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"And so, exulting as the moonlit rocks fled by him, exulting as the tears streamed over his face – with his eyes fixed excitedly upon the blurred horizon and the battering of the hoof-beats loud in his ears, Titus rode out of his world."

Mervyn Peake the Last Line of in Gormenghast

Originally Published Jan. 1, 1950

Digital edition:

555 pages - Nov. 30, 2007