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The house of Doctor Dee

Author: Peter Ackroyd
Publisher: London : Hamilton, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This novel centres on the famous 16th-century alchemist and astrologer John Dee. Reputedly a black magician, he was imprisoned by Queen Mary for allegedly attempting to kill her through sorcery. When Matthew Palmer inherits an old house in Clerkenwell, he feels that he has become part of its past.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: John Dee; John Dee
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ackroyd
ISBN: 0241125006 9780241125007 0241133718 9780241133712
OCLC Number: 29022344
Description: 276 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Peter Ackroyd.

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This novel centres on the famous 16th-century alchemist and astrologer John Dee. Reputedly a black magician, he was imprisoned by Queen Mary for allegedly attempting to kill her through sorcery. When Matthew Palmer inherits an old house in Clerkenwell, he feels that he has become part of its past.

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