Fun Fact:
Peake felt that when he illustrated another person's work, he should “subordinate [him]self totally to the book, and slide into another man’s soul”.




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Mervyn Peake

Mervyn Peake (1911-1968) was born in Kuling, China on July 9, 1911. A writer and illustrator, Peake brings a new and very different approach to the Alice books. His highly acclaimed work captures the dangerous and curious nature of Wonderland in stunning black and white drawings. To learn more about Mervyn Peake, follow this link to his official website. Below you will see all of the Peake illustrations from chapters 5, 6, and 7. Click on a character on the menu on the right to see the next image.



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