Darkness by Peter Ackroyd

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Concerned mainly with literary treatments of the theme of darkness in depictions of London.

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Statementas the shortest day of the year approaches Peter Ackroyd writes a paean to the many manifestations of darkness in London.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 22-23 :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22318729M

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