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Innovation —Ackroyd, Peter, 1949- author.

"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 His...

Alfred Hitchcock —Ackroyd, Peter, 1949- author.

In this quick-witted portrait, Ackroyd reveals Hitchcock to be: a lugubriously jolly man fond of practical jokes, who smashes a once-used tea cup every morning to remind himself of the frailty of life. Iconic film stars ...

The Mystery of Charles Dickens

This remarkable one-man play brilliantly interweaves Dickens' turbulent life story with some of his most memorable fictional characters - brought to life by Simon Callow's breathtaking performance at the Albery Theatre, ...

Mr Cadmus —Ackroyd, Peter, 1949- author.

"Two apparently harmless women reside in cottages one building apart in the idyllic English village of Little Camborne. Miss Finch and Miss Swallow, cousins, have put their pasts behind them and settled into conventional...

The Limehouse Golem

During 19th century London, the city is shaken after a series of murders in the Limehouse district. The press claims that the monstrous crimes could only be committed by The Golem ' a legendary creature from dark times. ...

Alfred Hitchcock —Ackroyd, Peter, 1949- author.
Large Print
2016
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In this quick-witted portrait, Ackroyd reveals Hitchcock to be: a lugubriously jolly man fond of practical jokes, who smashes a once-used tea cup every morning to remind himself of the frailty of life. Iconic film stars ...

Charlie Chaplin : a brief life —Ackroyd, Peter, 1949- author.
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2014
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He was the very first icon of the silver screen and is one of the most recognizable of Hollywood faces, even a hundred years after his first film. But what of the man behind the moustache? Peter Ackroyd's biography turns...

Three brothers —Ackroyd, Peter, 1949- author.

'Three Brothers follows the fortunes of Harry, Daniel and Sam Hanway, born on a post-war council estate in Camden Town. Marked out from the start by curious coincidence, each boy is forced to make his own way in the worl...

Kingdom of the dead —Ackroyd, Peter, 1949-

A look at ancient Egyptian civilization.

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