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Times UK: The 50 greatest British writers since 1945

Tuesday, Jan 08, 2008 at 4:50pm

Bookman Beattie points to the Times pronouncement of the 50 greatest British writers since 1945. These lists are always interesting, and most people disagree with them.

The top ten, as per the Times:
1. Philip Larkin
2. George Orwell
3. William Golding
4. Ted Hughes
5. Doris Lessing
6. J. R. R. Tolkien
7. V. S. Naipaul
8. Muriel Spark
9. Kingsley Amis
10. Angela Carter

Anyone care to weigh in on the 10 greatest Canadian writers since 1945?

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