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The Death Of King Arthur: The Immortal Legend (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

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Acclaimed biographer Peter Ackroyd vibrantly resurrects the legendary epic of Camelot in this modern adaptation The names of Arthur, Merlin, Lancelot, Guinevere, Galahad, the sword of Excalibur, and the court of Camelot are as recognizable as any from the world…
London: The Biography
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|November 27, 2001

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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 a living organism, with its own laws of growth and change, so London is a biography rather than a…
Foundation: The History of England from Its Earliest Beginnings to the Tudors

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"An extraordinary book . . . Peter Ackroyd is arguably the most talented and prolific writer working in Britain today." - Daily Express (UK) In Foundation, acclaimed historian Peter Ackroyd tells the epic story of England itself. He takes us from the primeval…
Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution: The History of England…

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Peter Ackroyd has been praised as one of the greatest living chroniclers of Britain and its people. In Rebellion, he continues his dazzling account of the history of England, beginning with the progress south of the Scottish king, James VI, who on the death of…
Tudors: The History of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I: The History of England from Henry…

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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. Tudors is the story of Henry VIII's relentless pursuit of both the perfect wife and the perfect…
Thames: Sacred River
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|November 4, 2008

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Just as Peter Ackroyd's bestselling London is the biography of the city, Thames: Sacred River is the biography of the river, from sea to source. Exploring its history from prehistoric times to the present day, the reader is drawn into an extraordinary world,…
Dominion: The History Of England From The Battle Of Waterloo To Victoria's Diamond Jubilee

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"Ackroyd, as always, is well worth the read." - Kirkus , starred review Dominion , the fifth volume of Peter Ackroyd's masterful History of England, begins in 1815 as national glory following the Battle of Waterloo gives way to a post-war depression and ends…
Revolution: The History Of England From The Battle Of The Boyne To The Battle Of Waterloo

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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. In Revolution , Peter Ackroyd takes readers from William of Orange's accession following the Glorious Revolution…
Charlie Chaplin
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|May 14, 2014

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The very first icon of the silver screen, and one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood, even a hundred years on from his first film. But what of the man behind the moustache? The director holding the camera as well as acting in front of it? From humble…
Dickens (abridged)
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|May 28, 2002

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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 attempts to peel away the mask of a man whose life was outwardly a picture…
The Canterbury Tales: A Retelling By Peter Ackroyd (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

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"A romp for the ages" ( Vanity Fair ) — now with a graphic cover and deluxe packaging Renowned novelist, historian, and biographer Peter Ackroyd takes on what is arguably the greatest poem in the English language and presents it in a prose vernacular that…
Shakespeare
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|April 27, 2015

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Biographe des plus grands auteurs britanniques, Peter Ackroyd rêvait depuis toujours de se pencher sur Shakespeare, quintessence du génie d'outre-Manche, l'écrivain qui dut conquérir son droit à la gloire littéraire par le biais du théâtre, l'auteur dramatique…
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