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Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll was born in the village of Daresbury in the English county of Cheshire on January 27, 1832. His father was a parish priest, he also engaged in the education of Lewis, in addition to his other children. In total, the Carroll family had four boys and seven girls. He showed himself to as a clever and intelligent student. Carroll was left-handed, which in the nineteenth century was...

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Margaret Atwood

Mrs. Atwood is known worldwide as a literary genius of Canadian heritage. She isn’t simply a talented writer, she is also a skilled literary critic and a fierce environmental activist. She won numerous awards and prizes, founded different writing organizations, and patented a number of tools that help writers develop their talents. In 2001 her name appeared on Canada’s Walk of Fame...

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Mark Twain

Mark Twain became one of the most eminent literary pseudonyms of Samuel Langhorne Clemens. His biography is full of amazing events that will be interesting to historians studying his works. He was born at a time when Halley's Comet flashed over the Earth. According to a mysterious coincidence, the second flight of this celestial body over the planet will occur exactly on the day of the...

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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Mary Shelley is often known as a wife of a poet Percy Shelley and the author of the Gothic novel “Frankenstein”. Besides editing the works of her husband, Mrs. Shelley wrote many novels, drama pieces, essays and short stories before and after “Frankenstein”. However, only one of her hovels deserved the spotlight that doesn't fade even in the 21st century – &ldquo...

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Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury is an American writer. The author is known mostly for his dystopian novel “Fahrenheit 451” (1953), semi-autobiographical novel “Dandelion Wine” (1957) and a series of stories “The Martian Chronicles” (1950). His texts laid the foundation for many movies, theatrical plays, and musical pieces. During his career, the writer has created over 800...

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