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Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) was born in Berdichev (now Ukraine). It was when he was in his twenties that he managed to speak English, becoming one of the greatest novelists in this language. In 1874 he moved to Marseilles where he … Continue reading

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Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley: (1894-1963) he was born in Godalming (Surrey). His grandfather Thomas Henry Huxley  was a very important philologist and since he was a child he was surrounded by intellectual people. In 1921 he published his first published novel  Crome … Continue reading

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Samuel Richardson

Samuel Richardson (1689-1761) was a well known writer of the 18th century. But before being a writer he was a printer. In 1738 his work as a printer was successful and a year later his friends asked him to write … Continue reading

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Virginia Woolf

Adeline Virginia Woolf (25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941) was an English author, essayist, publisher, and writer of short stories, regarded as one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century. During the interwar period, Virginia Woolf … Continue reading

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Francis Scott Fitzgerald

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (1896-1940) is probably one of the most remarkable writers of the XX century. Fitzgerald was born in Minnesota (North America) and belonged to a rather wealthy family. Fitzgerald novels, essays and tales were an actual reflection … Continue reading

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Laura Gallego

Laura Gallego was born in Valencia, Spain on 11 October 1977. Her first book, Finis Mundi, was published in 1999 but it was the fourteenth book she has written. She won twice the price “El barco de vapor” and her … Continue reading

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John Flanagan

John Flanagan was born in Australia on 22 May 1944. The idea to write his most famous saga was the following. He wanted that his son read a book, and moreover, he was short, and all his friends were taller … Continue reading

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Federico Moccia

Federico Moccia was born in Rome, Italian on 11 November 1963. His first book, written in 1992, whose title is Tre metri sopra il cielo, was refused by a lot of publishing house. So, he decided to self-published. It was … Continue reading

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Stephenie Meyer

Stephenie Meyer was born in Hartford, Connecticut, United States on 24 December 1973. This author wrote a saga about vampires, that it was successful. Millions of books have been bought around the world. She never imagined that it was a … Continue reading

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J. K. Rowling

Joanne Kathleen Rowling was born in Yate, Gloucestershire, England on 31 July 1965. The first idea that she had about Harry Potter was in a train from Manchester to London. She finished the first manuscript for Harry Potter and the … Continue reading

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