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Peter Ackroyd

Peter AckroydBorn: 5-Oct-1949
Birthplace: London, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Author

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Great Fire of London

Father: Graham Ackroyd
Mother: Audrey Whiteside

    High School: St. Benedict's School, Ealing, London
    High School: MA, Clare College, Cambridge University (1971)
    University: Yale University (two years)

    Commander of the British Empire 2002 New Year's Eve Honours List
    The Spectator Literary Editor (1973-77)
    The London Times Chief Book Reviewer (1986-)
    Royal Society 1984

Author of books:
London Lickpenny (1973, poetry)
Notes for a New Culture: An Essay on Modernism (1976, criticism)
Dressing Up: Transvestism and Drag: The History of an Obsession (1979)
Ezra Pound and His World (1980, biography)
The Great Fire of London (1982, novel)
The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde (1983, novel)
T. S. Eliot: A Life (1984, biography)
Hawksmoor (1985, novel)
The Diversions of Purley (1987, poetry)
Chatterton (1987, novel)
Dickens' London: An Imaginative Vision (1987)
The Life of Thomas More (1988, biography)
First Light (1989, novel)
Dickens (1990, biography)
An Introduction to Dickens (1991, criticism)
English Music (1992, novel)
The House of Doctor Dee (1993, novel)
The Trial of Elizabeth Cree: A Novel of the Limehouse Murders (1995, novel)
Blake (1996, biography)
Milton in America (1996, novel)
The Plato Papers (1999, novel)
London: The Biography (2000, nonfiction)
Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination (2002)
The Clerkenwell Tales (2003, novel)
The Lambs of London (2004, novel)
Shakespeare: The Biography (2005, biography)

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