Statistics for Authors by Clue

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ClueAuthor% Correct
He is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian eraCharles Dickens
92%
He is a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all timeLeo Tolstoy
92%
Her UK sales total in excess of £238 million, making her the best-selling living author in BritainJ.K. Rowling
90%
She is best known for her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852), which depicts the harsh conditions for enslaved African AmericansHarriet Beecher Stowe
65%
Her novel deals with the irrationality of adult attitudes towards race and class in the Deep South of the 1930s, as depicted through the eyes of two childrenHarper Lee
63%
He is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the Spanish language, and one of the world's pre-eminent novelistsMiguel de Cervantes
60%
He was interned in Dresden and survived the Allied bombing of the city by taking refuge in a meat locker of the slaughterhouse where he was imprisonedKurt Vonnegut
59%
He is considered to be one of the greatest and best-known French writersVictor Hugo
58%
He was sentenced to death but the sentence was commuted at the last moment. He spent four years in a Siberian prison campFyodor Dostoevsky
48%
He was found delirious on the streets of Baltimore, "in great distress, and… in need of immediate assistance"Edgar Allan Poe
47%
His work typically features isolated protagonists facing bizarre or surrealistic predicamentsFranz Kafka
35%
In 2008, The Times ranked him second among "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945"George Orwell
35%
He is known for establishing the use of the vernacular in literature at a time when most poetry was written in Latin, making it accessible only to the most educated readersDante Alighieri
17%
The New York Times called him "the writer most responsible for bringing modern science fiction into the literary mainstream"Ray Bradbury
16%
She is a Southern writer who often wrote in a sardonic Southern Gothic style and relied heavily on regional settings and grotesque characters, often in violent situationsFlannery O'Connor
8%

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