31 Results for Peter Ackroyd
"After his mammoth, shamanic aria London: the Biography, the remarkable writer Peter Ackroyd has produced a nimble, uproarious pocket history of sex in his beloved metropolis" (Alasdair Lees...Click here for more
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  • Published Date : 25 May 2017
  • ISBN : 9780701188801
  • Publisher : Chatto & Windus
Much of Peter Ackroyd's work has been concerned with the life and past of London but here, as a culmination, is his definitive account of the city. For him it is an organism with its own law...Click here for more
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  • Published Date : 01 Jan 2000
  • ISBN : 9781856197168
  • Publisher : Chatto & Windus
Highly original and magnificent in scope, Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination discovers the roots of English cultural history in the Anglo-Saxon period, and traces it through the ...Click here for more
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  • Published Date : 01 Jan 2004
  • ISBN : 9780099438076
  • Publisher : Vintage
Geoffrey Chaucer has some claim to being the greatest poet in the English language. Yet he has also been considered to be an invisible poet, self-depreciating and ironic, leaving only the br...Click here for more
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  • Published Date : 01 Apr 2005
  • ISBN : 9780099287483
  • Publisher : Vintage
He was the very first icon of the silver screen, and is one of the most recognisable faces in Hollywood, even a hundred years on from his first film. But what of the man behind the moustache...Click here for more
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  • Published Date : 01 Apr 2014
  • ISBN : 9780701169947
  • Publisher : Chatto & Windus
Peter Ackroyd's method is to position Shakespeare in the close context of his world. In this way, Ackroyd not only richly conjures up the texture of Shakespeare's life, but also imparts an a...Click here for more
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  • Published Date : 01 Jan 2005
  • ISBN : 9781856197267
  • Publisher : Chatto & Windus
Thomas More is one of the great figures in English history. Pre-eminent as a courtier and as a humanist, a friend to Henry VIII and the author of Utopia, More's life and career epitomise the...Click here for more
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  • Published Date : 01 Jan 1999
  • ISBN : 9780749386405
  • Publisher : Vintage
The fourth instalment in Peter Ackroyd's History of England series.The fourth volume of Peter Ackroyd's enthralling History of England begins in 1688 with a revolution and ends in 1815 with ...Click here for more
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  • Published Date : 01 Jan 2016
  • ISBN : 9780230706422
  • Publisher : Macmillan
The scene is London, in 1399. It is the last year of the fourteenth century, and there is talk of an apocalypse. Richard II is on the throne, yet strange signs and portents are troubling the...Click here for more
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  • Published Date : 01 Apr 2004
  • ISBN : 9780749386306
  • Publisher : Vintage
Boswell was the most charming companion in the world, and London becomes his dining room and his playground, his club and his confessional. No celebrant of the London world can ignore his bo...Click here for more
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  • Published Date : 11 Aug 2004
  • ISBN : 9780748621460
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press


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