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  • 'Rose is famous for its unusual fauna. The balleron has a wooden spine. The dignipomp looks incredibly solemn. The musterach is very sensitive and sullen. The guggaflop is very, very, indeed very lazy.'
    A Dictionary of Imaginary Places, entry on Rose (from Mervyn Peake's Captain Slaughterboard Drops Anchor)

    February 10, 2009