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Peter Ackroyd


(Peter Warwick Ackroyd)
UK (1949 - )

Peter Ackroyd is a highly acclaimed historian, biographer, poet, and novelist. He was born in London and studied at both Cambridge and Yale universities.
 
Peter Ackroyd recommends
The Portrait of Mr. W.H.
The Portrait of Mr. W.H. (1904)
Oscar Wilde
"The Portrait of Mr W.H. is quintessential Wilde, introducing paradox into the realm of speculation and wit into the sphere of art."
Lud Heat and Suicide Bridge
Lud Heat and Suicide Bridge (1975)
Iain Sinclair
"A wonderful poem."
The Collected Stories of Elizabeth Bowen
The Collected Stories of Elizabeth Bowen (1981)
Elizabeth Bowen
"If there is anything to the catchphrase "felt life", it is here...Many of her stories start like Saki and end like Edgar Allan Poe. It is that paradox which gives the edge to her writing and contributes to the sharpness of her vison."
The Scarlet Boy
The Scarlet Boy (1998)
Patrick Gale and Tom Wakefield
"A novelist who knows exactly what he's doing."



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