What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Plotting the biography
The shape of a biography
The opening scene
12 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
Adams Armada artist asked Balzac begin believe biog biographer's called Carlyle CATHERINE DRINKER BOWEN century chapter notes character confess David Cecil death Disraeli E. M. Forster Edward Coke Elizabeth Elizabeth Longford England evidence eyes face facts fear feel fiction folder footnotes Francis Bacon friends genius George George Sand hand Henri Troyat hero's historian Holmes incident inspiration instance John John Adams letters live looked Lord Lord Melbourne Mary Tudor material matter Mattingly Maurois mind Miracle at Philadelphia Miss Jenkins Miss Prescott narrative never Oliver Wendell Holmes once one's opening paragraph perhaps person plot preface problem Queen quotation quoted rapher reader must know scene seemed sentence simply Sir Walter Ralegh speak story Surely talent Tchaikovsky technique tell thing Thomas Thomas Carlyle tion told treason Voto words writing written wrote young youth