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Paperback:The Limehouse Golem.:2017 The Limehouse Golem.
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Author: Ackroyd, Peter.
Publication year: 2017
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2017.
ISBN: 9781784708207 (pbk.) : 8.99
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Originally published: as Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem. London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1994.
In this novel the light and the dark sides of 19th-century London flow into each other, attracting the attention of famous names such as Marx and Gissing, but also of less well-known characters, who play a significant role in a tale that is a mixture of fable, adventure and Gothic comedy. NOW AN UNMISSABLE FILM STARRING BILL NIGHY, DOUGLAS BOOTH AND OLIVIA COOKE. Mesmerising, macabre and totally brilliant Daily MailBefore the Ripper, fear had another name.London, 1880. A series of gruesome murders attributed to the mysterious 'Limehouse Golem' strikes fear into the heart of the capital. Inspector John Kildare must track down this brutal serial killer in the damp, dark alleyways of riverside London. But how does Dan Leno, music hall star extraordinaire, find himself implicated in this crime spree, and what does Elizabeth Cree, on trial for the murder of her husband, have to hide? Peter Ackroyd brings Victorian London to life in all its guts and glory, as we travel from the glamour of
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Well, not his best work.
28/04/18
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Hardback:The history of England; Innovation. Vol 6.:2021.
Author: Ackroyd, Peter.
Year 2021.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Picador,
Resource type: Physical
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Hardback:The history of England: Dominion.:2018.
Author: Ackroyd, Peter.
Year 2018.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Macmillan,
Resource type: Physical
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Paperback:Queer city : gay London from the Romans to the present day.:2018.
Author: Ackroyd, Peter.
Year 2018.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Catalogue
Publisher: Vintage Books,
Resource type: Physical
400 pages.
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Hardback:Queer city.:2017.
Author: Ackroyd, Peter.
Year 2017.
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Chatto & Windus,
Resource type: Physical
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