Peter Ackroyd
Reviews // 5 Articles

Peter Ackroyd's 32nd Book, 'Venice', Brims with Insight and Anecdote
24 Jan 2011 // 2:59 PM

Los Angeles, Venice is one of those great cities that does not exist because it is situated alongside a great natural harbor or sits astride important trade routes; Venice was willed into being and wrested the advantages of all those things from its industry.

The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein by Peter Ackroyd
4 Nov 2009 // 1:59 PM

A brooding, melancholy variation on the theme of Mary Shelley's classic novel.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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