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Ackroyd investigates the paradox of this 'man for all seasons': the man of the world who travelled across Europe to negotiate on behalf of his king, and the unworldly man who's careful silence on the matter of Henry's marriage to Anne Boleyn would lead to his disgrace and execution.

Produktbeschreibung
Ackroyd investigates the paradox of this 'man for all seasons': the man of the world who travelled across Europe to negotiate on behalf of his king, and the unworldly man who's careful silence on the matter of Henry's marriage to Anne Boleyn would lead to his disgrace and execution.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Import / Vintage, London
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 567520
  • Book Club Edition
  • Seitenzahl: 448
  • Erscheinungstermin: 4. März 1999
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 198mm x 133mm x 37mm
  • Gewicht: 326g
  • ISBN-13: 9780749386405
  • ISBN-10: 0749386401
  • Artikelnr.: 21143338
Autorenporträt
Peter Ackroyd is an award-winning historian, biographer, novelist, poet and broadcaster. He is the author of the acclaimed non-fiction bestsellers London: The Biography, Thames: Sacred River and London Under; biographies of figures including Charles Dickens, William Blake, Charlie Chaplin and Alfred Hitchcock; and a multi-volume history of England. He has won the Whitbread Biography Award, the Royal Society of Literature's William Heinemann Award, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the Guardian Fiction Prize, the Somerset Maugham Award and the South Bank Prize for Literature. He holds a CBE for services to literature.
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Full of brilliant insight, and one stands in awe of Ackroyd's learning, confident that this is the life of Thomas More for our times Independent on Sunday