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Here are some more names of well-known British writers. writers Oscar Wilde
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) -an English writer of plays, one of the most famous over. Among the most famous of his plays are the tragedies of «Romeo and Juliet», «Juliet Caesar», «Hamlet», «Othello», «King Lear», the comedies of a «Midsummer Night’s Dream», «The Merchant of Venice» and the historical plays «Richard III» and «Henry V». He also wrote some very good poetry, especially the sonnets and worked as an actor at the Globe Theatre in London.
Walter Scott born August 15, 1771, Edinburgh, Scotland—died September 21, 1832, Abbotsford, Roxburgh, Scotland -a Scottish writer and a poet, especially famous for his stories of Scottish life, several of them are based on historical characters, such as «Ivanhoe» and «The Heart of Midlothian».
The Scott Monument is a Victorian Gothic monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott. It is the largest monument to a writer in the world. It stands in Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh, opposite the Jenners department store on Princes Street and near to Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station, which is named after Scott's Waverley novels.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) An Irish writer best known for his play « Тhe Importance of Being Earnest» and his story «The Picture of Dorian Gray.» Many of the clever and funny things he said in conversations are still famous.
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (1859 – 1930) In addition to the series of stories chronicling the activities of Sherlock Holmes and his friend Dr John Watson for which he is well-known, Doyle wrote on a wide range of topics, both fictional and non-fictional.
Robert Burns (1759-1796) -a Scottish poet who wrote hundred of songs and poems , mainly on country life , love and national pride.
Jules Gabriel Verne (1828 – 1905) Jules Gabriel Verne was a French author who pioneered the genre of science-fiction. He is best known for his novels "Journey to the Center of the Earth" (1864), "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" (1870), and "Around the World in Eighty Days" (1873).
Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) - An English writer , whose most famous novels are Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders.
Agatha Christie (1890 –1976) an English crime novelist, short story writer and playwright. Although she wrote six romance novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott, her reputation rests on the 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections that she wrote under her own name, which have sold over two billion copies
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) an English novelist. His many famous books describe life in Vicktorian England and show how hard it was ,especially for the poor and for children. They include: Oliver Twist, David Copperfield.