Hawksmoor by Peter Ackroyd

"Hawksmoor" is a novel that alternates between the 18th century and the 1980s, focusing on two characters both named Nicholas Dyer and Nicholas Hawksmoor. Dyer, an architect in the 18th century, constructs seven churches in London, each with a dark and sinister secret. In the 1980s, Hawksmoor, a detective, investigates a series of murders that occur in the same churches. The narrative explores themes of history, time, architecture, and supernatural elements, creating an eerie and atmospheric tale.

The 1934th greatest book of all time


Published
1985
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
200-300
Words
78,000
Original Language
English

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