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British Authors


Britain has produced some the most acclaimed literature in history.
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Popular British Writers


Virginia
Woolf

This major literary figure of the 20th century is renowned for her essays as well as her groundbreaking novels.











Aldous
Huxley

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











H.G.
Wells

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











Zadie
Smith

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











Charlotte
Brontë

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
1984


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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