Peter Ackroyd, CBE, FRSL (born 5 October 1949) is an English biographer, novelist and critic with a particular interest in the history and culture of London.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Ackroyd
Peter Ackroyd, CBE, FRSL (born 5 October 1949) is an English biographer, novelist and critic with a particular interest in the history and culture of London.
Peter Ackroyd, (born October 5, 1949, London, England), British novelist, critic, biographer, and scholar whose technically innovative novels present an unconventional view of history. Ackroyd graduated from Clare College, Cambridge (M.A., 1971), and then attended Yale University for two years.
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Peter Ackroyd, (born 5 October 1949) is an English biographer, novelist and critic with a particular interest in the history and culture of London.
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Peter Ackroyd CBE is an English novelist and biographer with a particular interest in the history and culture of London. Peter Ackroyd's mother worked in the personnel department of an engineering firm, his father having left the family home when Ackroyd was a baby.
- October 5, 1949
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Peter Ackroyd has 149 books on Goodreads with 295785 ratings. Peter Ackroyd’s most popular book is London: The Biography.
- Foundation. "An extraordinary book . . . Peter Ackroyd is arguably the most talented and prolific writer working in Britain today."
- Tudors: The History of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I. Peter Ackroyd, one of Britain's most acclaimed writers, brings the age of the Tudors to vivid life in this monumental book in his The History of England series.
- Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution.
- Revolution. The fourth volume of Peter Ackroyd's enthralling History of England, beginning in 1688 with a revolution and ending in 1815 with a famous victory.
Peter Ackroyd's scholarship is meticulous and results in a work of dense information matched by high levels of entertainment--he is an excellent writer. However well one might know individual aspects of London, there are constant surprises and insights that engage the curious reader.
- Peter Ackroyd