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The History of England

Having written enthralling biographies of London and of its great river, the Thames, acclaimed author Peter Ackroyd now turns to England itself in a landmark six-part history. Ackroyd is a cornerstone of Britain’s literary landscape, with acclaimed novels, retellings of Chaucer and Mallory and other major works of non-fiction. This series, beginning with Stonehenge and ending with the twentieth century, is something he’s been waiting to write all his life. It is history with the emphasis on story, a real pleasure to read, full of riveting details.  A renowned author’s most ambitious project in a long and successful career that has been anything but unambitious.

 

  • Innovation
    • Innovation

    • The History of England (Volume 6)
      Peter Ackroyd
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • Innovation, the sixth and final volume in Peter Ackroyd's magnificent History of England series, takes readers from the Boer War to the Millenium Dome almost a hundred years later.

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    • Dominion

    • The History of England (Volume 5)
      Peter Ackroyd
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • "Ackroyd, as always, is well worth the read." —Kirkus, starred review

      Dominion, the fifth volume of Peter Ackroyd’s masterful History of England,...

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    • Revolution

    • The History of England (Volume 4)
      Peter Ackroyd
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • The fourth volume of Peter Ackroyd's enthralling History of England, beginning in 1688 with a revolution and ending in 1815 with a famous victory.

      In Revolution,...

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  • Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution
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  • Tudors: The History of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I
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    • Tudors: The History of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I

    • The History of England (Volume 2)
      Peter Ackroyd
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • Peter Ackroyd, one of Britain's most acclaimed writers, brings the age of the Tudors to vivid life in this monumental book in his The History of England series.

      Tudors is the...

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    • Foundation

    • The History of England (Volume 1)
      Peter Ackroyd
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • "An extraordinary book . . . Peter Ackroyd is arguably the most talented and prolific writer working in Britain today." —Daily Express (UK)

      In Foundation, acclaimed...

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Peter Ackroyd

PETER ACKROYD is an award-winning novelist, as well as a broadcaster, biographer, poet, and historian. He is the author of the acclaimed London: The Biography, and the History of England series. He holds a CBE for services to literature and lives in London.

Charles Hopkinson

Peter Ackroyd