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Foundation: The History of England: Volume 1

Paperback, 01/03/2012, £14.99
The first volume in Peter Ackroyd's stunning new six-part history of England, taking us from Stonehenge to the death of Henry VII

Queer City: Gay London from the Romans to the Present Day

Paperback, 24/05/2018, £9.99
*** A Sunday Times Bestseller ***In Roman Londinium the city was dotted with lupanaria (`wolf dens' or public pleasure houses), fornices (brothels) and thermiae (hot baths). Ackroyd tells us the hidden story of how it got there, celebrating its diversity, thrills and energy on the one hand;

Alfred Hitchcock

Paperback, 07/04/2016, £9.99
Alfred Hitchcock was a strange child. Afraid to leave his bedroom, he would plan great voyages, using railway timetables to plot an exact imaginary route across Europe. So how did this fearful figure become the one of the most respected film directors of the twentieth century? This book answers this question.

Canterbury Tales: A retelling by Peter Ackroyd

Paperback, 01/04/2010, £9.99
From the exuberant Wife of Bath's Arthurian legend to the Miller's worldly, ribald farce, this title includes tales which can be taken as a mirror of fourteenth-century London.


Paperback, 07/03/2002, £16.99
Dickens had everything - fame, success and riches - but he died harbouring a deep sadness he had experienced all his life. He was a man of mercurial character, but he also had a sense of loss and longing that would constantly appear in his work. This title takes the reader into the life of one of the world's greatest writers.

Tudors: A History of England Volume II

Paperback, 04/07/2013, £14.99
The second volume of Peter Ackroyd's masterful history of England: the Tudors