English writer – how much do you know them?


2018-03-17 15:00:23




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If you ask any average person to name some English writers, he must get confused and can remember at best one or two names. Although actually knows at least ten, just did not realize that the birthplace of many popular authors is Albion. Famous English writers – Daniel Defoe, Jane Austen, Hg wells, Robert Louis Stevenson and many others. Familiar names? Books by these authors we know and remember from childhood.

English WriterThe Modern English writers also provided a whole galaxy of famous names: J. K. Rowling, Joe Gamberi, Stephen fry, Jasper Fforde – all authors it is simply impossible to enumerate. And if you remember also classics such as William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, Ernest Hemingway, etc., then you begin to realize that people in our country mostly read works by Russian and British masters of the word.

Modern English writers the English authors whose works should be read by anyone:

1. John R. R. Tolkien-the famous English writer, whose books are recommended for all categories of readers. Moreover, should not be confined to “Lord of the Rings” and “Hobbit”. Perhaps you prefer have a small story “Farmer Giles of ham" in it besides dragons and heroes has a fair share of humor.

2. Arthur Conan Doyle-English writer who created the popular detective of all times and peoples. It is interesting that the author didn't like his main character, but readers fully appreciated the talent and the mind of Sherlock Holmes of Baker street and his longtime partner, Dr. Watson. Conan Doyle wrote a number of books about Sherlock, it was even more different kinds of imitators and sequels, but it's better to read the source.


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Famous English writers

3. Lewis Carroll-English writer who created the most unusual tale. Many believe that “Alice in Wonderland” - a book exclusively for children. In fact, a child, an adult person will be able to appreciate and love this highly original work, which found calling, a decade after publication.

4. Agatha Christie-the Queen of the detective novel, and also is the most popular and best-selling writer in the entire history of the printed word. The works of Agatha Christie is considered a classic, and definitely worth a read for all fans of detective stories, as well as just fans of good books.

5. George Orwell-English novelist who gave the world the best dystopia. "Barnyard" the novel “1984” is a book that will make a person rethink the whole world. One quote - “all animals are equal but some are more equal than others" and the reader look differently at the people around him.

6. Jane Austen, who gave the world the most wonderful “female” novel. Despite the criticism immediately after the release of the book, where a work called boring and mediocre, “Pride and prejudice” is the best book millions of readers.

These six writers were chosen randomly, and the numbers do not represent any ranking or top – of the proposed the authors are very different and cannot be compared with each other.

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"Hi, I'm Alin Trodden. I write texts, read books, and look for impressions. And I'm not bad at telling you about it. I am always happy to participate in interesting projects."

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