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Is the Gormenghast series of books worth the time?

Eruonen
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Jun 5, 7:54pm


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Is the Gormenghast series of books worth the time? Can't Post

I know they are considered classics and JRRT was influenced but not having read them I just wonder if they hold up well or if they are a slog.

http://www.mervynpeake.org/gormenghast/


(This post was edited by Eruonen on Jun 5, 7:55pm)

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Is the Gormenghast series of books worth the time? Eruonen Send a private message to Eruonen Jun 5, 7:54pm
    Interesting comment Eruonen Send a private message to Eruonen Jun 5, 7:59pm
        Comparison info - though a bit apples and oranges Eruonen Send a private message to Eruonen Jun 5, 8:04pm
            Apples to oranges indeed demnation Send a private message to demnation Jun 6, 8:28pm
                My error, I was must have confused JRRT for Lewis (who did read it). Eruonen Send a private message to Eruonen Jun 6, 8:37pm
                    Actually.. Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Jun 6, 8:39pm
                    Right demnation Send a private message to demnation Jun 6, 8:42pm
    A slog Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Jun 5, 8:08pm
        When I read book reviews on Amazon or similar sites Eruonen Send a private message to Eruonen Jun 5, 8:11pm
            Can't argue with the reviews. Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Jun 5, 8:28pm
        A slog for me--could never finish it. CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Jun 6, 4:18am
    No simple answer to offer, I'm afraid elostirion74 Send a private message to elostirion74 Jun 6, 11:51pm

 
 
 

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