If you are wanting to sound erudite at your next writers’ meeting, some of these literary snippets would definitely help xx Rowena
100 fun facts about writers and their fascinating lives
On Twitter we recently reached the 100,000 followers milestone. (Hurrah! And do follow us @InterestingLit if you’re also a tweeter.) To celebrate the occasion, we’ve gathered together one hundred of our favourite facts about famous authors. We hope you enjoy them! Where there’s a link on an author’s name, we’ve linked to our post about that particular author (usually part of our five fascinating facts series – indeed, if you like these facts, check out that series).
Virginia Woolf was the granddaughter of novelist William Makepeace Thackeray.
Aldous Huxley was the great-nephew of Matthew Arnold.
Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, lived next door to Mark Twain.
Evelyn Waugh’s first wife’s name was Evelyn. They were known as ‘He-Evelyn’ and ‘She-Evelyn’.
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