Peter Ackroyd: The Collection: Journalism, Reviews, Essays, Short Stories, Lectures by Peter Ackroyd

Peter Ackroyd: The Collection: Journalism, Reviews, Essays, Short Stories, Lectures

Peter Ackroyd
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  • ISBN
    9780701173005 / 0701173009
  • Title Peter Ackroyd: The Collection: Journalism, Reviews, Essays, Short Stories, Lectures
  • Author Peter Ackroyd
  • Category Prose: Non-fiction
  • Format
    Hardcover
  • Year 2001
  • Pages 465
  • Publisher
    Random House (UK)
  • Imprint Chatto & Windus
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 155mm x 43mm x 236mm

Annotation

During the 1970s and 1980s, Peter Ackroyd wrote countless book reviews and articles for the “Spectator”, on literature, film and a number of social and cultural issues. This book offers a selection of these pieces which established Ackroyd's reputation as a writer.

Publisher Description

During the 1970s and the early 1980s Peter Ackroyd wrote countless book reviews and articles for the “Spectator,” on literature, film and a number of social and cultural issues. The collection offers a selection of these incisive and entertaining pieces, which established Ackroyd's reputation as a writer. It also includes a selection of his reviews as chief book reviewer for the “Times,” as well as three of his short stories.

Author Biography

Peter Ackroyd is the author of biographies of Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, Dickens, Blake, Wilkie Collins and Thomas More and of the acclaimed non-fiction bestsellers London: The Biography and Thames: Sacred River. Peter Ackroyd is an award-winning novelist, as well as a broadcaster, biographer, poet and historian. He has won the Whitbread Biography Award, the Royal Society of Literature's William Heinemann Award, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the Guardian Fiction Prize, the Somerset Maugham Award and the South Bank Prize for Literature. He holds a CBE for services to literature.

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