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noun as in storyteller

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There were some poems that just seem to me to be love poems written not to the “Master,” which most biographers talked about, but to another woman.

Charles was famously treated very harshly by his father and said as much when telling his life story to his official biographer, Jonathan Dimbleby.

The tension between Pearson’s mostly admirable ends and his sometimes unsavory means is fertile ground for a biographer.

Much of her work focused on the contrast between the messiness of real life and the tidy narratives offered by lawyers in the courtroom and by journalists and biographers on the page.

It’s to the much-published Heylin’s benefit that we extend a similar tolerance to the biographer.

But any biographer of the novel faces a problem more fundamental than compressing between two covers a vast and unwieldy subject.

Are you the first Rockefeller biographer to use either of those?

Biographer Andrew Roberts argues that history has maligned Napoleon by lumping him in with totalitarian thugs.

“I had to lie on a huge, fur rug and have a nightmare,” Prince Charles told his biographer, Jonathan Dimbleby.

Biographer Jane Ridley has written of Edward VII, “He spied on Bertie, he whipped him, he treated him as a patient.”

Giles Jacob died; an English law writer, biographer, and lexicographer.

William Roscoe, an English biographer and miscellaneous writer, died.

I do not mean to be his biographer, however, though my partiality for him will be a sufficient apology for a slight sketch.

But how can a conscientious biographer help this ungraciousness and inaccommodativeness?

His biographer insists that there was nothing in the affair but friendship.


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