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Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem by Peter Ackroyd

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Published by Minerva in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • London (England)

Subjects:

  • Serial murders -- Fiction,
  • London (England) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesDan Leno & the Limehouse Golem
StatementPeter Ackroyd.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6051.C64 D36 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination281 p. ;
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL559842M
ISBN 100749396598
LC Control Number96143338
OCLC/WorldCa32925669

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Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem was a dark, twisted tale set back in Victorian London in the wake of the Ratcliffe Highway murders. Peter Ackroyd has done an excellent job in his research to plot his murder mystery around real people and events. Dan Leno has a strong plot that is /5(9).   The Limehouse Golem, as the serial killer calls himself, has to be one of the few people who were in the British Museum reading room (“the furnace where the future is forged!”) on a . Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem contains all the elements we've come to expect from Ackroyd: a historical setting, well-tuned pastiche, fact interwoven with : Lucasta Miller.   Karl Marx features as a suspect in the film as does the very well known drag performer Dan Leno. According to History Extra the film is based on Dan Ackroyd's book Dan Leno and the Limehouse : Aoife Hanna.

Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem is a neat little book which can be praised in the best possible fashion. We will find as history repeats itself through generations and through the acts of the generation it's like a play being reenacted.I found the book in a garage sale and was thrown back a little by the picture in the cover but once I started Cited by:   The Limehouse Golem review – dirty deeds done dead well 4 / 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars. Bill Nighy’s detective leads a fine cast in this deliciously atmospheric adaptation of Peter Ackroyd’s.   Lave watched "The Limehouse Golem" and now he's telling you what he thought about it. Bill Nighy satrs in this 19th Century murder / mystery about a Jack The Ripper-style serial killer stalking.   Fact and fiction blend effortlessly as Dan Leno, king of the music-hall comedians is dragged unwittingly into the investigation of one of London’s most notorious murders. Dan Leno & Limehouse Golem out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews. shirley8 on LibraryThing: More than 1 year ago I took this book with me to London to read /5(3).