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   House of Doctor Dee, The, by Peter Ackroyd  
 
  Novel, first publication in January 1983 , latest edition in January 1994
 
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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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  • Alchemy
  • Kings, Queens & Princes - Emperors - Kingdoms & Empires
  • Magic - Magicians - Sorcerers - Witches - Wizards
  • Prison - Jail
  • Renaissance

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