Nanny Slagg meets an old man of the Dwellers, the humble people who live limpet-like on the outer walls of Gormenghast castle. Here he greets the castle’s envoy with the deference expected. The description of his voice suggests a low-frequency booming.
”Gormenghast,’ he said, and his voice was like the noise of boulders rolling through far valleys.’
Source: Mervyn Peake, Titus Groan, introduction by Anthony Burgess (London: Vintage Books, 1998), p. 79
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