This Day In History
This Day In History
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

«novelist»

George Eliot

George Eliot
(November 22, 1819 - December 22, 1880)
Mary Anne (Mary Ann, Marian) Evans better known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, journalist and translator, and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. She is the author of seven novels, including Adam Bede (1859), The Mill on the Floss (1860), Silas Marner (1861), Middlemarch (1871–72), and Daniel Deronda (1876), most of them set in provincial England and well known for their realism and psychological insight.
George Eliot, English novelist, novelist

Maurice Leblanc

Maurice Leblanc
(November 11, 1864 - November 6, 1941)
Maurice Marie Émile Leblanc was a French novelist and writer of short stories, known primarily as the creator of the fictional gentleman thief and detective Arsène Lupin, often described as a French counterpart to Arthur Conan Doyle's creation Sherlock Holmes.
French novelist, novelist, writer

Marcel Proust

Marcel Proust
(July 10, 1871 - November 18, 1922)
Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time; earlier translated as Remembrance of Things Past). It was published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927.
French writer, writer, novelist

J. D. Salinger

J. D. Salinger
(January 1, 1919 - January 27, 2010)
Jerome David Salinger was an American author, best known for his 1951 novel «The Catcher in the Rye», as well as his reclusive nature. His last original published work was in 1965; he gave his last interview in 1980.
American writer, writer, novelist

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens
(February 7, 1812 - June 9, 1870)
Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English novelist, generally considered the greatest of the Victorian period. Dickens enjoyed a wider popularity and fame than had any previous author during his lifetime, and he remains popular, having been responsible for some of English literature's most iconic novels and characters.
English writer, writer, novelist

Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo
(February 26, 1802 - May 22, 1885)
Victor-Marie Hugo was a French poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, visual artist, statesman, human rights activist and exponent of the Romantic movement in France.
French poet, poet, playwright, novelist
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