Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
13,500 (93,112)1,6151,364 (3.94)1470
The Gormenghast Trilogy 3,881 copies, 65 reviews
Titus Groan 3,519 copies, 89 reviews
Gormenghast 2,366 copies, 41 reviews
Titus Alone 1,813 copies, 28 reviews
Mr Pye 404 copies, 7 reviews
Titus Awakes 184 copies, 7 reviews
A Book of Nonsense 165 copies, 2 reviews
Peake's Progress 145 copies, 2 reviews
Letters from a Lost Uncle 131 copies, 7 reviews
Boy in Darkness (Author) 123 copies, 5 reviews
The Inner Landscape 101 copies, 2 reviews
Figures of Speech 45 copies, 2 reviews
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Illustrator, some editions) 21,339 copies, 418 reviews
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking-Glass (Illustrator, some editions) 21,206 copies, 266 reviews
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Illustrator, some editions) 14,362 copies, 276 reviews
The Swiss Family Robinson (Illustrator, some editions) 7,080 copies, 73 reviews
Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There (Illustrator, some editions) 6,214 copies, 107 reviews
The Fifth Child (Cover artist, some editions) 2,092 copies, 70 reviews
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (Illustrator, some editions) 2,073 copies, 29 reviews
The Hunting of the Snark (Illustrator, some editions) 1,100 copies, 33 reviews
Droll Stories (Illustrator, some editions) 1,041 copies, 9 reviews
Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm (Illustrator, some editions) 670 copies, 25 reviews
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories (Contributor) 632 copies, 19 reviews
The Flying Sorcerers: More Comic Tales of Fantasy (Contributor) 465 copies, 3 reviews
Shudder Again: 22 Tales of Sex and Horror (Contributor) 202 copies, 1 review
The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories (Contributor) 170 copies, 2 reviews
Witchcraft in England (Illustrator) 143 copies, 2 reviews
Black Water 2: More Tales of the Fantastic (Contributor) 134 copies, 3 reviews
New Worlds for Old (Contributor) 89 copies, 1 review
New Worlds Quarterly 1 (Illustrator) 63 copies
Gormenghast [TV miniseries] (Creator) 48 copies, 1 review
Mervyn Peake (Illustrator) 33 copies, 1 review
Weird Shadows from Beyond (Contributor) 28 copies
The Sunday Books (Illustrator) 25 copies, 1 review
Quest for Sita (Illustrator, some editions) 23 copies, 1 review
Nightfrights (Contributor) 18 copies, 1 review
Thou Shalt Not Suffer A Witch (Illustrator, some editions) 11 copies
Das Hobbit Buch (Author) 7 copies
The Day We Embarked for Cythera {short story} (Illustrator, some editions) 3 copies
The Pot of Gold (Illustrator, some editions) 1 copy

Top members (works)

alice_ash (176), SarahAndRay (99), bachelors_hall (91), skullduggery (87), hersch (69), Himalmitra (57), Celialiu123 (54), mikewilliams64 (54), k_matejka (50), BookEndsIntl (48), Celialiu (47), RoanClay (44), scarlet01 (44), wedschild (42) — more

Recently added

midwifejen (1), DanteAshton (4), AnikaBredell (1), LadyJDrako (1), RachelBattocletti (1), Trevslily (1), LauraDuncan (2), KarenLJohnson (1), janesveska (1)

Legacy Libraries

Member favorites

Members: puabi, OffSpade, ReadingIsADoingWord, sarahcarli, BriainC, TheAprilWitch, PhilipAmies, reichec, Fashy_Goy, dr_fidelius, dew_enfolded, O_Hozomeen, zalba, JohnOTheobald, wyliem, DiscothequeKittens, JonnySaunders, nitchbazi, sansmerci, Michael.Rimmer (show 127 more), MrPatch, jasoncmesser, BethSmyls, Capltan, GoodKnight, mikewilliams64, Gargargom, MaskedMumbler, uberfrosch, hauptwerk, agmlll, cmolisani, Himalmitra, fuguette, flash-company, private member, MissLydia, rainlights, brianlavelle, Zambaco, misshoneychurch, nihiofkdi, anglemark, owlcroft, JanetinLondon, TurtleCreekBooks, private member, furzera, ParadoxicalRae, kojiless, leoden, private member, CarlosMcRey, greg.chabala, DCBlack, PaulLawrence, Rubbah, tahanis, WylieMaercklein, ChingShih, TomKitten, stu73, jltott, BenjaminHahn, vewinfree, julie-lou, orend, tros, dajashby, johnbratby, MeditationesMartini, thequay, thatguyzero, bkhl, Disparaitre, inblackink, Terpsichoreus, Tuirgin, jasbro, Crypto-Willobie, mandapat, carmelitasita29, FuschiaGroan, tash99, zvati, shelfoflisa, mlkasputis, KCrider, weetab, melonbrawl, rosenkrantz, turpinhero, MayorWhitebelly, keda, meadowsidhe, shearrob, caras_galadhon, Calapine, imbolcfire, damselfly, jb52, ebenizer, dovebunnie, ablueidol, georgematt, antimuzak, sheringham, wunderkind, Zehavit_Lamasu, hashiru, trinite, bolinski, ohsosilent, GeraniumCat, NedRaggett, CliveRayner, clong, Geedge, denidouble, citygirl, AlexTheHunn, CelesteM, Aerodynamics, bromeliad_water, Brookef, irkthepurist, paulgeldrop, cirdan747, chrisharpe, private member, milessabin, KentonSem, KeithMiller, coreymesler, CharlesFerdinand, tredegartrafalgar, fish_city_boy, devenish, tiffin, dreamyweather, atimco, the_red_shoes, mothshade, jfclark, denni, dmsteyn, PandorasRequiem

Add to favorites
19th century (1,086) adventure (762) Alice (835) Alice in Wonderland (540) anthology (381) British (660) British literature (732) children (1,112) children's (1,865) children's books (416) children's fiction (427) children's literature (1,315) classic (3,003) classic literature (351) classics (2,642) ebook (546) England (440) English (481) English literature (814) fantasy (6,727) fiction (9,025) Folio Society (455) Gormenghast (294) gothic (664) horror (1,021) humor (498) illustrated (667) Kindle (456) Lewis Carroll (441) literature (1,622) novel (1,289) own (368) poetry (1,059) read (1,114) science fiction (578) short stories (433) to-read (2,652) unread (466) Victorian (303) young adult (355)
No events listed. (add an event)
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Country (for map)
Place of death
Cause of death
Places of residence
Awards and honors
Short biography
Disambiguation notice

LibraryThing Early Reviewers Alum

Mervyn Peake's book The Hunting of the Snark was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

Sign up to get a pre-publication copy in exchange for a review.

Member ratings

Average: (3.94)
0.5 31
1 242
1.5 67
2 821
2.5 208
3 3585
3.5 811
4 5688
4.5 585
5 5632

Author pictures (2)


(see all 2 author pictures)

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Mervyn Peake is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.


Mervyn Peake is composed of 21 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 159,006,685 books! | Top bar: Always visible