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Peake’s Progress

Synopsis
A combination of short stories and poetry from ‘Peake’s Progress’, read by Peake’s sons Fabian and Sebastian Peake. The readings include the epic ‘Rhyme of the Flying Bomb’, a selection of nonsense verse, and some of the poems that resulted from Peake’s visit to the concentration camp in Belsen, Germany. The short stories were all written after the war and include ‘The Weird Journey’, ‘Same Time Same Place’, and ‘Danse Macabre’.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2011
Availability
out of distribution
Subjects
English language and literature
Keywords
poetry; Peake, Mervyn

Credits

Writer
Mervyn Peake
Contributor
Maeve Peake
Cast
Fabian Peake 
Sebastian Peake 

Distribution Formats

Type
Audio
Format
CD
Price
£15.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
147 minutes
Year
2016

Publisher

Name

British Library Publishing

Web
http://www.bl.uk/publishing External site opens in new window

Distributor

Name

British Library Online Shop

Email
bl-shop@bl.uk
Web
http://shop.bl.uk/mall/departmentpage.cfm/BritishLibrary/87294/1/1 External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7735
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
Notes
A range of audio publications related to the collections of the British Library’s Sound Archive. Historical topics, wildlife sounds, world music, art and literature are particularly strongly represented. There are also a few DVDs, videos and CD-ROMs based on holdings in the BL. Some of the titles are available for paid audio download.
 

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