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Literature

Here you can see the 10 most famous literary works of the best writers in history.

Images or words, this is eternal discussion. Some people enjoy the description a landscape more than viewing the landscape itself. The greatest writers are those who are able to make us vibrate by relating something that we can not see, feel or perceive, but that really reaches our deepest innerself. Although from the invention of photography, video and finally in the digital age reading a book seems more dispensable, from www.10famousworks.com we think that reading is essential for the cultural development of any human beings.

 


Charles Dickens


Dostoyevsky


Goethe


Leo Tolstoy


Miguel de Cervantes


Victor Hugo


 

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Felix Mendelssohn

10 Famous works of Mendelssohn (Hamburg, February 3, 1809-Leipzig, November 4, 1847) Born in Hamburg, Mendelssohn was a child prodigy from a very young age. During his childhood, he composed a number of operas and symphonies. Being only 9 years old, he made his public debut in Berlin. In 1819, Felix Mendelssohn entered the Singakademie music […]

Dostoyevsky

Dostoyevsky (Moscow, 1821; St. Petersburg, 1881) Perhaps the secret of Dostoyevsky’s creative genius was his life on the edge. The most universal Russian writer in history was born on November 11, 1821, and his early years were decisive for the creation of his personality, his vocation and his obsessive desire to unravel the mystery of […]

Charles Dickens

(Portsmouth, 1812; Kent, 1870) The firstborn of Elizabeth and John Dickens was born on February 7. For as long as he could remember, he suffered the hardships caused by his father’s disordered life. His father, a professional shaman, could not provide him with a dignified education. But his gambling problems hit rock bottom when he […]

Goethe

10 famous works of Goethe (Fráncfort del Meno, 1749; Weimar, 1832) He became the greatest figure in German literature, but his interests ranged from politics to science, from art to occultism. In life he was a respected intellectual who rubbed shoulders with the most illustrious names in his country’s culture and society. The preposition “von” […]