Erwin Welsch wrote:

 > With that caveat, the closest satisfactory biographies are the books
 > by Peter Ackroyd (TSE: A Life) and Lyndal Gordon's Eliot's Early Years
 > 1977, Eliot's New Life 1988, and T.S. Eliot: An Imperfect Life 1999.

Just get Gordon's "T.S. Eliot: An Imperfect Life" and skip her earlier

books as they are incorporated into "Imperfect Life."

Two biographies to put down on the bottom of the list (not to say not
to read them) are:

T.S. Matthews, "Great Tom"
Robert Sencourt, "T.S. Eliot: A Memoir"

     Rick Parker