Biography: A Very Short Introduction - Hermione Lee

Biography: A Very Short Introduction

By Hermione Lee

  • Release Date: 2009-07-09
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs


Biographies are one of the most popular and best-selling of the literary genres. Why do people like them? What does a biography do and how does it work? This Very Short Introduction examines different types of biographies, why certain people and historical events arouse so much interest, and how they are compared with history and fiction.