Peter Ackroyd

About Peter

Peter Ackroyd is an award-winning novelist, as well as a broadcaster, biographer, poet and historian. He is the author of the acclaimed non-fiction bestsellers, Thames: Sacred River and London: The Biography. He holds a CBE for services to literature and lives in London.

Peter Ackroyd

Books by Peter Ackroyd

Revolution
Revolution
Civil War
Civil War
Tudors
Tudors
Foundation
Foundation

Blog

A short guide to the English Civil War

A short guide to the English Civil War

To celebrate the paperback publication of Peter Ackroyd’s Civil War, the third volume in his magisterial The History of England series, we present a brief guide to one of the most bloody conflict’s in the nation’s history.

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Foundation Review Quotes

Foundation Review Quotes

'Ackroyd's trademark insight and wit, and the glorious interconnectedness of all things, permeate each page.’

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Foundation Review Quotes

Foundation Review Quotes

'Ackroyd's trademark insight and wit, and the glorious interconnectedness of all things, permeate each page.’

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The 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London

The 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London

To mark the 350th Anniversary of the Great Fire of London, we've collected together a few interesting facts that your history teacher might not have told you about. 

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The best new history books <br/>of 2016

The best new history books
of 2016

From forgotten royals to revolutions, here’s our pick of the best new history books coming out this Autumn. 

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