When biography captures a world
The best kind of biography captures a historical moment, and not just a historic figure within it, argues one writer.
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Stella Tillyard is the author of many books, including 'Aristocrats', 'A Royal Affair' and 'Tides of War'. Her new novel, 'The Great Level', is published by Chatto & Windus. She is Visiting Professor of History at Birkbeck, London.