic.
  • “Place” as a character itself in the narrative.

Links to things we discussed:

Music & Editing by CM Lowry

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