A biography is a detailed description or account of someone's life and the times, which is told by a different author. In addition to impersonal facts, it also portrays the subject's experience of those events.
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Biographical dictionary of leading characters in detective and mystery fiction, including famous and little-known sleuths, their helpers, rogues, both heroic and sinister, and some of their most memorable adventures, as recounted in novels, short stories, and films