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              Books by Peter Ackroyd

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              Mr Cadmus
               

              Mr Cadmus (Hardback, Main)

              By Ackroyd, Peter

              • RRP: $38.99
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              A wickedly satirical novel, filled with mystery, revenge, outlandish killings, greed and jealousy, from the multi-award-winning author

              ISBN 9781786898944
              Released NZ 18 Dec 2020
              Publisher Canongate Books Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Poe: A Life Cut Short
                

              Poe: A Life Cut Short (Paperback)

              By Ackroyd, Peter

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              Edgar Allan Poe began his literary career composing verses modelled on Byron. Poe has been claimed as the forerunner of modern fantasy. This biography of Poe opens with his end, his final days - no one knows what happened between the time when friends saw him off on the steam-boa...t to Baltimore and his discovery six days later dying in a tavern.
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              ISBN 9780099287674
              Released NZ 1 Apr 2009
              Publisher Vintage
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Writings
               

              The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Writings (Paperback, Revised edition)

              Illustrated by Miller, Harland; By Poe, Edgar Allan; Edited by Ackroyd, Peter; Introduction by Galloway, David

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              A selection of the author's critical writings, short fiction and poetry that demonstrates an intense interest in aesthetic issues and the astonishing power and imagination with which he probed the darkest corners of the human mind.

              ISBN 9780141439815
              Released NZ 21 Jul 2003
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Penguin Classics
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              The Pit and the Pendulum: The Essential Poe
               

              The Pit and the Pendulum: The Essential Poe (Paperback)

              By Poe, Edgar Allan; Introduction by Ackroyd, Peter

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              A selection the author's critical writings, of short fiction and poetry that demonstrates an intense interest in aesthetic issues and the power and imagination with which he probed the darkest corners of the human mind.

              ISBN 9780141190624
              Released NZ 23 Jun 2009
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Orlando
               

              Orlando (Paperback, New edition)

              By Woolf, Virginia; Introduction by Reynolds, Margaret; Ackroyd, Peter

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              Originally published in 1928, this classic story by Virginia Woolf was modelled on her friend Vita Sackville-West's personality. Orlando chooses her own sexual identity as she lives through three centuries as both a man and a woman.

              ISBN 9780099478287
              Released NZ 1 Feb 2005
              Publisher Vintage
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Vintage Classics
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              Boswell's London Journal, 1762-1763
               

              Boswell's London Journal, 1762-1763 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Boswell, James; Edited by Pottle, Frederick a.; Foreword by Ackroyd, Peter

              In 1762 James Boswell, then twenty-two years old, left Edinburgh for London. The famous Journal he kept during the next nine months is an intimate account of his encounters with the high-life and the low- life in London, and a frank personal portrait of the young Boswell.

              ISBN 9780748621460
              Released NZ 1 Feb 2005
              Publisher Edinburgh University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell
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              Milton In America
               

              Milton In America (Paperback, New edition)

              By Ackroyd, Peter

              • RRP: $22.99
              • $22.99
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              The poet John Milton is transposed to the New World, where he has travelled to flee the tyranny of the Old. His adventures with his amanuensis, Goosequill, are by turns picaresque and delightful. However, Paradise Found will ultimately be lost in the most appalling and bloody cir...cumstances.
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              ISBN 9780749386252
              Released NZ 7 Nov 1997
              Publisher Vintage
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein
               

              The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein (Paperback)

              By Ackroyd, Peter

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              Victor Frankenstein begins his anatomy experiments in a barn in the secluded village of Headington. But perfect specimens are hard to come by ...until that Thames-side dawn when Victor, waiting, hears the splashing of oars and sees in the half-light that slung into the stern of t...he approaching boat is the corpse of a handsome young man.
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              ISBN 9780099524137
              Released NZ 1 Jul 2009
              Publisher Vintage
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Civil War: The History of England Volume III

              Civil War: The History of England Volume III (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Unabridged edition)

              By Ackroyd, Peter

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              • $31.99
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              The third volume of Peter Ackroyd's magisterial six-part History of England, taking readers from the accession of the first Stuart king, James I, to the overthrow of his grandson, James II

              ISBN 9781447260707
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2014
              Publisher Pan Macmillan
              Interest Age 18+ years
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Mr Cadmus

              Mr Cadmus (Audio disc / Other, Unabridged edition)

              By Ackroyd, Peter; Read by Bond, Jilly

              • RRP: $39.99
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              Miss Finch and Miss Swallow, cousins, have put their pasts behind them and settled into conventional country life. But when a mysterious foreigner, Theodore Cadmus - from Caldera, a Mediterranean island nobody has heard of - moves into the middle cottage, the safe monotony of the...ir lives is shattered. The fates of the two cousins and Mr Cadmus, and those of Little Camborne and Caldera, become inextricably enmeshed. Long-hidden secrets and long-held grudges threaten to surface, drawing all into a vortex of subterfuge, theft, violence, mayhem ... and murder.
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              ISBN 9780655693833
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2020
              Publisher Bolinda Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
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