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Re:Top five authors
« Reply #60 on: April 24, 2006, 02:10:58 pm »
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1. J.W. von Goethe
2. Mika Waltari
3. Lev Tolstoy
4. Jean M. Auel
5. Mary M. Kaye
6. Boris Pasternak
7. Graham Greene
8. Thomas Mann
9. Hermann Hesse
10. Margaret Michell
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Re:Top five authors
« Reply #61 on: May 26, 2006, 12:54:18 am »
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In no particular order:

* E. E. Cummings
* Jane Austen
* F. Scott Fitsgerald
* Louise Fitzhugh (wrote "Harriet the Spy")
* Roald Dahl
* Anne Frank
* Charles Dickens - I almost forgot him! He's brilliant!
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Re:Top five authors
« Reply #62 on: May 26, 2006, 07:23:09 pm »
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For me:

places 1-10 are for J.R.R.Tolkien
and then:
C.S.Lewis (I looove "The Screwtape Letters"), W.Shakespeare, I.Fleming, T.Harris.
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« Reply #63 on: May 27, 2006, 10:24:46 am »
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Very interesting thread!!!
I love reading so it´s quite hard to pick out only five names, but I´ll try...

- Edgar Allan Poe
- Arthur C. Clark
- Albert Camus
- Stephen King
- Isaac Asimov
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Re:Top five authors
« Reply #64 on: May 27, 2006, 11:32:28 pm »
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I came up with 6, it's hard to choose, as I  have many more favorites.

J.R.R. Tolkien
Victor Hugo
Peter S. Beagle
George Orwell
Ayn Rand
Jack London



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Re:Top five authors
« Reply #65 on: May 28, 2006, 01:20:33 am »
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J.R.R. Tolkien
Mark Twain
Edgar Allen Poe
Louisa May Alcott
J.K. Rowling

.... and sooooo many more.  Can't we choose more than 5? 
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Re:Top five authors
« Reply #66 on: May 30, 2006, 01:05:17 am »
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For me are:

1. J.R.R. Tolkien
2. C.S Lewis
3. Paulo Coelho
4. Gabriel Garcia Marquez
5. Mario Vargas Llosa
The last ones are top authors in Latin America and Spain
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Re:Top five authors
« Reply #67 on: May 30, 2006, 08:24:08 pm »
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no particular order

JRR Tolkien (obviously)
C.S. Lewis
Edgar Allen Poe
JK Rowling
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes, anyone?)


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i thought no one else knew Christopher Pike. i havent read any of his adult novels, but i have read Spooksville lol. i'm pretty sure its for elementary levels, but i love it and read it at least twice a year. 
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Re:Top five authors
« Reply #68 on: July 06, 2006, 02:28:57 am »
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I only know ONE GREAT author and that is..

J.K. Rowling!    :D
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