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Britain has produced some the most acclaimed literature in history.
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This major literary figure of the 20th century is renowned for her essays as well as her groundbreaking novels.


This Oxford-educated author of classic novels is also known for his critically acclaimed nonfiction works on philosophy.


The son of a lady’s maid, this trailblazing sci-fi novelist was one of the foremost public intellectuals of his day.


Born in London in 1975, and still lives in the area, this young Brit is a blazing literary light.


Yes, she’s one of the famous three sisters from the family that produced some of England’s most enduring fiction.

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A Brief History on the Importance of...Well, History, with Dan Jones.

Once dubbed England's edgiest historian, author Dan Jones delights in finding new ways to make history come alive for everyone.

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Your Listening Guide to 19th-Century British Authors

From Gothic chillers to clever whodunits to trailblazing Romantic fiction, Britain in the 1800s was teeming with literary movements, milestones, and masterpieces. Here’s a guide to the best of the best Brit-lit listening gems.

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William Shakespeare
Twelfth Night

Charles Dickens
Great Expectations

Jane Austen
Sense and Sensibility

Neil Gaiman
Norse Mythology

Agatha Christie
Hickory Dickory Dock

George Orwell

J. R. R. Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings

Salman Rushdie
Midnight's Children

Lewis Carroll
Through the Looking Glass

Robert Louis Stevenson
Treasure Island

Douglas Adams
The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

Emily Brontë
Wuthering Heights

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