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TOP 10 most famous writers in the world

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Literature like music is always a personal abstract emotion, so it is difficult to choose a “typical favorite” writer. However, there are some authors who are “global icons” because of their deep artistic values ​​and stories that carry messages that are “out of time”.

Bookreward presents “ TOP 10 Most Famous Writers in the World ” and most of their works are always very successful and extremely influential to most people who love literature. Even a few of their works are translated into Vietnamese, still showing the attraction of breaking down the “Language Barrier”.

1. William Shakespeare

Shakespeare

Shakespeare

He is always considered the greatest English writer and also the greatest playwright in the world. William Shakespeare’s works are massive, showing “very strong” writing power with about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and 104 short poems.Despite the controversy over Shakespeare’s copyright, he is still considered a global literary icon. Surely anyone has heard of classics like “The Tragedy of Hamlet” “Macbeth” and “Romeo and Juliet”.

2. George Orwell

George Orwell

George Orwell

Orwell’s real name is Eric Arthur Blair, and he is a controversial author. Orwell is really famous but not everyone likes it, especially those who don’t share his views on totalitarianism.

But legendary works like “Animal Farm” and “1984” are exemplary novels that really make readers think more about politics, society, and culture.

3. JK Rowling

JK Rowling

JK Rowling

Like it or not, JK Rowling has a very special style of writing about mythical fiction. JK Rowling’s massive Harry Potter series has won numerous prestigious awards, opening a world of fantasy for book lovers, and adding feminist power to modern prose.

Harry Potter not only brought fame but also helped JK Rowling become one of the top-earning writers in the world.

4. Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky deserves to be the “Icon” writer of the Aries country. With typical works such as Crime and Punishment (1866), The Fool (1869), The Devil (1872), and The Brothers Karamazov (1880), Dostoevsky has provided insights into human psychology. people and the difficult political, social, and spiritual atmosphere of 19th century Russia. In addition, his 1864 novel “Notes from the Earth” is considered one of the first works. of existential literature.

5. Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway

Like so many of his contemporaries in the “Lost Generation,” Hemingway deals with depression on a daily basis. However, his works are not affected by his body and spirit. Hemingway’s classics include (1926) The Sun Also Rises, (1929) A Farewell to Arms. In addition, Hemingway’s shorter works were also noted.

6. William Faulkner

William Faulkner

William Faulkner

“The Sound and the Fury” and “As I Lay Dying” are two of Faulkner’s signature works. most read. He was born in Mississippi, USA, and Faulkner’s fame peaked when he won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1949. The Reivers (1962) won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. In addition, he is also considered a representative of Southern American literature.

7. Stephen King

Stephen King

Stephen King

Stephen King is one of the most famous American writers, his subjects are very diverse. But horror fiction brought him the greatest fame.
Stephen King is also known as the King of Terror, and his total circulation is estimated at more than 350 million copies. Many works have been adapted into films, television series, short stories, and comic books.

8. George Martin

George R. R. Martin

George R. R. Martin

George Martin’s name is known to most people. He is the author of a series of popular epic novels, and most familiar is A Song of Ice and Fire (which has been adapted into the popular series Game of Thrones). Time’s Lev Grossman called Martin “America’s Tolkien,” and the popular Time publication awarded the sci-fi writer the title of one of the most influential people in the world.

9. Dan Brown

DAnd brown

DAnd brown

The author of sci-fi horror films, the most famous of which is The Da Vinci Code, famous American writer Dan Brown is regularly attacked by radical Christians for the crime of vandalism. destroy faith.
However, Brown’s works are most intriguing stories full of mysteries about cryptography, conspiracy theories, and themes of spiritual debate. Most of the work has been translated into 52 languages ​​and published with a total circulation of more than 200 million copies.

10. Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami

He is one of the famous Japanese writers who clearly proved that you can write real, serious literature. Murakami is a world-class author whose books have been translated into 50 languages ​​and have received many prestigious literary awards. Murakami’s most published and popular work is the novel Norwegian Wood with a total circulation of 12 million copies.

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