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Life of Agatha Christie

Dame Agatha Christie, (15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) Agatha Christie was an English writer of crime and romantic novels. She is best remembered for her detective stories including…

Life of George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw was born in Dublin 1856. He was sent to various schools in Dublin but developed a great dislike for the formalised education systems and widespread use of…

Life of Mark Twain

Mark Twain (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910) was an American author, publisher and charismatic humorist. Twain is considered by many to be the ‘Father of American Literature’ –…

Life of Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher. Dostoevsky’s literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmospheres of 19th-century Russia,…

Life of Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy was one of the world’s pre-eminent writers becoming famous through his epic novels War and Peace and Anna Karenina. Towards the end of his life, Leo Tolstoy became increasingly interested in…

Life of William Shakespeare

Life of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (1564-1616). English poet and playwright –  Shakespeare is widely considered to be the greatest writer in the English language. He wrote 38 plays and 154 sonnets. Short bio…