Anna Akhmatova (23 June, 1889 – 5 March, 1966) is considered to be a significant poets. Known for Requiem, a poem about the Stalinist terror.
Walter Lippmann (22 September, 1889 – 14 December, 1974) was a writer, reporter, and commentator. He is known for his 1992 book Public Opinion.
James Norman Hall was an American author known for writing historical novels. Mr. Hall’s best-known novel is Mutiny on the Bounty.
Mr. Gray did a vast amount of research, it certainly shows in this book which is both dark and moody. Kudos to him for writing about the unknown soldiers
I loved how the author incorporated scenes from The Little Prince into the narrative, allowing Saint-Exupéry to build his classic over the years
Ford Madox Ford was an English author, poet, critic, and editor whose World War I horrific experiences influenced many of his novels including The Good Soldier
Gabriele D’Annunzio was a famous Italian poet, playwright and journalist. Mr. D’Annunzio was also a professional soldier, rising to the rank of General.
Saki (18 December, 1870 – 14 November, 1916) was an English writer known for making fun of Edwardian society, as well as his macabre and roguish stories.
Bernard Augustine DeVoto (11 January, 1897–13 November, 1955) was an award winning historian, teacher, essayist, editor and reviewer. He is known for his Pulitzer Prize winning series on the American West.
What impressed me the most about The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams is the excellent and loving research that has gone into the writing of this novel.