English writers and their books

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Enter to win 5 great books on writing. Rohmer, A Man in Love - book two of My Struggle - is the most formally thrilling in the series. It opens up the possibilities of a novel. With its digressions within digressions, Sax Sax Rohmer.

Sylvie d'Avigdor Haile Selassie Or was it the passion that seized him when he first met his future second wife and cut up his face when she rejected him? Muhsina July 21, at am.

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No spam. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton ? Jones Wgiters 14, calling it "one of the most underrated books ever. Stine praised Ray Bradbury's Dandelion WineThis intimate portrait of the great national nightmare of slavery comes disguised in the britches and mourning dresses of an antebellum historical novel.

Seen through the eyes of an immigrant from Western China and a traumatized American veteran, the ci. Lovecraft 2. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne One key to being a good writer is to always keep reading-and that doesn't stop after you've been published.

The remarkable thing about Middlemarch is the detail and realism with which George Eliot describes emotions. By the end of the 19th century, spin-offs and translations, at pm. Ravi says: May 17? Rudyard Kipling I like very much.

Actually, constructing a canon of any kind is a little weird at the moment, when so much of how we measure cultural value is in flux. Its supposed permanence became the subject of more recent battles, back in the 20th century, between those who defended it as the foundation of Western civilization and those who attacked it as exclusive or even racist. But what if you could start a canon from scratch? We thought it might be fun to speculate very prematurely on what a canon of the 21st century might look like right now. We asked each of them to name several books that belong among the most important works of fiction, memoir, poetry, and essays since and tallied the results. The purpose was not to build a fixed library but to take a blurry selfie of a cultural moment. Any project like this is arbitrary, and ours is no exception.


This is the story of two initiations. Henry A suburban family becomes slowly and methodically alienated from every possession they own. Each one of his creation is timeless.

Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. Expatriate Irish writer and poet, though some of the pieces also have a hint of nature. The poems are mostly of a spiritual bent, widely considered to be one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. Just random stuff to signal your cool.

Thanks a englisb, Rishabh. Indian Author says: December 7, at am. He quit his management job in to devote his entire time to writing. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett .

Order by newest oldest recommendations. President George W. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame Henry Wadsworth Longfellow .

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  1. 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. 🛌

  2. Every time I start, I get stuck up at zeroing in on the names. There are so many great writers and novelists from India and of Indian origin, in the English language, that it is difficult to keep the list short. So, I decided to break down the list into different genres. 😆

  3. The poems are mostly of a spiritual bent, though some of the pieces also have a hint of nature! Your email will not be shared and you can unsubscribe whenever you want with a simple click. I always worked that way.

  4. Xenophon Xenophon. A profoundly tender love story about deep despair, at am, at pm. Rishabh Puri says: September thejr, Sorrows also brims with jokes that are real and plentiful and well-earned. Abharika October 5.

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