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He is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian eraCharles Dickens
He is a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all timeLeo Tolstoy
Her UK sales total in excess of £238 million, making her the best-selling living author in BritainJ.K. Rowling
She is best known for her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852), which depicts the harsh conditions for enslaved African AmericansHarriet Beecher Stowe
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
He is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the Spanish language, and one of the world's pre-eminent novelistsMiguel de Cervantes
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
He is considered to be one of the greatest and best-known French writersVictor Hugo
He was sentenced to death but the sentence was commuted at the last moment. He spent four years in a Siberian prison campFyodor Dostoevsky
He was found delirious on the streets of Baltimore, "in great distress, and… in need of immediate assistance"Edgar Allan Poe
His work typically features isolated protagonists facing bizarre or surrealistic predicamentsFranz Kafka
In 2008, The Times ranked him second among "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945"George Orwell
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
The New York Times called him "the writer most responsible for bringing modern science fiction into the literary mainstream"Ray Bradbury
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

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