To die young is a good career move, especially for women. I devour every word that he writes. Otherwise I like books that take up in their own way that kind of passion for the hugeness of things — George Eliot, Dostoyevski and Melville. There are two I suppose. Nevil Shute books are great comfort reads for me and I love to have forgotten one of his books sufficiently that I can enjoy the rereading. I love fiction written primarily for teenage girls and my favourite authors include E. I also don't mind a bit of Dickens now and then - but who doesn't? I can ramble off so many books or authors.
Elmore Leonard whose economy and dialogue always thrills me. There are authors I turn to for a good kick in the pants, like. All of his characters are so complex and larger than life, but just so human. British author, of whom I've only read two books, the only ones I could find. I admire African American performance poets for their lyrical content. But as an adult I think that the three authors I most admire would be Cormac McCarthy, Stephen King and Donna Tartt. Help the children by addressing envelopes to the author usually through the publisher and take the letters to a mailbox or post office.
I always dread this question. It was impossible to avoid Philip Larkin, but I wanted something closer to Joseph Brodsky, Anthony Hecht and Sándor Weöres Hungarian. Cornelia Funke was pretty good; reading over Inkheart again, I find myself enjoying the descriptions far more now than when I was younger and wanted more action than description. They probably inflamed my desire to write. I loved that the heroine was small and plain and I could identify with her so much, and that the hero was flawed and powerfully attractive without being classically handsome. And my guilty pleasure is sci-fi author Anne McCaffrey.
I really hope the Catcher in the Rye will stay around for years. I quite like reading the poetry of people like Dylan Thomas and T. Their ability to detect a specific genre—from horror to philosophy to detective fiction—was accurate more than half the time, clocking in at a 65 percent success rate. Naipaul A House for Mr Biswas , John Kennedy Toole A Confederacy of Dunces and Joseph Heller Catch 22. Who are your favourite writers and why? The characters in it are well developed and interesting.
His writing has quirks and nuisances that make me want to know him. Well there are certainly many books that I adore, and many are from my childhood, such as Where the Wild Things Are, and Good Night Moon. Her books always leave me wanting to read more. Anyway, my instincts about Frank McCourt were off-based; he survived just fine. You don't speak his lines, you enunciate them.
A bit dry, but you're immersed in his world no matter what, I wish he wrote more. Brennan Manning for presenting matters of faith in ways that blow my mind and leave me flattened. . Who are your favourite writers and why? I love the Dirk Pitt. Armistead Maupin Tales of the City series and Nancy Mitford Love in a Cold Climate, Pursuit of Love for being witty, perceptive and kind. See if you share favorite books with , , , , , , , , , , , and.
Sandra Boynton, in honor of my grandson, Jonah. He writes satire comedic lines and scenes that you can just feel your part of. It's charming without being tiresome to read, and he has a genuine care for his characters. Who is your favorite author? He tested on us student guinea pigs his tales about growing up poor in Ireland. Despite all his whining and hypocritical statements, Holden is just what high school students are experiencing…the stress and struggles of school and trying to maintain who you are and face the pressure from peers. There are writers of short stories who send in their work on a regular basis, and often get their work published.
From him, I gathered that learning English was about learning stories, which I guess it is. Too many really to mention but at the moment, Kate Atkinson and Margaret Atwood — I love the surreal nature of their writing. If you want to read some of the best military fiction ever W. I like what does, and. Who are your favourite writers and why? Of the classics, Shakespeare, Herrick, Donne, Coleridge, and many, many more. This is my second question with same answer. One classic that gave me the heebee jeebs is Madame Bovary.