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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?

 

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    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."


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    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.

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    Wesman Todd Shaw 4 years ago

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

    YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

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    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!

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    William Benner (Highvoltagewriter) 4 years ago

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

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    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....

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    Wesman Todd Shaw 4 years ago

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

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    Wesman Todd Shaw 4 years ago

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

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    Wesman Todd Shaw 4 years ago

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


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    Wesman Todd Shaw 4 years ago

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


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