- 1 Who is the best writer in English literature?
- 2 Who are the top 10 authors?
- 3 Who are the best authors today?
- 4 Who is the famous English author?
- 5 Who is the mother of English literature?
- 6 Who is the best Indian writer?
- 7 Who is the best selling author 2020?
- 8 What are the top 5 novels of all time?
- 9 Which is the most sold book in the world?
- 10 Who are the best selling romance authors?
- 11 Who is the most influential writer?
- 12 Who is the most famous American writer?
- 13 Who is the father of English literature?
- 14 Who are famous poets?
- 15 What authors have sold the most books?
Who is the best writer in English literature?
So, in no particular order, here is our pick of the ten most famous English authors of all time: William Blake 1757-1827. Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400. John Donne 1572-1631. George Eliot 1819-1880. John Milton 1608-1674. George Orwell 1903-1950. Harold Pinter 1930-2008. Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1772-1834.
TOP TEN AUTHORS BY POINTS EARNED Leo Tolstoy — 327. William Shakespeare — 293. James Joyce — 194. Vladimir Nabokov — 190. Fyodor Dostoevsky — 177. William Faulkner — 173. Charles Dickens — 168. Anton Chekhov — 165.
The 10 best living American novelists Alice Walker. Getty Images. Jonathan Franzen. Getty Images. Michael Chabon. Getty Images. Bret Easton Ellis. Alamy. George Saunders. Getty Images. Rachel Kushner. Getty Images. Anne Tyler. Getty Images. Stephen King. Getty Images.
William Shakespeare Shakespeare is probably the most famous playwright in history and is the author of roughly 38 plays. He quite rightfully tops our poll of favourite English Authors.
Who is the mother of English literature?
Before there was Jane Austen or even the gleam in Mr. Bronte’s eye that would engender his three novelist daughters, there was Frances (Fanny) Burney, master of the novel of social courtship, and according to Virginia Woolf, “the mother of English fiction.”
Who is the best Indian writer?
10 Famous Indian Authors You Must Read Chetan Bhagat. Cited by The New York Times in 2008 as the biggest selling English language novelist in India’s history, Chetan Bhagat is author, screenwriter, columnist and TV personality. Amrita Pritam. Jhumpa Lahiri. Khushwant Singh. R. K. Narayan. Rabindranath Tagore. Ruskin Bond. Vikram Seth.
The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers of 2020
|March 15||Blindside||James Patterson and James O. Born|
|March 22||House of Earth and Blood||Sarah J. Maas|
|March 29||The Mirror and the Light||Hilary Mantel|
|April 5||The Boy from the Woods||Harlan Coben|
What are the top 5 novels of all time?
The Greatest Books of All Time 1. In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust. 2. Ulysses by James Joyce. 3. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes. 4. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. 5. The Great Gatsby by F. 6. Moby Dick by Herman Melville. 7. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy. 8.
Which is the most sold book in the world?
Top 100 best selling books of all time
|SOURCE: NIELSEN BOOK SCAN|
|1||Da Vinci Code,The||Brown, Dan|
|2||Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows||Rowling, J.K.|
|3||Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone||Rowling, J.K.|
The Best Romance Authors Danielle Steel. The bestselling author alive today, Danielle Steel has sold more than 800 million copies of her books. Nora Roberts. Nicholas Sparks. Robyn Carr. Carolyn Brown. Lisa Kleypas. Sarah MacLean. Alyssa Cole.
Who is the most influential writer?
Top 10 Influential Writers That Changed the World Mark Twain. – Mark Twain. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. HG Wells. – H.G. Wells. Fyodor Dostoyevsky. – Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Charles Darwin. – Charles Darwin. Rene Descartes. – Rene Descartes. William Shakespeare. – William Shakespeare. Charles Dickens. – Charles Dickens.
Who is the most famous American writer?
Edgar Allan Poe 1809 –1849. Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Herman Melville 1819 – 1891. Walt Whitman 1819-1892. Mark Twain 1835 – 1910. T.S. Eliot 1888 – 1965. William Faulkner 1897 –1962. Tennessee Williams 1911-1983. Kurt Vonnegut 1922 – 2007.
Who is the father of English literature?
Geoffrey Chaucer. He was born in London sometime between 1340 and 1344. He was an English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat (courtier), and diplomat. He is also referred to as the father of English Literature.
Who are famous poets?
Check out the list of top famous English poets of all time. W.B Yeats. Sylvia Plath. Shakespeare. Rudyard Kipling. Robert Burns. Oscar Wilde. John Milton. John Keats.
List of best-selling fiction authors
|Author||Min. estimated sales||Number of books|
|William Shakespeare||2 billion||42|
|Agatha Christie||2 billion||85|
|Barbara Cartland||500 million||723|
|Danielle Steel||500 million||179|