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Ackroyd

a novel

by Jules Feiffer

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Jules Feiffer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.F2974 Ac, PS3556.E42 Ac
The Physical Object
Pagination349 p. ;
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4909326M
ISBN 100671225022
LC Control Number76058872

“A character portrait guided by a novelist’s skills of characterization and texture.” —The New York Times Book Review “Ackroyd masters the suspense of Alfred Hitchcock.” —Vanity Fair “Irresistible.” —The Independent (London) “Immaculate and phenomenally readable.” —The Buffalo News. Ackroyd (Queer City: Gay London from the Romans to the Present Day, , etc.) fans rejoice!The fourth volume of the author’s History of England series has arrived. As usual, history buffs will find plenty to ponder, and casual readers will enjoy Ackroyd’s storytelling manner as he continues to expose little-known facts of British history—e.g., the Bank of England was originally a.

Peter Ackroyd. PETER ACKROYD is an award-winning novelist, as well as a broadcaster, biographer, poet, and historian. He is the author of the acclaimed London: The Biography, and the first, second, and third volumes of his history of England, Foundation, Tudors, and Rebellion. He holds a CBE for services to literature and lives in London. Peter.   The result is his trial, ostensibly for corrupting the young; in reality, for having introduced uncertainty into a world smugly convinced that it knows itself, and thus knows all. A strikingly imaginative and provocative cautionary tale that makes superb use of Ackroyd’s formidable erudition. One of his most satisfying books.

Ackroyd's published poetry consists of three collections, and he is also the author of works of literary criticism, as well as a book about the history of transvestism. London: The Biography () is a history of the city that has exerted a powerful influence on his writing and was awarded the South Bank Show Annual Award for Literature. Peter Ackroyd eBooks. Buy Peter Ackroyd eBooks to read online or download in PDF or ePub on your PC, tablet or mobile device.


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