William Shakespeare – This brilliant authors plays and phrases will live forever. Francis Scott Fitzgerald was an American novelist widely regarded as one of the greatest if not the greatest American writers of the 20th century.
Her father moved Laura and her four siblings around the Midwest until she settled into a teaching position in a one-room South Dakotan school house at the age of 16.
The greatest authors who ever lived. This comment has set the standard for all discussion of Shakespeare ever since. Below Ive shared a collection of writing hacks from some amazing writers like Kurt Vonnegut George Orwell Stephen King Elizabeth Gilbert Anne Lamott and Raymond Chandler. I hope its not too presumptuous but I snuck in a few of my own.
He is best known for his novel The Great Gatsby which vies for the title Great American Novel with Mark Twain. Scott is the best-selling author of The Richest Man Who Ever Lived The Greatest Words Ever Spoken and Mentored by a Millionaire. Blue Rider 28 416p ISBN 978-0-399-17459-9.
His Ulysses was a structural reconstruction of Homers Odyssey. Jack London 1876-1916 Though London was only a part-time resident of Hawaii the famous adventure author best known for his novel Call of the Wild did complete a large majority of work while living in Hawaii. 100 rows Authors such as Miguel de Cervantes Jane Austen Alexandre Dumas Charles Dickens Arthur Conan Doyle Victor Hugo Jules Verne Rick Riordan Ernest Hemingway Jack Higgins Isaac Asimov and Leon Uris have not been included in the table because no exact figures could be foundalthough there are indications that they too have more than 100 million copies of their work in.
A dedicatory poem by playwright Ben Jonson in that book declares Shakespeare not of an age but for all time. Her mother and two eldest sisters passed away when she was a child but she grew up with two other sisters and a brother. The lyrics from Behind Blue Eyes are amongst my favorite lyrics of all time.
As a work of literature it is as far from unanimity in terms of estimation as it can be. Laura Ingalls Wilder 18671957 There is no great loss without some small gain Laura Ingalls Wilder Before writing. A True Story of My Family Tom Shroder.
Jesus and the Wisdom of the Soul Mark W. Novelist Marina Lewycka at the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2009 Photograph. He appeals to emotions and thoughts that are part of.
We are continually told Shakespeare is universal. Reviled by as many as it is called the greatest modern work of literature. Sutton-Hibbert Rex Features.
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The greatest Irish writer to have ever lived. Baker Author HarperOne 23 304p ISBN 978-0-06-067088-7 More By and About This Author. What Shakespeare is to play-writing Joyce is to post-modernist fiction.
As a child Wilder lived in a little house on the prairie. The prolific American author best known for The Poisonwood Bible and The Lacuna founded the Bellwhether Prize to support literature of social change. Scott and his business partners have built more than a dozen multimillion-dollar.
Emily Bronte is the author of the literary classic Wuthering Heights A private and shy woman she lived in a fantasy world and had little contact with the outside world other than to listen in on the gossip of others. If historians ever prove a theory that he was a composite of three dramatists the list of top ten authors. I can still remember the first time I.
Even though he and Roger Daltry are without John Entwistle an insane bass player and Keith Moon one of the greatest drummers that ever lived. His books include 44 The Gun Trail and Under the Burning Sun. Glendon Swarthout His terrific novel The Shootist is a classic and fittingly was the basis for John Waynes final western.
Townsend has written some amazing songs over the years. He spoke often of his love for the place and its capacity for inspiration. After failing in nine jobs he started reading a chapter of Proverbs every dayand the wisdom of Scripture changed his life.
Agatha Christie The Queen of Crime wrote more than 60 detective novels. More By and About This Author.