Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett, avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet

Alexandr Solzhenitsyn (1945-1950) Mandatory Credit: Photo by CSU Archives / Everett Collection / Rex Features ( 706314A ) Nobel Prize winning author Alexander Solzhenitsyn during the Gulag years 1945-1950. His most famous work, the Gulag Archipelago detailed the brutalities of the Stalinist regime in Russia and forced him into exile for 20 years until he returned to Russia after the fall of communism.

Alexandr Solzhenitsyn Mandatory Credit: Photo by CSU Archives / Everett Collection / Rex Features ( ) Nobel Prize winning author Alexander Solzhenitsyn during the Gulag years

Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse July 1877 – 9 August was a German poet, novelist, and painter.

Milan Kundera, author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being

25 Rare Photos of Famous Authors

Milan Kundera We can never know what to want, because, living only one life, we can neither compare it with our previous lives nor perfect it in our lives to come.” – Milan Kundera, author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being

dostoyevski

Photographic portrait of Dostoevsky, inscribed 1880 via Lame Duck Books. Have yet to see a cheerful picture of this great artist.

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