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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women novelists, English -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesFamous biographies for young people
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR111 .S6
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p.
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5544502M
LC Control Number67022722

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British women short story writers‎ (1 C, P) Pages in category "British women writers" The following pages are in this category, out of approximately total. The list includes many familiar and great British female writers such as J. K. Rowling, Joan Collins, Jane Austen, Julie Andrews, Agatha Christie. J. K. Rowling. 31 July , British. Author. Agatha Christie. 15 September , British. Writer. Julie Andrews. 01 October , British.   Women writers who inspired me: Enid Blyton, Richmal Crompton, PL Travers, Margaret Storey, Ursula LeGuin, Baroness Orczy, Diana Wynne Jones — Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) April 5, Author: Marta Bausells. The books are very witty and arch, with a load of wordplay and in-jokes about British society, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (the English IRS), and the tax bar and Inns of Court. They’re everything you would imagine a mystery series with covers illustrated by Edward Gorey would be, and they’re a tremendous amount of fun.

The Terrible by Yrsa Daley-Ward (). We said: In this award-winning memoir, Yrsa Daley-Ward – poet, model and activist – shares the moving and heartbreaking story of how a childhood spent in the north-west of England became an adulthood in which she discovered the power and fear of sexuality. You said: A beautiful, yet often sorrowful, tale of awakening, The Terrible is an enchanting. British writer made famous by her book, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit. Lucy Maud Montgomery The iconic Canadian author is best known for creating the beloved children's series Anne of Green Gables.   Elizabeth Chadwick is a British author of historical novels, including The Scarlet Lion, The Summer Queen, and The Winter Crown.   Barbara Pym, Excellent Women. This is another one that does show up on lists from time to time—and is often described as the best of her social comedies. As Alexander McCall Smith put it, “One does not laugh out loud while reading Pym; that would be too much. One smiles. One smiles and puts down the book to enjoy the smile.

98 rows  This is a list of best-selling fiction authors to date, in any language. While finding precise . Jane Eyre, her most famous novel, created an enduring image of the wild moors of Yorkshire and introduced her criticism of society’s treatment of women. She did not actively seek to defy the roles set for women at the time, as others like George Sand did, but used her words in a modest feminist stand against the times. 5.   Here is my list of the novelists you must read to get up to snuff on British novel-writing. For authors who I perceive to already be big names in America — .   Big Sky by Kate Atkinson. SHOP NOW. The best-selling author of the consciousness-bending novels Life After Life and Transcription here revisits broody former soldier Jackson Brodie, the detective she introduced in the novel Case Histories, as he comes out of semiretirement to take down a sex-trafficking network.