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Alfred Hitchcock Hardcover – 11 May 2015

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"Superb, insightful short life... Deft and moving" (Bee Wilson The Guardian)

"Irresistible" (Louise Jury The Independent)

"An elegant and hugely enjoyable read" (Alexander Larman Sunday Express)

"[A] nutritious, compact and superb critical biography" (Roger Lewis Daily Mail)

"Shelves of serious biographies have been written on Alfred Hitchcock, but perhaps none as pleasurable as Peter Ackroyd’s" (Kate Muir The Times)

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Peter Ackroyd turns his gimlet eye to one of the twentieth century's most revered directors.

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  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House (11 May 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0701169931
  • ISBN-13: 978-0701169930
  • Product Dimensions: 14.2 x 2.5 x 20.3 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,49,774 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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