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Peter Ackroyd

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Born Oct 5, 1949
Age 66
Hometown West (London sub ...
Nationality British
Alma Mater Cambridge University
Other Names Ackroyd, Peter Wa...

Peter Ackroyd CBE is an English biographer, novelist and critic with a particular interest in the history and culture of London. For his novels about English history and culture and his biographies of, among others, Charles Dickens, T. S. Eliot and Sir Thomas More he won the Somerset Maugham Award and two Whitbread Awards. He was awarded a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2003.… Read More

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  • Michael Slater: The Scandal That Nearly Ruined Charles Dickens
    Huffington Post - Nov 27, 2012
  • There Would Be Blood
    Ft.com Financial Times Blogs - Sep 14, 2012
  • Ben Arogundade: Is Othello Really Black?
    Huffington Post - Apr 24, 2012
  • Book Review: London Under The Secret History Beneath The Streets By Peter Ackroyd Book Review
    NYTimes - Nov 13, 2011

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