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Speaking about how a persons life can be conflated to the realms of mythology, I'm currently re-reading Ian Kershaw's brilliant biography of Hitler. Now there's an example of how myths grew up about a man within his own lifetime, even though the actual facts were even more readily accessible at the time than they are now. Another example would be L Ron Hubbard.

Kershaw's book is called "Hitler" and comes in two volumes: 1889-1936 Hubris, and 1936-1945 Nemesis

Fri, 12 Feb 2010 01:18:00 UTC | #440734