Hawksmoor by Peter Ackroyd
During my student days, I could look out the window of my room and see, across the street, the Clarendon Building, designed by architect Nicholas Hawksmoor between 1711 and 1713, and originally the home of Oxford University Press. I observed no signs that Hawksmoor had hidden satanic or pagan symbolism in the edifice—contrary to what you might expect af…
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