Venice by Peter Ackroyd
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Peter Ackroyd at his most magical and magisteriala glittering, evocative, fascinating, story-filled portrait of Venice, the ultimate city.
"[A] history of and meditation on the actual and imaginary Venice in a volume as opulent and paradoxical as the city itself...rich, labyrinthine and unique." - 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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