Who is the best British novelist?

  • Jane Austen. In 1811, Sense and Sensibility was published anonymously ‘By a Lady’.
  • Charles Dickens.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • George Orwell.
  • Virginia Woolf.
  • J.R.R. Tolkien.
  • George Eliot.
  • Mary Shelley.

Who is a British novelist?

Other major 18th-century British novelists are Samuel Richardson (1689–1761), author of the epistolary novels Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded (1740) and Clarissa (1747–48); Henry Fielding (1707–54), who wrote Joseph Andrews (1742) and The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1749).

Who is the famous novelist?

AuthorMin. estimated salesNumber of books
William Shakespeare2 billion42
Agatha Christie2 billion85
Barbara Cartland500 million723
Danielle Steel500 million179

Who is best novelist in the world?

  • #4 J.D. SALINGER.
  • #5 MARK TWAIN.

What is the classic British novel?

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen – Pride and Prejudice was written by Jane Austen in the early 19th century. Like most female authors at the time, Austen published the book under a pen name. It was her second novel, after much success of her first, Sense and Sensibility.

Who is Britain’s most famous poet?

Geoffrey Chaucer is considered by many to be the Father of English Literature and the greatest poet of the Middle Ages. Born around 1343, he’s most famous for The Canterbury Tales, a series of stories (mostly in verse) based around a group of pilgrims travelling to the shrine of Thomas Becket.

Which country has the most famous writers?

RankCountry or StateScore
1United Kingdom678949.09
2Massachusetts (United States)584258.16
3California (United States)495947.95


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