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J.R.R. Tolkien

Writer (January 03, 1892 - September 02, 1973)
Nationality: British
Possibly the most important contributor to fantasy literature, J.R.R. Tolkien drew on his knowledge of language and mythology as well as his experience in World War I to create the universe of Middle Earth, the setting for many of his works.
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Pride and Prejudice

  • Novel 1813
Arguably Jane Austen's most well known novel, Pride and Prejudice is a witty romantic tale that reveals Austen's biting social critiques. Darcy's and Elizabeth's tumultuous courtship highlight the burden placed upon women to find wealthy husbands and marry.

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