Biography for London : The Biography

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PETER ACKROYD is a best-selling writer of both fiction and non-fiction. His most recent books include the biographies Dickens, Blake, and Thomas More, and the novels The Trial of Elizabeth Cree, Milton in America, and The Plato Papers. He has won the Whitbread Biography Award, the Royal Society of Literature's William Heinemann Award (jointly), the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and the Guardian fiction prize. He lives in London.