But for me, and I suspect many others, the funniest books of all time are the Just William books. On the other hand, I do have some favourites, which include: 1.Born in , Jane Austen is known for six novels, all set among the aristocracy and fundamentally romantic, but each also containing much humour and social commentary. What thrilled me was that he made it seem normal — and funny — to worry. S Byatt contains all the elements of a good novel for me. Interesting fact: More than million copies of the Harry Potter books have been sold around the world, and they have been translated into 74 different languages. And the most important thing is that we mind about them. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold is such an amazing book. I think that a lot of what draws one to a writer is a the way they write, rather than precisely what they are saying. Everybody was reading it and declaring it hilarious, satirical and miraculous.
Jenn Ashworth Who are your favourite writers and why? She studied French and Classics at the University of Exeter.
To be a good at fiction writing you need to read. He also included his own B. InOrwell moved into the Suffolk village of Southwold, where he lived for five years.
If the idea of a stage school comedy sounds worryingly winsome, Fitzgerald dodges sentimentality and predictability. Possession by A.