New Word Alert – Gormenghast #1

First, two cultural terms:

A printmaking term:

Last but not least, a big batch of words from the beginning of Titus Groan, book one of Mervyn Peake’s Gormenghast trilogy. I’ve had the omnibus for some time but just started reading it. It’s delightfully strange and surprisingly funny — and definitely rife with unfamiliar vocabulary.

Posted on Wednesday, February 14th, 2024.