Peter Dickinson Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Peter Dickinson.

  • 4 Biographies
  • 31 Literature Criticisms
  • ...and more

Study Pack

The Peter Dickinson Study Pack contains:

Biographies (4)

3,116 words, approx. 11 pages
"The only thing we may predict about Peter Dickinson is that his next book will always be unpredictable," concluded a Junior Bookshelf reviewer. Although the reviewer referred to Dickinson's books for... Read more
3,054 words, approx. 11 pages
Following traditions of donnish wit, romance, and scientific interest represented variously by G. K. Chesterton, H. G. Wells, and Michael Innes, Peter Dickinson has written among the most imaginative ... Read more
9,300 words, approx. 32 pages
"I have a function, like the village cobbler, and that is to tell stories. Everything else is subservient to that." Although he makes no lofty claims for himself in the note he writes for John Rowe To... Read more
6,927 words, approx. 24 pages
Peter Dickinson categorizes his special brand of mystery as science fiction with far more fiction than science. When he imagines the closed world of a classic detective story, he tries to invent it as... Read more