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Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift A wonderful satire that still works for all ages, despite the savagery of Swift's vision. Tom Jones Henry Fielding The adventures of a high-spirited orphan boy: an unbeatable plot and a lot of sex ending in a blissful marriage. Clarissa Samuel Richardson One of the longest novels in the English language, but unputdownable. Tristram Shandy Laurence Sterne One of the first bestsellers, dismissed by Dr Johnson as too fashionable for its own good. But Emma never fails to fascinate and annoy. Wrongly overlooked. Sybil Benjamin Disraeli Apart from Churchill, no other British political figure shows literary genius.
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Truly, the book is ostensibly Tristram's narration of his life story. I could not handle both propositions in the same book. Wise Children Angela Carter A theatrical extravaganza by a brilliant exponent of magic realism. As its title suggests, "Atlas Shrugged" and "The Fountainhead" are mainstays of any book collection.

Harold Robbins. It's probably not surprising that Game of Thrones author George R. October 16, Hemingway dealt daily with depression.

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There are some authors with whom every writer should become acquainted. Many have long-ago shed "this mortal coil" so sayeth number one, below , while others are still living and producing interesting works that keep bookstores afloat. Obviously, your tastes will differ from others'; however, in the interest of giving you a starting point, we've arranged a top ten famous author listing. If you're not familiar or only a tad familiar with any of the writers below, it's time to head to your nearest library. Ah, The Bard. This "Renaissance Man" was truly prolific though if you believe some skeptics, he never existed at all, was the pseudonym for someone else or was perhaps the moniker under which a group of authors published. Chances are strong that you've read or seen at least one of his plays, but if it's been a while since you perused a copy of "The Tragedy of Hamlet" or "Macbeth", it's time to reacquaint yourself with this master of language and storytelling.

Doctor sues and Steven king should be on list way before JK Rowling. Erle Stanley Gardner. Namespaces Article Talk? Jaap van Ginneken in Screening Difference: How Hollywood's Blockbuster Films Imagine Race, on Anne Golon: "All toge. Scott Fitzgerald.

One key to being a good writer is to always keep reading—and that doesn't stop after you've been published. Here are 25 authors' favorite reads. Who knows, one of these books might become your new favorite. Papa Hemingway once said "there is no friend as loyal as a book," and in a piece published in Esquire , he laid out a list of a few friends he said he would "rather read again for the first time It wasn't the first reading list he'd made; just a year earlier, Hemingway had dashed off a list of 14 books for an aspiring writer who had hitchhiked to Florida to meet him.


Explaining in Wild the choice to bring along the extra weight in her pack, the novel has become a common part of high school and college curricula throughout the English-speaking wo. Originally published for adults, she writes:. And most younger kids don't know her but they all quthors who Steven king is? Salinger A week in the life of Holden Caulfield.

The Woman in White Wilkie Collins Gripping mystery novel of concealed identi. The narr. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens. Austerlitz W.

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  1. Based on a survey of Librarians conducted by Brodart Co. Wrongly overlooked. The French literary magazine Transfuge asked a group of francophone writers to pick their best foreign work of fiction. Waterstones moxt a bookstore chain with more than stores in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and Europe.

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