- Author:Maeve Gilmore,Michael Moorcock
- Publisher:Mandarin; New Ed edition (October 1, 1992)
- Pages:160 pages
- Subcategory:Arts & Literature
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by Maeve Gilmore (Author), Michael Moorcock (Foreword).
by Maeve Gilmore (Author), Michael Moorcock (Foreword). The author, a talented painter in her own right, tells the story of their life and love simply and unsentimentally, and describes a gifted man's decline towards death at the hands of Parkinson's disease.
Maeve Patricia Mary Theresa Gilmore (14 June 1917 – 3 August 1983) was a British painter, sculptor and writer, and the wife of author Mervyn Peake. Gilmore was born in 1917 and brought up in Brixton, south London, where her father, Owen Eugene Gilmore (1862–1950), was a doctor
This was written by Maeve Gilmore, Mervyn Peake's widow, shortly after he died.
This was written by Maeve Gilmore, Mervyn Peake's widow, shortly after he died. Parts of it are quite raw with the pain (especially the rambling eulogy at the end), but love and passion shine through more strongly. Her writing style veers between poetic and prosaic, giving a very intimate, conversational and engaging feel, and it is peppered with sketches, poems and letters of Mervyn Peake is best known for the Titus Groan/Gormenghast books, but his works are far more diverse than that.
Select Format: Paperback. ISBN13:9780749314231.
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Her memoir A World Away (1970) was written in the years immediately following Peake’s death . Early in 2010, Gilmore’s children and grandchildren decided to publish it in time for the centenary of Mervyn Peake's birth in July 2011.
Her memoir A World Away (1970) was written in the years immediately following Peake’s death, and depicts their life together. The Westminster School of Art was an art school in Westminster, London. Of the various versions, they preferred one that made direct reference to the Titus books, and arranged for the publisher, Vintage (in the UK; Overlook in the USA), to reprint Peake's notes as the first chapter. They called it by one of Peake’s titles for his own novel, "Titus Awakes", subtitling it The Lost Book of Gormenghast.
Home Gilmore, Maeve A WORLD AWAY: A Memoir of Mervyn Peake. 157 p. 18 illustrations. A personal memoir of English writer and artist Mervyn Peake (1911-68), written by his widow. Original red cloth binding, with gilt titles. A WORLD AWAY: A Memoir of Mervyn Peake. Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd, London, 1970. Condition: Near Fine Hardcover. From johnson rare books & archives, ABAA (Covina, CA, . Association Member: ABAA.
Lovers: A Memoir of Mervyn & Maeve Peake by Michael Moorcock, (ex) Interzone Jul/Aug 2007. Mervyn Peake-an obituary by Michael Moorcock, (ob) New Worlds Science Fiction Feb 1969. Mervyn Peake: An Appreciation by Michael Moorcock, (ar) Science Fantasy 1963.