Author:Ackroyd, Peter

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English Music

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1992

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2271917

ISBN: 0241132576

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Ink name on first blank, pages minimally toned, very faint smell of smoke. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 399 pp. After the death of his mother, Timothy Harcombe is separated from his disreputable father and sent to live with his grandparents, where he becomes lost in the world of English literature. View more info

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Chatterton: A Novel (An Intriguing Literary Mystery)

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1989

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2294842

ISBN: 0345358228

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Pages lightly toned. 1989 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 234 pp. When Thomas Chatterton, a brilliant literary counterfeiter, is found dead in 1770, the mysterious circumstances surrounding his death are unraveled in succeeding centuries. View more info

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The Canterbury Tales

By: [Chaucer, Geoffrey]; Ackroyd, Peter (Retelling By)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 2009

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2294625

ISBN: 0670021229

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minimal wear to jacket spine head and foot. 2009 Hard Cover. xxii, 436 pp. Renowned critic, historian, and biographer Peter Ackroyd takes on what is arguably the greatest poem in the English language and presents the work in a prose vernacular that makes it accessible to modern readers while preserving the spirit of the original. A mirror for medieval society, Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales concerns a motley group of pilgrims who meet in a London inn on their way to Canterbury and agree to take part in a storytelling competition. Ranging from comedy to tragedy, pious sermon to ... View more info