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Mr. Pye

Mervyn Peake

Mr. Pye

a novel

by Mervyn Peake

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Overlook Press in Woodstock, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint. Originally published: London : Heinemann, 1953.

Statementby Mervyn Peake ; with drawings by the author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6031.E183 M7 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination278 p. :
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3177043M
ISBN 10087951955X
LC Control Number83019497
OCLC/WorldCa10021072

When the struggle between good and evil becomes embarrassingly personal, Mr. Pye is forced to embark on a campaign of unparalleled sin. Mervyn Peake, author of the internationally acclaimed Gormenghast novels, has created an extraordinarily imaginative story in Mr. Pye, his last novel. Mr Pye, however, is prone to excess and in the increasingly personalised struggle between good and evil, excess is very nearly his downfall. Mervyn Peake was born in He is perhaps most famous for the 'Gormenghast' trilogy which were published between and — Titus Groan, Gormenghast and Titus Alone.

  With Derek Jacobi, Judy Parfitt, Richard O'Callaghan, Robin McCaffrey. Mr Pye travels to the Channel Island of Sark to spread the love of God. But doing good deeds means something strange starts to happen to him, he starts to grow wings/10(58). Mr. Pye: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your address Best Sellers Deals Store Help New Releases Coupons Gift Ideas Gift Cards Home Books Reviews:

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Mr Pye, which also Peake's most famous work, the Gormenghast trilogy, has autobiographical connections with his childhood in China. Mr Pye, his only other completed novel, is also related to his life/5. When the struggle between good and evil becomes embarrassingly personal, Mr.

Pye is forced to embark on a campaign of unparalleled sin. Mervyn Peake, author of the internationally acclaimed Gormenghast novels, has created an extraordinarily imaginative story /5(27).

Indeed, the novel's only slow point is a brief trip Mr. Pye takes to London at about the half-way point; though it has its humorous points, it lacks the atmospherics of the rest of the book. All praise to the Overlook Press of New York for keeping much of Peake's work, including _Mr.

Pye_, in print/5(9). Pye Mr. Pye is a standalone novel by Mervyn Peake. The main character is Mr. Pye, who travels to the Channel Island of Stark to awaken his love of God in all the islanders.

The landlady on the island Miss Dredger soon becomes his avid follows and agrees to allow the one person she has always hated, Miss George to live in her house. Pye [Mervyn Peake] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Pye is a wonderful little novel that, as far as I know, is the only book of fiction to have as it’s opening line the one word name of my favorite island--"Sark!" The title character--an evangelist 4/5(2).

Mr Pye [Mervyn Peake] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. pages. 20x15x2cm. Broché. Equipped with love, Mr Harold Pye lands on the island of Sark, his mission to convert the islanders into a crusading force for the undiluted goodness that he feels within.

The extraordinary inhabitants of the island range from the formidable Miss George in her purple busby to the wanton, raven-haired Tintagieu, 'five foot three inches of sex'.4/5(2). Pye has appeared in the following books: The Moving Finger (Miss Marple, #4).

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Brimming with good cheer, Mr Pye decides to bring peace and love to Sark's eccentric inhabitants. This is a charming fable about the battle bewteen good and evil.

Equipped with love, Mr Harold Pye lands on the island of Sark, his mission to convert the islanders into a crusading force for the undiluted goodness that he feels within.

The final strand of the story, and the one that lead me to buy the book in the first place, is Sark itself. The island is lovingly described, all it's nooks, crannies, and idiosyncrasies explored; it is as much a character in the book as Mr Pye himself - or anyone else for that mater and I certainly can't resist a good island : Desperate Reader.Mr Pye: Peake, Mervyn: : Books.

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