Agatha Christie 1890 - 1976 Agatha Christie is the world's best-known mystery writer. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 45 foreign languages. She is outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare.
Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author and a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels and poems. He is best remembered for his fairy tales which have been translated into more than 125 languages. Photograph taken by Thora Hallager,
Virginia Woolf in living color.Bloomsbury Group in the early Century. Bohemian as a cultural phenomenon dates backs to the mid century in Europe. It relies heavily on The Ottoman empire for its sense of ornament , color and textiles.