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PostPosted: Sun Feb 15, 2004 1:11 am 
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Just wondering who everyone else's favourites are. Graham Greene is my favourite.


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When you say "author," I'm not sure if you mean specifically for novels or if poetry counts. If a poet counts, then I'd have to go with William Wordsworth. If not, then it's a much harder decision.

I suppose I'm a bit reluctant to say this, but if I had to go by the one author who caused me the most entertainment, I'd have to say J.K. Rowling. (I'm not reluctant because of the fact that she writes "children's" books, or that I think she's a bad writer; rather, it's becase she's so modern, and I've always had a thing for old dead authors. :lol:)

Next in line, I'd say Edgar Allen Poe. (Oh, I feel weird putting Poe behind Rowling. :?) His short stories are excellent (my favorite being The Pit and the Pendulum), and if poets count, he'd also come second. :lol:

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 15, 2004 9:48 am 
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i know my favorite author is Robertson Davies. one of the best Canadian writers i have read.


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Without hesitation, Ayn Rand.

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I would have to say some of my favorite authors are Edgar Allen Poe. Shakesphere (heh of corse he was a genuis) Jean-Paul Sartre, Dante and of corse I have to give cridit to the authors of today as many of them I do enjoy and they are no less talented for being mondern. Among them my favorites are Anne Rice, Tom Robbins, Morgan Llywelyn, and Mario Puzzo (though now he is deceased)

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I'll go for Ruskin Bond. 8)

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My favorites are George Eliot, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle for his Sherlock Holmes stories, and also Stephen Ambrose. I love his books on World War II, he describes more then just the generals directing the war, he gets you inside the trenches with the regular soldiers.

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Its a close tie between Douglas Adams and J.K. Rowling.


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 Post subject: FAVORITES
PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2004 3:10 pm 
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I HAVE TO PICK MY FAVORITE WRITERS BY GENRE
MYSTERY AGATHA CHRISTIE
SUSPENSE RUTH RENDELL
THRILLER JOHN le CARRE
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BIOGRAPHY SUNSTEIN
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LIT FICTION DORIS LESSING
TONI MORRISON
JOAN DIDION
JOHN FOWLES
JOHN IRVING

19thC BRONTES

POPULAR FICTION TIM WINTON

ENJOY :!:


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2004 5:47 pm 
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My favorite authors are Aleister Crolwley, Anton Szandor LaVey, Don Webb, Michael Aquino, Ayn Rand, Al Franken, George Carlin and Robert Anton Wilson are just a few of y favorites. :D

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Neil Gaiman, Anne Rice, Agatha Christie, Daphne duMaurier, Shaun Hutson, John Dunning...

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Definitely Stephen King and J. R. R. Tolkien! 8)

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Mary Higgens Clark and the newest one would have to be Robert Jordan!

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I like a lot of authors, but right now I'm reading Sharpe's Prey by Bernard Cornwell and so far it is an excellent historical novel.

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A few of my favs: T.C. Boyle (a master of the short story), Don Dellilo, Margaret Atwood, Ray Bradbury, John Irving, Anton Chekhov, Henry James, Terry Practchett (new for me, but funny!), and the king of crap: Stephen King.


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