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Bookivorous rated it 8 years ago
Expected to enjoy this much more than I did. Ackroyd is an expert on London - that shows in the text - but if the setting is wonderfully rendered, the characters are seen from a distance. Chilly, unabsorbing.
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Chris' Fish Place rated it 9 years ago
I love Peter Ackroyd, I really do.Books like this are part of the reason why. Making use of the famous figures of Dan Leno (no, not Jay Leno), Gissing, and Marx among others, Ackroyd weaves a mystery unlike very few.The story is told though different voices and different prespectives, and the groun...
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