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Post by EternalD »

Even though he was born into a wealthy family, Nabokov had to work until he was 60 years old.
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Kafka did not finish a single novel.
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Jane Austen wrote all her books anonymously! She was only credited as the author posthumously.
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Post by Michaela Gordoni »

I hear Mark Twain invented suspenders... The bra strap is a new one. I'm wondering if either are true?
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Post by Leonie Vermaak »

Wow what an interesting topic🤭. I've learned quite a bit about some authors today. I unfortunately don't have anything to add🙁.
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Charles Dickens loved to learn about hypnosis and went to many seminars over the years to learn more!
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Post by human reader »

C.S. Lewis and his brother had only one joint in their thumbs. This made things like throwing, hitting a ball, carpentry, etc. very difficult. As a kid, he was harshly criticized by his peers for this and would cry over the many things he couldn't do that everyone else could.
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Post by Mary Bircher »

DATo wrote: 24 May 2017, 19:54 Arthur Conan Doyle of Sherlock Holmes fame believed in fairies (the Tinkerbell variety).
Also, he thought William Mumler was really taking pictures of ghosts! I think if he was around today, he'd be the guy with the crazy hair on Ancient Aliens. :lol:
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I love that Albert Camus named his cat Cigarette
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Post by Reflection2710 »

Christina O Phillips wrote: 13 Apr 2017, 09:20 I don't know how true this is, but I heard that J.R.R. Tolkien loved flowers. People hated going on walks with him, because he'd stop and stare at every tree and flower on the way and each time he stopped to stare it would be for like 20 minutes.
Explains a lot. :lol2:
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Post by lizylajra »

Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) used to write while lying down. He believed it helped him think better.
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Post by Vonnie33 »

Alexandre Dumas was Black! Very few people know about this for some obscure reason, even French people.
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