Authors of the 20th Century

Authors who started their careers in the 20th century.

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  • Thomas Bernhard: Austrian author and playwright known for his highly critical, nihilistic views and causing the biggest theatre scandal in Austrian history.
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein

  • Georges Simenon, prolific Belgian-French writer of pulp novels, detective fiction and psychological fiction, creator of Inspector Maigret.


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