Titus, heir to Lord Sepulchrave and to Gormenghast Castle, is born and spends the first years of his life in a pinnacled castle amidst rituals and grotesque persons, in a new edition of the first volume in the macabre classic fantasy.
A fantastic and stylized story of a protracted war between domineering King Gorice of Witchland and the Lords of Demonland in an medieval world reminiscent of Norse sagas.
The young boy Sparrowhawk becomes apprentice to a Master Wizard; but impatience to learn faster takes him far from home to Roke Island, where he enters the School for Wizards. As a student of magic, Sparrowhawk exceeds his years in accomplishment, but pride and jealousy drive the boy to try certain dangerous powers too soon. A terrible evil is let loose in the land.
When Jeremy Thatcher buys a “dragon’s egg” at Mr. Elives’s Magic Shop, he is shocked when an actual miniature dragon hatches from the egg and begins to grow and grow and grow.
Orphaned boy Pug is apprenticed to a powerful court magician named Kulgan in the world of Midkemia. Though ill at ease with the normal ways of wizardry, Pug soon earns his place as a squire after saving the life of one of the royals at court. But his courage will be tested still further when dark beings from another world open a rift in the fabric of spacetime to rekindle the age-old battle between the forces of Order and Chaos.