Who are the best authors of all time?

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    #1William Shakespeare

    William Shakespeare

    William Shakespeare is an English playwright, actor, and poet. Born in Warwickshire, England in 1564, he was hailed as England's national poet and wrote tragedies like Othello, King Lear, Macbeth, and Hamlet. 

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    Anna Fowler
    Written on February 28, 2019
    "Shakespeare is the best author for me since I love all his works. Even the tragedies. There's a reason why Macbeth is my favorite book of all time. "
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    #2Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway is an American novelist, journalist and short-story writer born in Illinois. His famous works include A Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls,  and Indian Camp. In 1954, he won a Nobel Prize in Literature. 

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    Arthur Murphy
    Written on February 28, 2019
    "I was amazed by Hemingway when it comes to his short stories. I remember the first time I read his works. I was always dumbfounded and impressed by his books. "
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    #3Leo Tolstoy

    Leo Tolstoy

    Leo Tolstoy is a Russian writer who is also known as Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy. Born in 1828, he was best known for his works such as War and Peace and Anna Karenina. He was a supporter of Georgism where his book Resurrection was based. 

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    Leonardo Miranda
    Written on February 28, 2019
    "Anna Karenina might be controversial to other people but for me, his War and Peace is my favorite book. "
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    #4Jane Austen

    Jane Austen

    Jane Austen is an English novelist born in 1775 who wrote Sense and Sensibility, Emma, and Mansfield Park. Her works tackled social issues while using irony and humor. 

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    Joyce Hill
    Written on February 28, 2019
    "Jane Austen has this way of discussing serious things but with comic relief. That's why I'm never bored whenever I read her books. 😉"
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    #5Charles Dickens

    Charles Dickens

    Charles Dickens is a social critic and English writer born in 1812. He was regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His popular books are A Christmas Carol, Oliver Twist, and Great Expectations. 

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    Cheshta Gavde
    Written on February 28, 2019
    "Great Expectations got me to Charles Dickens. My friend gave it to me as a birthday gift and now, I' can't stop collecting his works. "
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    #6Agatha Christie

    Agatha Christie

    Agatha Christie is an English writer with 14 short story collections and 66 detective novels. Born in 1976 and considering her literature contribution, she was appointed as Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire. 

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    Lauren Alvarez
    Written on February 28, 2019
    "Who wouldn't forget the female counterpart of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle? Mystery is really her thing and she deserves a spot in this list. 👌"
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    #7Stephen King

    Stephen King

    Stephen King is an American author born in 1947. His books are famous in different genres such as suspense, fantasy, science fiction, and horror. He received World Fantasy Award, Bram Stoker Award, Grand Master Award, and more. 

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    Jane Garza
    Written on February 28, 2019
    "Every time that I read a Stephen King book, he always makes my heart stops. His horror books are one of a kind. The fear can come out of the pages if you have a wide imagination. Hahaha!"
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    #8J. K. Rowling

    J. K. Rowling

    J. K. Rowling is a British novelist who is known for writing the best-selling book series in history which is Harry Potter. Also using the pen name Robert Galbraith, she wrote The Cuckoo's Calling, The Silkworm, Lethal White and Career of Evil. 

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    Donna Hawkins
    Written on February 28, 2019
    "All I can say is thanks to this author. Harry Potter made my childhood better and Ron will always be my first love. Potterheads, which house are you? I'm a Slytherin, by the way. 😏"

Summary

Best Who are the best authors of all time
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1William ShakespeareOther 17 Free
2Ernest HemingwayOther 15 Free
3Leo TolstoyOther 8 Free
4Jane AustenOther 3 Free
5Charles DickensOther 2 Free
6Agatha ChristieOther 2 Free
7Stephen KingOther 1 Free
8J. K. RowlingPeople 1 Paid
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