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"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
Ackroyd is a fascinating mix of a 19th-century narrative historian and modern social analyst. Elements of thisbook seem very old-fashioned and formal - in a good way. Yet the author eschews ...Click here for more
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  • Published Date : 01 Jan 2017
  • ISBN : 9781509811472
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London Under is an atmospheric, imaginative introduction to everything that goes on under London, from original springs and streams and Roman amphitheatres to Victorian sewers, gang hideouts...Click here for more
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  • Published Date : 01 Apr 2012
  • ISBN : 9780099287377
  • Publisher : Vintage
What if John Milton, Cromwell's secretary, anticipating the King's return to London, had decided to flee England in order to avoid imprisonment or death? What if he had crossed the ocean and...Click here for more
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  • Published Date : 11 Sep 1997
  • ISBN : 9780749386252
  • Publisher : Vintage
During the 1970s and the early 1980s Peter Ackroyd wrote countless book reviews and articles for the Spectator, on literature, film and a number of social and cultural issues. The Collection...Click here for more
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  • Published Date : 15 Nov 2001
  • ISBN : 9780701173005
  • Publisher : Chatto & Windus
Dickens was a landmark biography when first published in 1990. This specially edited shorter edition takes the reader into the life of one of the world's greatest writers. Here, Ackroyd atte...Click here for more
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  • Published Date : 01 Jan 2002
  • ISBN : 9780099437093
  • Publisher : Vintage
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  • Published Date : 01 Jan 2015
  • ISBN : 9781447271697
  • Publisher : Pan
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
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


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