‘What kind of biography have I tried to write, and about what kind of man? The questions are not wholly separable. It makes a difference, obviously, if one is writing about a statesman, a theologian, a scientist, an actor or a writer of a certain kind; one's initial assumptions about one's subject must affect the way one goes to work and the kind of evidence one looks for, even though working through the evidence inevitably modifies those assumptions....’
Only Chapters 1 to 8 and Chapter 10 are available so far. E-text divided by me on 3 parts because of large size of the book.
Bernard Crick: ‘George Orwell: A Life’ No any translation available