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With the Scarlet Pimpernel and it's sequels she indirectly invented the superhero and spy genres, not that Emma Orczy saw it that way.
Her intention with The Scarlet Pimpernel was a hybrid of historical events I. E the French Revolution/Reign of Terror, and stories by Arthur Conan Doyle and Alexandre Dumas (Scarlet Pimpernel being Sherlock Holmes meets The Three Musketeers).
This baroness wrote a little known story called The Scarlet Pimpernel, a story that became the inspiration for Zorro and Batman among others.
Chetan Bhagat was ruling the Indian industry with his decent novels for 8 long years. Then came he. the greatest of the writers with his awe inspiring novels, THE SHIV TRILOGY. All his books are noe the most sold English books in the history of India. Second part 'THE SECRET OF NAGAS' is my personal favr8. therest are als great 'THE IMMORTALS OF MELUHA' and 'THE OATH OF VAYUPUTRAS'. He is called the 'Indian Rowling'. He also broke the record of J.K. rowling of most rejections.
1. ) His epic poem titled "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" was written in 1798 while he was on opium. That in itself is impressive.
2. ) Despite its trippy origins, "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" is probably his best work.
3. ) In 1984 The hard rock/metal group "Iron Maiden" released a metal a ballad by the same title that summarizes "Rime of the Ancient Mariner." So "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" It was a musical hit 282 years after Coleridge wrote it.
Just please don't list Iron Maiden as a great author. The people on this site would probably put them in the top ten.
He wrote wrote what's probably the best comic strip of all time.
Premchand is one of greatest writer who lived at planet earth, He is unknown to western world because, most of his work in in Hindi. He is great storyteller too. He is one of the most known,analysed and popular author in India. Character which he created in is work are timeless too..
Best known for The Borrowers
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