Most Important Writings Of All Time
Miguel Cervantes, a contemporary of Shakespeare, actually dying the day before the Bard, is without doubt the most important writer in the history of the modern novel and, indeed, one of the most important in the history of literature. His novel, Don Quixote, was written at the beginning of the form’s development but has not been surpassed
Fyodor Dostoyevsky. – Fyodor Dostoyevsky. A true great now from Russian Literature – Fyodor Dostoyevsky created an impressive body of work that explored the human condition, psychology and contentious issues like religion. Take Crime and Punishment, for example, which deals with the weighty concept of morality.
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'Call me Ishmael' is one of the most famous opening sentences of any novel. Robert McCrum's 100 best novels: Moby-Dick . 22. Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert