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"As always, Ackroyd brings the bustle, stench and hazards of nineteenth-century London vividly to life and keeps readers on their toes until the final page" (Daily Mail)
"A marvellously adroit tale" (Penelope Lively Independent)
"Energetic and clever... The Lambs of London ingeniously combines two fact-based narratives and transforms them into a detective-cum-love story" (Daily Telegraph)
"Historically animated and emotionally fervent. Ackroyd turns the past into a private phantasmagoria of loving fakes and pungent terrors" (Observer)
"Clever, subtle and touching, often funny and always highly intelligent. A modern novel that requires a second reading - one which will be even more enjoyable and rewarding than the first" (Scotsman)
'A delicious entertainment... Ackroyd's latest foray into bygone London finds him at the top of his form' Sunday TelegraphSee all Product Description
Peter Ackroyd is a most wonderful storyteller. So far, I've just loved every one of his books which I've read! Read morePublished on 20 Aug. 2013 by missusjazz
Have not read it yet, for book group in Autumn. But, as always, received promptly and in good condition, as usual.Published on 18 July 2013 by Book Club
Very interesting book set in old London. Enjoyed it, got book club chatting about lots of interesting facts of London generally.Published on 9 Dec. 2012 by Pixie
I must say I was rather disappointed by this book! I adored Ackroyd's book 'Chatterton', and see it as one of the best books I've ever read, so I was excited to see that there were... Read morePublished on 22 May 2010 by Larewen Evenstar