From Shakespeare and Jane Austen to Gabriel García Márquez and
Toni Morrison, this DK book features more than 100 biographies of
the world's greatest writers.
Introduced with a stunning portrait of each featured novelist,
playwright, or poet, biographical entries trace the friendships,
loves, and rivalries that inspired each individual and influenced
their work, revealing insights into the larger-than-life
characters, plots, and evocative settings... more...