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The House of Doctor Dee By Peter Ackroyd

The House of Doctor Dee
by Peter Ackroyd

This novel centres on the famous 16th-century alchemist and astrologer John Dee. Reputedly a black magician, he was imprisoned by Queen Mary for allegedly attempting to kill her through sorcery. When Matthew Palmer inherits an old house in Clerkenwell, he feels that he has become part of its past.
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The House of Doctor Dee Summary


The House of Doctor Dee by Peter Ackroyd

This novel centres on the famous 16th-century alchemist and astrologer John Dee. Reputedly a black magician, he was imprisoned by Queen Mary for allegedly attempting to kill her through sorcery. When Matthew Palmer inherits an old house in Clerkenwell, he feels that he has become part of its past.

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About Peter Ackroyd


Novelist, biographer and poet Peter Ackroyd was born in London on 5 October 1949. He won the duplex Whitbread Novel prize and Guardian Fiction Prize for his novel Hawksmoor in 1988.

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GOR001228481
The House of Doctor Dee by Peter Ackroyd
Peter Ackroyd
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1994-01-01
288
0140171177
9780140171174
N/A
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