Fiction: Tellers of Tales

Who’s on my shelves?

Listed below are some of the fiction writers you might find in my library.

Early Narrators in EnglishDSCN1327

 The Anonymous author of Beowulf  as translated by Seamus Heaney. (Anglo-Saxon is old English, so I argue that Beowulf counts).

Geoffrey Chaucer, John Gower, William Langland, Thomas Malory, William Painter, John Bunyan

Novelists in English

Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding,  Ann Radcliffe, Laurence Sterne

Jane Austen

Anne, Charlotte, and Emily Brontë, Wilkie Collins, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Elizabeth Gaskell, Robert Louis Stevenson, William Makepeace Thackeray, Anthony Trollope

Mrs. G. Linaeus Banks, George and Weedon Grossmith, Thomas Hardy, Washington Irving, Jerome K. Jerome, Rudyard Kipling, Henry James, Somerville and Ross, Oscar Wilde

E. M. Forster, John Galsworthy, Stella Gibbons, Aldous Huxley, Winifred Holtby, James Joyce, Christopher Isherwood, D. H. Lawrence, Compton Mackenzie, W. Somerset Maugham, J. B. Priestley, Evelyn Waugh, Virginia Woolf

H. E. Bates, Elizabeth Bowen, E. M. Delafield, Daphne Du Maurier,  Rumer Godden, Elizabeth Goudge, Graham Greene, Margaret Irwin, L. M. Hartley, Olivia Manning, Anthony Powell

Peter Ackroyd, Douglas Adams, Monica Ali, Kingsley Amis, Martin Amis, Kate Atkinson

Pat Barker, Julian Barnes, Alan Bennet, John Braine, Anita Brookner, A. S. Byatt, Louis de Bernières

Angela Carter, Lindsay Clarke, Susanna Clarke, Michael Cunningham, Robertson Davies, Anita Desai, Margaret Drabble, Nell Dunn, Lawrence Durrell

Helen Fielding, Timothy Findley, Penelope Fitzgerald,  Leona Gom, Genni Gunn, Nick Hornby, Jeanette Turner Hospital, Elizabeth Jane HowardDSCN1329 - Version 2

Kazuo Ishiguru, Howard Jacobsen, Rachel Joyce, Hanif Kureshi, Jhumpha Lahiri, Andrea Levy, Penelope Lively, David Lodge

Ian McEwan, Anne Michaels, John Mortimer, Penelope Mortimer, Nicholas Mosley, Iris Murdoch

V. S. Naipaul, Edna O’Brien, Michael Ondaatje, Iain Pears, Barbara Pym, Fredric Raphael, Mordecai Richler, Paul Scott, Muriel Spark, Vikram Seth, Alan Sillitoe, Ali Smith, Zadie Smith, Howard Spring, Graham Swift

Elizabeth Taylor, Emma Tennant, D. M. Thomas, Rose Tremain, Sue Townsend, Joanna Trollope, Jane Urqhart, Salley Vickers, Mary Wesley, A. N. Wilson, Angus Wilson, Jeanette Winterson, Francis Wyndham

Tale Tellers Translated

Giovanni Boccaccio, Andreas Capellanus, Christine de Pizan, Wolfram Von Eschenbach

Jan Potocki, Voltaire

Alexander Dumas, Guy de Maupassant, Guiseppe di Lampedusa, J. P. Jacobsen

Muriel Barbery, Tadeusz Borowski, Jorge Luis Borges, Italo Calvino, Antoine de Saint Exupéry, Hermann Hesse, Herman Koch, Pascal Mercier, Haruki Murakami, Françoise Sagan, Bernhard Schlink

 

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