First published in Great Britain in 2011 by

Carcanet Press Limited

Alliance House

Cross Street Manchester M2 7AQ

Selection and editorial matter copyright © R.W. Maslen and G. Peter Winnington 2011

Poems and drawings by Mervyn Peake copyright © the Estate of Mervyn Peake

The right of R.W. Maslen and G. Peter Winnington to be identified as the editors of this work has been asserted by them in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act of 1988

All rights reserved

A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library

ISBN 978 1 84777 087 5

The publisher acknowledges financial assistance from Arts Council England

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