Thames by Peter Ackroyd
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In this perfect companion to London: The Biography, Peter Ackroyd once again delves into the hidden byways of history, describing the rivers endless allure in a journey overflowing with characters, incidents, and wry observations.
"Starred Review. Elegant and erudite, Ackroyd's gathering of rich treats does the famed tributary proud." - Publishers Weekly.
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Peter Ackroyd Author Biography
Peter Ackroyd was born in London, England and educated at Clare College,
Cambridge; and at Yale. He began his literary career as a poet, before turning
to fiction. Today, he is the bestselling author of at least fourteen
novels (often writing with a dual narrative style where the two voices are
separated by the centuries), fifteen non-fiction books, various collections and
history series for children.
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