Wesman Todd Shaw profile image 93

Who was the greatest American Novelist?


Let me first state that if you think Steven King is an answer to this question - please go away. America has had some great novelist, who do you think was the greatest American Novelist?

sort by best latest

Austinstar profile image77

Best Answer Austinstar says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • Wesman Todd Shaw profile image

    Wesman Todd Shaw 4 years ago

    Austinstar!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thanks, I knew you'd have some good ones if you showed up!!! Vonnegut might be my very favourite...I favour Steinbeck and Hemingway, but I'd never be able to say "this guy is my fave."


  • See all 2 comments
Georgie Lowery profile image94

Georgianna Lowery (Georgie Lowery) says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
maven101 profile image79

maven101 says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • Wesman Todd Shaw profile image

    Wesman Todd Shaw 4 years ago

    I believe that Hemingway and Lewis won NOBEL prizes for Literature!!!!!!!!!! I'll have to fact check that though.

    Also, Faulkner and Steinbeck did.

starme77 profile image87

starme77 says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • Highvoltagewriter profile image

    William Benner (Highvoltagewriter) 4 years ago

    As far Children books, I can not think of any Americans that were better!

point2make profile image81

point2make says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • Wesman Todd Shaw profile image

    Wesman Todd Shaw 4 years ago

    Point2make!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

Eric Calderwood profile image82

Eric Calderwood says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
alancaster149 profile image85

Alan Robert Lancaster (alancaster149) says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • Wesman Todd Shaw profile image

    Wesman Todd Shaw 4 years ago

    alancaster149 - Oh I'd never take that easy a way out...with Shakespeare! He's too obvious a choice!!!!!!! I like Chaucer quite a lot, REALLY, I do!

timmathisen profile image89

timmathisen says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • Wesman Todd Shaw profile image

    Wesman Todd Shaw 4 years ago

    Faulkner, and Hemingway won Nobel prizes...do you think the Pulitzer is more prestigious?


  • See all 2 comments
Uninvited Writer profile image82

Susan Keeping (Uninvited Writer) says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • Wesman Todd Shaw profile image

    Wesman Todd Shaw 4 years ago

    I've not read them all, but certainly I loved the ones that I have read!!!!!!!!

MickS profile image75

MickS says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • Wesman Todd Shaw profile image

    Wesman Todd Shaw 4 years ago

    I'm now ashamed that I ...don't even know who William Gibson is!


  • See all 4 comments
Highvoltagewriter profile image86

William Benner (Highvoltagewriter) says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • Wesman Todd Shaw profile image

    Wesman Todd Shaw 4 years ago

    I spent my early teen years reading every King novel published at the time...I'm so burned out on S.K....

thost profile image60

thost says

4 years ago
 |  Comment
  • Wesman Todd Shaw profile image

    Wesman Todd Shaw 4 years ago

    Thanks very much, Sir - he is certainly high up on the list!!!!!!!!!!!!

working