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Ackroyd, Peter

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese 2000

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Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: A short study of everything that goes on under London--from original springs and streams and Roman amphitheaters to Victorian sewers, gang hideouts, and modern tube stations.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese 2011

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Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: In Thames: the Biography, Ackroyd writes about connections between the Thames and such historical figures as Julius Caesar and Henry VIII, and offers memorable portraits of the ordinary men and women who depend on the river for their livelihoods. He visits all the towns and villages along the river, from Oxfordshire to London, and describes the magnificent royal residences, as well as the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2007

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Ackroyd, Peter

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2003

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Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: "Alfred Hitchcock was a strange child. Fat, lonely, burning with fear and ambition, his childhood was an isolated one, scented with fish from his father's shop. Afraid to leave his bedroom, he would plan great voyages, using railway timetables to plot an exact imaginary route across Europe. So how did this fearful figure become the one of the most respected film directors of the twentieth...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HITCHCOCK, ALFRED ACK

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Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: This is the fourth volume of Peter Ackroyd's 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 to the Regency, when the flamboyant Prince of Wales ruled in the stead of his mad father, George III, and England was―again―at war with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press 2017

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Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: Biographer and novelist Ackroyd brings William Shakespeare to life in the manner of a contemporary rather than a biographer. His method is to position the playwright in the context of his world, exploring everything from Stratford's humble town to its fields of wildflowers; discerning influences on the plays from unexpected quarters; and entering London with the playwright as modern theatre, as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 822.3 ACK

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM ACK

Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: Renowned critic, historian, and biographer Ackroyd takes on what is arguably the greatest poem in the English language and presents the work in a prose vernacular that makes it accessible to modern readers while preserving the spirit of the original.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2009

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Ackroyd, Peter

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2005

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Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: "Innovation, the sixth and final volume in Peter Ackroyd's magnificent History of England series, takes readers from the Boer War to the Millennium Dome almost a hundred years later. Innovation brings Peter Ackroyd's History of England to a triumphant close. In it, Ackroyd takes readers from the end of the Boer War and the accession of Edward VII to the end of the twentieth century, when his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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Ackroyd, Peter

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese 2006

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Ackroyd, Peter

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese 2001

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Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: A glittering, evocative, fascinating, story-filled portrait of Venice, the ultimate city, embracing facts and romance, history and artists, carnival masks and leper colonies, wars and sieges, and scandals and seductions.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945 ACK

Ackroyd, Peter

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese, Doubleday 2004

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Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: "Spanning the end of the Regency, Ackroyd takes readers from the accession of the profligate George IV whose government was steered by Lord Liverpool, whose face was set against reform, to the 'Sailor King' William IV whose reign saw the modernization of the political system and the abolition of slavery. But it was the accession of Queen Victoria, at only eighteen years old, that sparked an era...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2018

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Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: Working on a nineteenth-century excavation of the ancient ruins of Troy, Sophia, the young Greek wife of German archaeologist Heinrich Obermann, becomes suspicious about her husband's past when she finds a cache of artifacts that he had hidden away.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese 2007

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Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: One of Britain's most popular and esteemed historians tells the epic story of the birth of England. The first in an extraordinary six-volume history, "Foundation" takes the reader from the primeval forests of England's prehistory to the death, in 1509, of the first Tudor king, Henry VII.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2012

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Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: Peter Ackroyd is our preeminent chronicler of London. In Queer City, he looks at the metropolis in a whole new way - through the history and experiences of its gay population. In Roman Londinium the penis was worshipped and homosexuality was considered admirable. The city was dotted with lupanaria ('wolf dens' or public pleasure houses), fornices (brothels) and thermiae (hot baths). Then came...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.7 ACK

Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: Examines the Stuart dynasty during a turbulent seventeenth century marked by civil war, the execution of Charles I, the rule of Oliver Cromwell, and the deposition and exile of James II.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2014

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Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: In Victorian London, an actress is hanged for poisoning her husband, when she should have been awarded a medal, the husband being a serial killer. Lots of atmosphere and period detail on immigrants and criminals, including an appearance by Karl Marx.

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Publisher / Publication Date: N.A. Talese/Doubleday 1995

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Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: Ackroyd brings the age of the Tudors to vivid life, charting the course of English history from Henry VIII's cataclysmic break with Rome to the epic rule of Elizabeth I.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2013

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Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: Presents a short biography of the author of "The Moonstone" and "The Woman in White," two early masterpieces of mystery and detection.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COLLINS, WILKIE ACK

Ackroyd, Peter.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Weidenfeld 1989

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Summary: Lizzie has been accused of murdering her husband, and her death by hanging seems all but inevitable. That is until Detective Inspector John Kildare is assigned to the case of a serial killer who murders innocent victims while leaving his distinctive signature in blood.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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