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Peter Ackroyd (1949-)

Awards, Honors

Whitbread Award for biography, and Heinemann Award for nonfiction, both 1984, both for T. S. Eliot: A Life; Somerset Maugham Award, 1984, for The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde; Whitbread Award for fiction, and Peter Ackroyd fiction prize from Guardian, both 1985, for Hawksmoor; James Tait Black Memorial Prize for best biography, University of Edinburgh, 1998, for The Life of Thomas More; South Bank Show Annual Award for Literature, 2000, for London: The Biography; named Commander of the British Empire, 2003.

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