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Top 10 Writers of All Time

Akshi Agrawal - CollectLo

Akshi Agrawal

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2 min read . Oct 13 2023


                   Top 10 Writers of All Time 

1. Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

Charles John Hauffem Dickens was a pre-eminent English novelist of the Victorian era. 

In 1833, He submitted his first story “A Dinner at Popular Work” to London monthly magazine. His main genre was docudrama and prose fiction. Many of his works were even played on screen later.

Some of the novels are:-

  • The Chimes 
  • The Haunted Man

   2. Mark Twain ( 1835- 1910)

       It was his pen name and the original one was Samuel Langhorne

       Clemens. He was an impeccable American writer and humorist. His      

       The famous genre was realism and satire. He was bestowed with 

       Many prestigious awards.

       Some of the novels are:-

  • Aventure of Tom Swayery 
  • Aventure of Huckleberry Finn

   3. J.K Rowling (1965)

       Joanne Rowling is a prominent and renowned author. Her genre is 

       Fantasy and children's literature. She was also appointed as

       Officer of the Order of the British Empire (2000). Her one of the

       Legendary series in Harry Potter (1997- 2007).

       Some of the novels are:- 

  •  Christmas pig 
  • Lethal white

    4. Salman Rushdie (1947)

        He is an Indian-born British-American Novelist. His primary genre 

        is Historical- Fiction. He also won the Booker Prize for “Midnight’s 

        Children” in 1981. Even for his novel “Satanic Versus” Fatwa got 


        Some of novels are:-

  • Grimus 
  • Fury

    5. Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)

       He was a Russian writer. His genre was philosophical, non-

       Fictional. He is acknowledged for two of his lengthy novels 

       “War and Peace” and “Anna Karenina”. He was nominated for

       Nobel Prize in Literature. 

       Some of the novels are:-  

  • The Cossacks 
  • Childhood 

   6. Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961)

      He was an astonishing American Novelist and short story writer. His

      The style was succinct and unprejudiced. He was conferred by Noble 

      Prize in Literature in 1954 and Pulitzer prize for fiction in 1953.

      Some of the novels are:-

  • The Sun Also Rises 
  • The Old Man and Sea 

    7. Jane Austen (1775-1817)

       She was a legendary English Novelist. Her genre was Romantic

       Literature. Her work became famous in 19thCE. She published it 

       Undesignated. Arts Society created the Jane Austen Young Arts Prize.

       Some of the novels are:-

  •  Pride and Prejudice 
  • Emma 

    8. Edgar Allen Poe (1809-1849)

        He was born in Boston. He was recognized for his poems and 

        Short stories. His first book was “Tamerlane and Other Poems: 

        By a Bostonian”. In 1954 Edgar Allan Poe Award was created.

        Some of the novels are:-

  • The Raven
  • The Black Cat 

   9. George Orwell (1903-1950)

      Eric Arthur Blair was well-known for being a talented essayist and 

      English Novelist. His primary genre was dystopian fiction and 

      allegory. For political writing writers are conferred to George 

      Orwell award.

      Some of the novels are:-

  • Animal Farm
  • Burmese days 

   10. Khushwant Singh (1915-2014)

       He was a versatile person being an author, lawyer, and politician.

       Extracts from his books are mentioned in the school book too. He was 

       Bestowed with Padma Bhushan in 1947. He was known for his 

       Social realism style in his works. 

       Some of the novels are:-

  • Train to Pakistan 
  • Karma