HAWKSMOOR. Peter Ackroyd.


London: Hamish Hamilton, [1985]. Octavo, boards. First edition. Signed and also inscribed by Ackroyd on the title page. Detective Nicholas Hawksmoor investigates strangled victims near cathedrals built in the 18th century which are associated with ritual murders. "Ackroyd's vivid recreation of historical London and its squalor contributes to the story's eerie atmosphere." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror 6-1. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-1. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-1. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-1. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 99. Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: The 100 Best Books 96. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 92. Usual darkening to text block for this book, spine ends a bit pushed in, a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. (26902). Item #26902

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