[LMB] OT: Hawksmoor by Peter Ackroyd
john.c.lennard at gmail.com
Wed Jan 10 19:57:26 GMT 2018
Micki: Sooooo, the first book on the list of the David Bowie Memorial
Bookclub is Hawksmoor. I think my daughter is getting me a copy and sending
it over. Is anyone else reading it?
John: Not just now, but I have read it. Odd and interesting, very
atmospheric, and good history. Ackroyd is not altogether a likeable man,
for a variety of reasons, and his potted biography of T S Eliot is a waste
of time, but he really does know his London history very seriously and
makes all sorts of intriguing connections.
John Lennard, MA DPhil. (Oxon.), MA (WU)
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