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by Michael Paterson,Peter Ackroyd

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ISBN:
0715327232
Author:
Michael Paterson,Peter Ackroyd
Category:
Europe
Language:
English
Publisher:
David & Charles; 2nd edition (June 29, 2007)
Pages:
336 pages
EPUB book:
1941 kb
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1711 kb
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Rating:
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Michael Paterson, Peter Ackroyd.

Michael Paterson, Peter Ackroyd. A unique gazetteer section with a modern-day map allows the reader to discover where places and attractions mentioned in the text can be seen in today's London.

Voices from Dickens' London Hardcover – 26 May 2006. by Michael Paterson (Author), Peter Ackroyd (Foreword). London holds a fascination in peoples' minds matched by few other cities

Voices from Dickens' London Hardcover – 26 May 2006. We're giving you the chance to save £20 on a year of Prime - now just £59. Find out more. London holds a fascination in peoples' minds matched by few other cities. Michael Paterson's book is a wonderful introduction to 19th Century London, a subject few books have dealt with. And who better to describe 'the great old city' than London's most famous chronicler, novelist Charles Dickens?

Voices from Dickens' London book.

Voices from Dickens' London book. It includes a gazetteer section that tells you where the places mentioned in the text can be seen in modern-day London.

Acclaim for Peter Ackroyd’s London: The Biography The book requires a leisurely . Notes for a New Culture.

Acclaim for Peter Ackroyd’s London: The Biography The book requires a leisurely pace; anything quicker would endanger the pleasure to be had from the variety on offe. . Peter Ackroyd is a bestselling writer of both fiction and nonfiction. He has won the Whitbread Biography Award, the Royal Society of Literature’s William Heinemann Award (jointly), the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and The Guardian fiction prize.

Michael Paterson, a lifelong Dickens enthusiast, has a knowledge of London's history acquired through three decades of intensive study, and conducts tours of the Victorian city. This is his fourth book for David & Charles. He lives in Walworth, South London.

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Recommended biography. Metafiction and Myth in the Novels of Peter Ackroyd (1999) by Susana Onega is the first full-length study of Ackroyd's 'historiographic metafiction'.

Michael Paterson's book is a wonderful introduction to 19th Century London, a subject few books have dealt with.

No author has ever described the city of London as well as Dickens. His eye for detail and his gift for characterization moved and entertained readers throughout the world who might never have been to the city. Many of the clichés that crowd our imaginations when we think of London, or of the Victorians, can be traced back to his writings.

Peter Ackroyd, CBE, FRSL (born 5 October 1949) 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, William Blake, Charles Dickens, T. S. Eliot, Charles Chaplin and Sir Thomas More, he won the Somerset Maugham Award and two Whitbread Awards.

This book offers a fascinating, evocative account of 19th-century London, so well known from Charles Dickens' much-loved novels. This book draws on descriptions of life in the capital from original letters, diaries and newspapers, as well as Dickens' own social commentary, to paint a vivid portrait of a city undergoing massive social changes. A unique gazetteer section with a modern-day map allows the reader to discover where places and attractions mentioned in the text can be seen in today's London.