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Reflections of a working writer and reader

 

 

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Writers should be read but neither seen nor heard. Daphne du Maurier

Margaret Atwood
Simone de Beauvoir
Samuel Beckett
Walter Benjamin
William Blake
Jorge Luis Borges
Andre Breton
Emily Bronte
William Burroughs
Albert Camus
Angela Carter
Kate Chopin
Jean Cocteau
Colette


Fyodor Dostoevsky
Helen Dunmore

Daphne du Maurier
Marguerite Duras
Albert Einstein
Kirstin Ekman
George Eliot

TS Eliot

William Faulkner
Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Natalia Ginzburg
Allen Ginsberg

Leslie Glaister
Graham Greene
Dashiell Hammett

Lillian Hellman
Ernest Hemingway

Knut Hamsun
Victor Hugo Henrik Ibsen

Franz Kafka Jackie Kay Kathe Kollwitz Milan Kundera Doris Lessing Clarice Lispector Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Carson McCullers Arthur Miller Henry Miller Manuel Vázquez Montalbán Iris Murdoch Pablo Neruda Octavio Paz

Sylvia Plath Edgar Allen Poe Ezra Pound Annie Proulx Marcel Proust

Jean Rhys Marilynne Robinson drawing of philip roth
Leonardo Sciascia F Scott Fitzgerald Rachel Seiffert William Shakespeare Carol Shields Isaac Bashevis Singer Muriel Spark Robert Louis Stevenson August Strindberg Colm Tóibín Leo Tolstoy

Mark Twain Anne Tyler Alice Walker Oscar Wilde
Thornton Wilder Tennessee Williams Thomas Wolfe

Virginia Woolf Mary Wollstonecraft