Peter Ackroyd

English biographer, novelist and critic

Lived from: 1949-

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Quotes: Peter Ackroyd

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    Every book for me is a chapter in the long book which will finally be closed on the day of my death.
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    Freud was just a novelist.
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    I never read in bed, only in my study.
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Subjects in these quotes:

  1. novelist
  2. finally
  3. closed
  4. death
  5. freud
  6. never

About Peter Ackroyd

Peter Ackroyd, CBE, FRSL (born 5 October 1949) is an English biographer, novelist and critic with a particular interest in the history and culture of London. For his novels about English history and culture and his biographies of, among others, William Blake, Charles Dickens, T. S. Eliot and Sir Thomas More, he won the Somerset Maugham Award and two Whitbread Awards. He is noted for the volume of work he has produced, the range of styles therein, his skill at assuming different voices, and the depth of his research.

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