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Lives In Writing

book | Non-Fiction | 2014
UK & Comm → Harvill Secker (Ed. Geoff Mulligan)
These essays variously describe, evaluate and exemplify different ways in which the lives of real people are represented in the written word: biography, the biographical novel, biographical criticism, autobiography, diary, memoir, confession, and various combinations of these modes. The book’s title has another meaning: with a single exception, all the subjects are or were by profession “in writing” of various kinds (though one of them is primarily a filmmaker). The connections between their personal lives and the work they produced make a thread that runs through all these essays.

The subjects of the essays include Graham Greene, Alan Bennett, Kingsley Amis, Muriel Spark, H G Wells and Anthony Trollope.
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