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              Books by Peter Ackroyd

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              David Copperfield
                

              David Copperfield (Paperback)

              By Dickens, Charles; Introduction by Ackroyd, Peter

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              Cast out by his stepfather to the brutal boarding school Salem House, young David Copperfield learns that he must fight for a better life. He escapes London and finds his way to Dover. Once there he hopes to be taken in by his only known relative, his eccentric Aunt Betsy Trotwoo ...

              ISBN 9780099533436
              Published 1 December 2012 by Cornerstone
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Civil War: The History of England Volume III

              Civil War: The History of England Volume III (Paperback, Main Market Ed.)

              By Ackroyd, Peter

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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 9781447271697
              Published 1 May 2015 by Pan Macmillan
              Interest Age 18+ years
              Series The History of England
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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 ...

              ISBN 9780099287674
              Published 1 April 2009 by Vintage
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              The Mystery Of Edwin Drood
               

              The Mystery Of Edwin Drood (Hardback, New edition)

              By Dickens, Charles; Illustrated by Fildes, Luke V.; Collins, Charles; Introduction by Ackroyd, Peter

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              And while seeming to smile on the engagement of his nephew, Edwin Drood, he is, in fact, consumed by jealousy, driven to terrify the boy's fiancee and to plot the murder of Edwin himself.

              ISBN 9781857152838
              Published 15 December 2004 by Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Everyman's Library classics
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              Revolution: A History of England Volume IV

              Revolution: A History of England Volume IV (Paperback, Main Market Ed.)

              By Ackroyd, Peter

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              The fourth instalment in Peter Ackroyd's History of England series.

              ISBN 9781509811472
              Published 12 September 2017 by Pan Macmillan
              Interest Age 18+ years
              Series The History of England
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              Charlie Chaplin
               

              Charlie Chaplin (Hardback)

              By Ackroyd, Peter

              Offers author's biography that turns the spotlight on Chaplin's life as well as his work, from his humble theatrical beginnings in music halls to winning an honorary Academy Award.

              ISBN 9780701169947
              Published 1 April 2014 by Vintage
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Shakespeare - The Biography: Vol IV: The Onlie Begetter
               

              Shakespeare - The Biography: Vol IV: The Onlie Begetter (Audio CD / Audio, Abridged edition)

              By Ackroyd, Peter; Read by Callow, Simon

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              Peter Ackroyd's method is to position Shakespeare in the close context of his world. In this way, he not only richly conjures up the texture of Shakespeare's life, but also imparts an amazing amount of vivid, interesting material about place, period and background.

              ISBN 9781856868310
              Published 15 September 2005 by Cornerstone
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              Shakespeare - The Biography: Vol I: Aspiring Spirit
               

              Shakespeare - The Biography: Vol I: Aspiring Spirit (Audio CD / Audio, Abridged edition)

              By Ackroyd, Peter; Read by Callow, Simon

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              Peter Ackroyd's method is to position Shakespeare in the close context of his world. In this way, he not only richly conjures up the texture of Shakespeare's life, but also imparts an amazing amount of vivid, interesting material about place, period and background.

              ISBN 9781856868440
              Published 15 September 2005 by Cornerstone
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              London - The Biography: Collected Edition
               

              London - The Biography: Collected Edition (Audio, Collected and abridged ed)

              By Ackroyd, Peter; Read by Callow, Simon

              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 an organism with its own laws of growth and change, so he regards this as a biography rather than a history.

              ISBN 9781856866941
              Published 20 June 2001 by Cornerstone
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              Milton In America
               

              Milton In America (Paperback, New edition)

              By Ackroyd, Peter

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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 ...

              ISBN 9780749386252
              Published 7 November 1997 by Vintage
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