Peter Ackroyd

Peter Ackroyd

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The English Soul was the most recently released book by Peter Ackroyd, on March 1st, 2024.

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Peter Ackroyd Stats: The highest rated book by Peter Ackroyd on Book Notification is London: A Biography, a Non-Fiction book. The second-highest rated book is Foundation (The History of England #1).

The most read book by Peter Ackroyd on Book Notification is Foundation, the first novel in The History of England series. The second most read book is The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein, a Standalone novel.

Below is a complete list of Peter Ackroyd books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Peter Ackroyd is The History of England Series.

List of Ackroyd's Brief Lives Books in Publication Order

List of The History of England Books in Publication Order

List of Shakespeare: the Biography Books in Publication Order

List of Voyages Through Time Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Great Fire of London
1982
2
The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde
1983
3
4
Hawksmoor
1985
4
Chatterton
1987
5
First Light
1989
6
English Music
1992
7
The House of Doctor Dee
1993
8
Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem / The Trial of Elizabeth Cree / The Limehouse
1994
9
Milton in America
1996
10
The Plato Papers
1999
11
The Clerkenwell Tales
2003
12
The Lambs of London
2004
13
The Fall of Troy
2006
14
4
The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein
2008
15
The Canterbury Tales: A Retelling
2009
16
The Death of King Arthur
2010
17
The Mystery of Charles Dickens
2012
18
Three Brothers
2013
19
Mr. Cadmus
2020

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Notes for a New Culture
1976
2
Dressing Up
1979
3
Ezra Pound and His World
1980
4
T.S. Eliot
1984
5
Dickens' London
1987
6
Introduction to Dickens
1991
7
The Life of Thomas More
1991
8
Blake (With: Michael Phillips)
Blake (With: Michael Phillips)
1995
9
10
London: A Biography
2000
10
The Collection
2001
11
Dickens: Public Life and Private Passion
2002
12
Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination
2002
13
Illustrated London
2003
14
A Traveller's Companion to London (With: Thomas Wright)
A Traveller's Companion to London (With: Thomas Wright)
2004
15
Shakespeare: The Biography
2005
16
The Thames: Sacred River
2007
17
Venice: Pure City
2007
18
A Brief Guide to William Shakespeare
2010
19
The English Ghost
2010
20
6
London Under
2011
21
Queer City
2017
22
Colours of London
2022
23
The English Actor: From Medieval to Modern
2023
24
The English Soul
2024

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Peter Ackroyd Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
New Worlds No. 221
1996
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Peter Ackroyd: Biography

Peter Ackroyd was born on October 5th, 1949 and is currently 74 years old. Peter Ackroyd was born in East Acton, London, England.

Peter Ackroyd is probably best known for his Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 24 books available. The first was released in 1976 with the book Notes for a New Culture. The most recently released book was The English Soul which was released in 2024. There are no upcoming non-fiction books by Peter at this time.

Peter Ackroyd: Awards & Accolades

Peter Ackroyd won the British Book Awards, UK Author of the Year, in 1991.

Peter Ackroyd books have been nominated for multiple awards, Chatterton was nominated for the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 1987. Alfred Hitchcock was nominated for the Anthony Award, Best Non-Fiction Book, in 2017.

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Peter Ackroyd: F.A.Q

When was Peter Ackroyd Born? How old is Peter Ackroyd?

Peter Ackroyd was born on October 5th, 1949. Peter Ackroyd is currently 74 years old.

Where was Peter Ackroyd Born?

Peter Ackroyd was born in East Acton, London, England and is English.

What awards has Peter Ackroyd won?

Peter Ackroyd has won the following awards: UK Author of the Year at the British Book Awards (1991).

What was the first book Peter Ackroyd wrote?

The first novel written by Peter Ackroyd was London Lickpenny, published in 1973.

What was the most recent book Peter Ackroyd wrote?

His most recently released work was The English Soul on March 1st, 2024.

Will there be any more books by Peter Ackroyd?

Peter Ackroyd does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Peter Ackroyd written?

Peter Ackroyd has written 69 books. 7 books in the Ackroyd's Brief Lives Series, 6 books in The History of England Series, 4 books in the Shakespeare: the Biography Series, 6 books in the Voyages Through Time Series, 19 Standalone Novels, 24 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 3 books in the Collections.

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