A biography of William Blake. Poet, painter, engraver, visionary, his was a radical spirit fired by genius. The book presents Blake in the context of his period: we see him caught up in the Gordon Riots, excited by the French Revolution and attracted by various forms of spiritual radicalism and sexual magic. Peter Ackroyd has also written "Dickens", a biography of Charles Dickens.

Blake 1997, Random House (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9781856192781

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Blake 1997, Vintage Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780749391768

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Blake 1997, Ballantine Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780345376114

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Blake 1996, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679409670

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