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Mark Twain

An adventurer and wily intellectual, Mark Twain wrote the classic American novels 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' and 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.'
  • Writer
  • (1835–1910)

Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott was an American author who wrote the classic novel 'Little Women,' as well as various works under pseudonyms.
  • Author
  • (1832–1888)

Arthur Conan Doyle

Author Arthur Conan Doyle wrote 60 mystery stories featuring the wildly popular detective character Sherlock Holmes and his loyal assistant Watson.
  • Author,
  • Journalist,
  • Doctor
  • (1859–1930)

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens was the well-loved and prolific British author of numerous works that are now considered classics.
  • Author
  • (1812–1870)

Oscar Wilde

Author Oscar Wilde published several acclaimed works, including The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Importance of Being Earnest.
  • Writer
  • (1854–1900)

Jane Austen

Jane Austen was a Georgian era author, best known for her social commentary in novels including Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, and Emma.
  • Writer
  • (1775–1817)

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