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Mervyn Peake

English writer, artist, poet and illustrator

Mervyn Peake (9 July 1911 – 17 November 1968) was a British writer and artist, best known for his fantasy series, Gormenghast.

Mervyn Laurence Peake
Born(1911-07-09)9 July 1911
Died17 November 1968(1968-11-17) (aged 57)
EducationEltham College, Croydon School of Art, Royal Academy Schools
Spouse(s)Maeve Gilmore

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