In a world of technology, it’s easy to reach the library of books. Many of the people I know love to read online books but, they usually ask me that: which book should I read? Of which writer? and something like that, one of my friend have asked me before that if I could know the names of the best writers of all time who must be on top? And, there I found a topic to write on so, here you go with the names.
F Scott Fitzgerald (Died in 1940)
When he was 22 years old, he recognized as one of the greatest writers and a literary personality everywhere. He wrote the book, “The Great Gatsby” praised as one of the extraordinary novels of the twentieth century. It is said that Fitzgerald was one of the amazing writers, but when he died in 1940, at an age of 44, his funeral got attended by only 30 people and I don’t even get it “Why?”
He died with the thought of being a failure and his publishers still had the stock (unsold one) from the first publication of his book, The Great Gatsby. His close friend, Ernest Hemingway uttered some words in Scott’s admiration and said:
|“His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly’s wings, At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred. Later he became conscious of his damaged wings and of their construction and he learned to think and could not fly anymore because the love of flight was gone and he could only remember when it had been effortless.” Wrote Hemingway in the memories of F Scott Fitzgerald.
Ernest Hemingway (Died in 1961)
Hemingway was an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist. He was heeded both for the intense strength of his writing and for his bold and extensively publicized life. His crisp and luminous prose form had a powerful impact on the American and British stories in the 20th century. He published his book in 1926, “The Sun Also Rises” a novel through which he scored maximum success. It was a depressing and hopeless book but, sparkling at the same time, dealt with the group of eccentric refugees in France and Spain, who were members of the postwar through the poem “Lost Generation” in his book.
Some Facts Related to Ernest:
- He got his own recipe for his late-night burger.
- He established a world record in 1938, by catching seven marlins in a day.
- When Hemingway sustained danger of anthrax, malaria, skin cancer, and pneumonia, He breathed with diabetes, two plane crashes, a ruptured kidney, hepatitis, a ruptured spleen, a fractured skull and a crushed vertebra.
- In 1954, He won the Nobel Prize for Literature.
JG Ballard (Died in 2009)
He was an English novelist, short story writer, and essayist. Due to the hate for the term “science fiction” JG never used it but, preferred to describe his word with the term “apocalyptic”. He was one of the best authors of all time as he had known for his two fictionalized autobiographies “Empire of the Sun and The Kindness of Women”. He became a bestseller internationally and left infamous for the crash (a car crash) where he had faced the difficulty in his work, Ballard’s challenging work that concentrates on a different group of car-crash survivors who find themselves moved by the powerful meeting of man and machine, and it divided user culture and obsession with celebrity. In late 1960’s and early 1970’s, Ballard had a focus on an electrifying assortment of short stories or we can call those the precise novels, for instance, The Atrocity Exhibition, which brought a closer connection with the work of postmodernist writers such as William S. Burroughs.
Sylvia Plath (Died in 1963)
When she was eight she started to write the poetries and when she touched her university years at Cambridge University she had written over 50 short stories and published them in a raft of magazines. The most heart-wrenching thing about her, was her death as she ended her life with the suicide in February, but it’s also the same month during which she published the incredible “Ariel”, her final collection of poems. She followed a stunning career and got featured in awards that published after her suicide on which Plath’s fame actually ceases. She was one of the most dynamic and best authors of all time also she was on the list of admired writers of the twentieth century. She was the driving strength of behind her written poetry known as confessional poetry. A genuine master disturbed to the point of taking her own incredible life at the age of just 30.
JD Salinger (died in 2010)
“All morons hate it when you call them a moron.” he used to write this statement in his novels. In 1951, he published a novel “The Catcher in the Rye” (maximum of which he wrote while attending in the Second World War). The novel got an instant success and continued the selling that done with around 250,000 copies a year.
He wrote to his maid once: “Dear Mary – Please make sure all the errands are done before you go on vacation, as I do not want to bother with insignificant things. Thank you. J.D. Salinger.” well, that was something not very cool, but the fact that the original copy of the letter later sold for $50,000 at auction.
Books of JD Salinger:
- Nine Stories by J D Salinger
- Nueve Cuentos
- Raise High the Roof Beam
- Three early stories
- Franny and Zooey
Agatha Christie (Died in 1976)
She was a “Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE)”, which is concerning as badass an honor as any on Earth. She composed 66 detective novels essentially around the inquiries of Hercules Poirot and Miss Marple, but she also had done with writing “The Mousetrap“ which was the world’s longest-running play. Her writing was a pleasure, here, for instance, is her story of Poirot’s appearance |”His head was exactly the shape of an egg, and he always perched it a little on one side… The neatness of his attire was almost incredible; I believe a speck of dust would have caused him more pain than a bullet wound.” she was one of the top authors of all time.
Harper Lee (Died in 2016)
In 1961, he had published a book, Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird”, in which she talked about the issue of racism that she observed in her childhood. It was voted “Best Novel of the Century“ and in 1991, a survey by the Library Journal found her with the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her increase to the literature. Since its publication Lee has given almost no calls for interviews or public appearances and, with the elimination of several short essays, has written nothing extra.