Top 10 Authors Who are Terrible People

Here, this concerns authors of both fiction and non-fiction who are terrible people behind the scenes.

The Top Ten

1 Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator of Nazi Germany, he initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939 and was a central figure of more.

Do I even need to explain why he is here? - Mrveteran

2 Varg Vikernes Varg Vikernes Louis Cachet (born Kristian Vikernes) more popularly known as Varg Vikernes, is a Norwegian musician, writer, and a convicted murderer and arsonist. He is known as the frontman of the one-man band Burzum (named after a word in the Black Speech, which is a fictional language in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord more.

Has written books about Scandinavian history. At the same time he killed a bandmate, burned down churches and is a Neo-Nazi. - Mrveteran

He’s a saint compared to Euryonymus. - SixDegreesOfInnerTurbulence

3 Norman Mailer

Killed his second wife. Need we said more? - Mrveteran

4 David Irving

Notorious Holocaust denier who infamously lost a case against a historian who accused him of lying about history. Was found to be distorting history to the extreme, and deliberately writing in support of Hitler & the Nazis. - Mrveteran

5 Stephen Goodson

Another holocaust denier who admires Hitler all the while hating democracy. Presumably that's because his numerous parties haven't even got 1% of the vote in South African elections. - Mrveteran

6 Charles Dickens Charles Dickens Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. more.

Child abuse and adultery. - Mrveteran

Oh my God...! Seriously?! - Britgirl

7 Orson Scott Card

Notoriously homophobic. - Mrveteran

8 Bret Easton Ellis Bret Easton Ellis Bret Easton Ellis (born March 7, 1964) is an American author, screenwriter, and short story writer. His works have been translated into 27 languages. He was at first regarded as one of the so-called literary Brat Pack, which also included Tama Janowitz and Jay McInerney. He is a self-proclaimed satirist, more.

Saying women couldn't direct as good as men, and even celebrated the death of JD Salinger. - Mrveteran

9 Jeffrey Archer

Convicted for perjury in 2000, after having lied in a previous libel case in the 1980s. - Mrveteran

10 Marion Zimmer Bradley

Accused of sexually abusing her own kids right after her death. - Aragorn98

The Contenders

11 J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling

Has been an often preachy and irritating person, not to mention how her jumping on the anti-PewDiePie bandwagon is utterly hypocritical, considering how she was on the end of such abuse herself when her books were accused of promoting witchcraft. Amazing. - Mrveteran

JKR has donated a lot of her money to charity. - clusium

Still doesn't mean she's not a jerk though. Look at Bono for example. - Mrveteran

12 Lewis Carroll Lewis Carroll Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon, and photographer.

I think he wanted to marry an 11-year-old. Correct me if I'm wrong.

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