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.