Milton in America


What if John Milton, Cromwell’s secretary, anticipating the King’s return to London, had decided to flee England in order to avoid imprisonment or death? What if he had crossed the ocean and joined the Puritans recently settled in New England? From this idea Peter Ackroyd creates an enthralling story of conflict, treachery, hypocrisy and greed.

‘A startingly good novel…authentically tragic and unforgettable’ Victoria Glendinning, Daily Telegraph

  • Ackroyd, Peter

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