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Frank Harris - Life, Select bibliography

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Literary editor and journalist, born in Galway, Co Galway, W Ireland. He travelled to New York as a teenager, and worked at a series of menial jobs before returning to Europe. As a journalist he gained a considerable reputation on the London literary scene, editing the Evening News (1882–6), the Fortnightly Review (1886–94), and Saturday Review (1894–8). His notoriety as a braggart and liar was epitomized in My Life and Loves (4 vols, 1922–7). Other works include short stories, studies of Shakespeare, biographies of Wilde and Shaw, and Contemporary Portraits (1915–23).

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