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London: The Biography

by Peter Ackroyd
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London: The Biography is the pinnacle of Peter Ackroyd’s brilliant obsession with the eponymous city. In this unusual and engaging work, Ackroyd brings the reader through time into the city whose institutions and idiosyncrasies have permeated much of his works of fiction and nonfiction.Peter Ackroyd sees London as a living, breathing organism, with its own laws of growth