Peter ACKROYD

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1949-10-05
Education Clare Coll Cambridge, Yale Univ
Books & Publications >ir< London Lickpenny (1973), Country Life (1978), The Diversions of Purley (1987); >ir< Notes for a New Culture (1976), Ezra Pound and His World (1980), T S Eliot (1984), Dickens (1990), Introduction to Dickens (1991), Blake (1995), The Life of Thomas More (1998), London: The Biography (2000), The Collection (2001), Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination (2002), Chaucer (2004), Shakespeare: The Biography (2005), Thames: Sacred River (2007), The English Ghost: Spectres Through Time (2010), London Under (2011), Wilkie Collins (2012), Foundation: A History of England Vol I (2011); >ir< The Great Fire of London (1982), The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde (1983), Hawksmoor (1985), Chatterton (1987), First Light (1989), English Music (1992), The House of Doctor Dee (1993), Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem (1994), Milton in America (1996), The Plato Papers (1999), The Clerkenwell Tales (2003), The Lambs of London (2004), The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein (2008), The Canterbury Tales: A Retelling (2009), The Death of King Arthur: The Immortal Legend (2010)
Recreations N/A
Clubs N/A
Style Peter Ackroyd, Esq, CBE, FRSL
Career writer; The Spectator: lit ed 1971-77, managing ed 1977-81; chief book reviewer The Times 1986-; Somerset Maugham Prize 1984, The Guardian Fiction Award 1985, Whitbread Prize for Best Biography 1984/85; Hon DLitt: Univ of Exeter 1992, City Univ 1997, Univ of London 2001; FRSL
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