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Hawksmoor - Peter Ackroyd
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2.55 110
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140171136 (0140171134)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 217
Edition language: English
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Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it
0.0 Halloween Bingo 2019: The Second Week
A day late (though hopefully not a dollar short), here's my "second bingo week" summary; and it's a summary of a much better week than the first one turned out to be. (So, yey!) For one thing this is due to the books, all of which were either outright winners or at least enjoyable on some level or...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it
0.0 Halloween Bingo 2019: The First Week
So, on the plus side, despite serious RL interventions progress on my card is well under way, with four squares (including the centre / free / raven square) marked "called and read"; three of these in a row -- plus reading for the remaining two squares of that row also in progress -- and several mor...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
3.5 Ding-Dong Bells of St Mary's
Ackroyd is always at his best when he is writing about London. In many of his books, London is the main character, not so much a protagonist or antagonist but a present character all the same. This is true here. Hawksmoor is about a series of murders that are connec...
Bettie's Books
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3.0 Hawksmoor by Peter Ackroyd
bookshelves: one-penny-wonder, published-1985, winter-20102011, mystery-thriller, historical-fiction, boo-scary, britain-england, architecture, plague-disease Read from December 06 to 24, 2010 ** spoiler alert ** AND SO, let us beginne; and, as the Fabrick takes its Shape in front of you, alwai...
Wyvernfriend Reads
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2.0 Hawksmoor
Still unsure about this one, it didn't flow as well as I would have liked, it made me quite annoyed at the style and not at all enthuastic about reading anything else by him. It's written in both a modern way and a style from the 18th Century and it just feels "too" clever. As if the Author was tryi...
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