Sebastian Peake, son and biographer of Gormenghast author, dies

It has been announced by family on the official Mervyn Peake website that Sebastian Peake, son of the Gormenghast writer, passed away on 6 September 2012.

The eldest son of the writer, Sebastian Peake strove tirelessly to keep knowledge of his father’s literary and artistic work in the public eye, writing books such as Mervyn Peake: The Man and His Art, attending events and giving talks. He was Guest of Honour at FantasyCon in 2009.