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Gormenghast Overture By Kurt J. Ellenberger
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This is the complete score and parts for an overture inspired by Mervyn Peake's magnificent "Gormenghast" trilogy. The instrumentation is for flute, clarinet, trumpet, two percussion,... More > violin, cello, and piano. It is a "groove-based" work that is very listenable and challenging for the ensemble. Violin and trumpet are featured soloist, but in this size ensemble, everyone has opportunity to shine.< Less
The Medini Waltz By John D. Chadwick
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Everything accounts for nothing and nothing counts for all; truth destroys all reason in a church with infinite walls. The Medini Waltz is possibly the first zen, gothic, metaphysical, psychedelic,... More > quantum, supernatural comedy ever written. Chadwick has created a mind bending journey full of art heists, magic, gods and goddesses, demons and parallel worlds with the edge of Robert Anton Wilson, the comedy of Douglas Adams, The character of Mervyn Peake, the horror of Dennis Wheatley, the wisdom of Paulo Coelho and a distinct voice all of his own.< Less
The Medini Waltz By John D. Chadwick
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Everything accounts for nothing and nothing counts for all, truth destroys all reason in a church with infinite walls. The Medini Waltz is possibly the first zen, gothic, Metaphysical, psychedelic,... More > quantum, supernatural comedy ever written. Chadwick has created a mindbending journey full of art heists, magic, gods & godesses, demons & parrallel worlds with the edge of Robert Anton Wilson,the comedy of Douglas Adams, the character of Mervyn Peake,the horror of Dennis Wheatley, the wisdom of Paulo Coelho and a distinct voice all of his own.< Less
The Loss Of Autarch Starkey By Peter Van Belle
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From the dark corner that spawned Mervyn Peake's Gormonghast trilogy and Jonothan Swift's satires comes this gritty tale of bizarre savagery and intrigue. A former leader writes his apology while... More > crossing a desert, telling of his hallucinatory origins in the jungle of Woldland, his first encounters with urban life in Midland, and his slow rise to power under the influence of his friend Hieronymus Blint. He tells of loves and lies, of violence and skullduggery, and of moments of beauty.< Less
To See the Moon So Clearly By Gai Sever
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In this collection, an excerpt from a cycle of five novelettes, Gai Sever spins three stories of great depth, wisdom, and humanity. The richness of the universe he creates stands comparison with... More > Ursula Le Guin’s Earthsea or Mervyn Peake’s Gormenghast, while his understanding of what it means to be a child rivals that of Roald Dahl. Yet Sever conjures up a distinctive world of his own. The resourceful girls and boys featured in these stories display ingenuity, determination and teamwork to overcome the obstacles they face, while the supporting — in every sense — cast of grown-ups show trust and compassion towards them. These three magical tales will enchant children and adults alike. (Ian Appleby)< Less
To See the Moon So Clearly By Gai Sever
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In this collection, an excerpt from a cycle of five novelettes, Gai Sever spins three stories of great depth, wisdom, and humanity. The richness of the universe he creates stands comparison with... More > Ursula Le Guin's Earthsea or Mervyn Peake's Gormenghast, while his understanding of what it means to be a child rivals that of Roald Dahl. Yet Sever conjures up a distinctive world of his own. The resourceful girls and boys featured in these stories display ingenuity, determination and teamwork to overcome the obstacles they face, while the supporting – in every sense – cast of grown-ups show trust and compassion towards them. These three magical tales will enchant children and adults alike. (Ian Appleby)< Less
The Blood of Toulouse By James Bourne
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“...James Bourne's English language translation of Maurice Magre's lost Cathar masterpiece is a literary event of the first degree. This epic gothic fantasy, reminiscent of the very best of... More > Tolkien, Mervyn Peake or Robert E. Howard, is all the more powerful for its basis in meticulously researched historical fact and Magre's intimate knowledge of the landscape and culture his words so richly evoke. His first person account of the last stand of the Cathars is vast, vivid and noble, his incantatory prose poetic and savage by turns, his vision and message uncompromising in its purity. 'The Blood of Toulouse' opens a window into a dark, medieval world lit by the holy hellfire of the Inquisition and illuminated by timeless dreams and desires making it essential reading for aficionados of the fantastic as well as all those who would seek to understand this little known but pivotal turning point in European history, the apocalyptic chain of events that lead to the death of the age of chivalry. ..”< Less
The Blood of Toulouse By James Bourne
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“...James Bourne's English language translation of Maurice Magre's lost Cathar masterpiece is a literary event of the first degree. This epic gothic fantasy, reminiscent of the very best of... More > Tolkien, Mervyn Peake or Robert E. Howard, is all the more powerful for its basis in meticulously researched historical fact and Magre's intimate knowledge of the landscape and culture his words so richly evoke. His first person account of the last stand of the Cathars is vast, vivid and noble, his incantatory prose poetic and savage by turns, his vision and message uncompromising in its purity. 'The Blood of Toulouse' opens a window into a dark, medieval world lit by the holy hellfire of the Inquisition and illuminated by timeless dreams and desires making it essential reading for aficionados of the fantastic as well as all those who would seek to understand this little known but pivotal turning point in European history, the apocalyptic chain of events that lead to the death of the age of chivalry. ..”< Less

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