Through reading we come across various situations and locations we will not see and encounter persons we will never notice. But beyond the words, is a writer who has a personal life behind the pages. As a freelance writer at Research Prospect one of the most important part of my writing too is my Bookshelf too. There are some women listed below who have encloses their work of massive worth. These writers have a life worth listening to and admiring just like their characters. They have the command to enclose their imaginations and experiences into something that one can read and encounter their selves.
At the beginning of her career, Chilean-American Allende got replaced from the job translation novels to Spanish from English, as she keeps on changing the conversations to appear the women smarter and change the climax of the novel to get them agencies more. This was only the before time expressions of her feminism, which happens to become more strong as time changes. Her novels frequently fall into the domain of magical realism, after having faced some hardships in life- Pinochet’s rise to potentiality in Chile.
“You are the storyteller of your own life, and you can create your own legend, or not.“ – Isabel Allende
In her early 30s, Kingsolver started writing after exploring numerous other interests, such as a bachelor’s degree in biology. Her interest and knowledge of science sometimes mark in her work with a natural theme. She never writes to get fame. She emphasizes more social activism in her all projects. Feminism and environmentalism are two main causes of her campaign. For her literature on social change, the Bellwether prize was awarded. Her books are often ambitious and far-reaching, covering many themes and introduce readers to a world that they have never visited.
“The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.”– Barbara Kingsolver
In 2013 at the age of 28, Catton turn out to win the Man Booker Prize award at this young age and for her second novel, The Luminaries. She was Canadian born and brought up in New Zealand, she currently lives there. The Luminaries, has a history of New Zealand as a background for her story which many of us have never been observed. She was sharply criticized and give rise to a political scandal after some of her very crucial comments about the governments of New Zealand, Australia, and Canada but she rejects to step down and carry on with her voice to be heard.
“Love cannot be reduced to a catalogue of reasons why, and a catalogue of reasons cannot be put together into love.” – Eleanor Catton
She was born in Canada in 1931, in her early 80s still holds out greater heights. Undoubtedly if not the best but one of the best short contemporary story writers. She portrays honest and striking human relationships have made her earn a number of prizes, such as the Man Booker International Prize in 2009 and the Nobel Prize in Literature (2013). Ambitious and aspiring writers read her stories for their time-bending structure and unavoidable flow. The theme of her writing can teach a thing or two to anyone regarding how to live. She does not write happy endings, so do not expect to have glossed-over versions of demanding stories.
“Never underestimate the meanness in people’s souls… Even when they’re being kind… especially when they’re being kind.”- Alice Munro
She broke into the literary world in 2000, with her very first novel, White Teeth. Her novel illustrates the friendship between an Englishman and Bangladeshi and their families in London. This project made a huge success and marks her entry into the uppermost level of contemporary writers. Time also involve her in their list of 100 best English language novels from 1925-2003. The child of a Jamaican mother and an English father, she brought up in London and studied at Cambridge.
“The secret to editing your work is simple: you need to become its reader instead of its writer.” – Zadie Smith
Indian immigrant’s daughter who brought up in New Zealand. Her first publications consist of short stories, “Interpreter of Maladies” being the most famous and won the O. Henry award for best story. The Namesake, her first novel, restyled into a film in 2003 after its publication. In a country, who has built through immigrants, it is important to survey emotional and mental circumstances for the immigrants and their families.
“You are still young, free.. Do yourself a favor. Before it’s too late, without thinking too much about it first, pack a pillow and a blanket and see as much of the world as you can. You will not regret it. One day it will be too late.” – Jhumpa Lahiri
Morrison’s publications direct the heavy affair of race in America through the characters. Before she started writing, being an editor she played a vital role in putting forward black writers. The Bluest Eyes, her first publication in 1970, the story revolves around a black girl who longs for attractiveness and thinks she can only get by having blue eyes. Since then, she has written numerous novels, children’s books and plays, works of fiction. Her publication in 1987, Beloved is worth reading. She has won Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1988 and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993.
“Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.”–Toni Morrison
One of the most intriguing facts about Morgenstern is that she has written just one book. She is an author as well as a multimedia artist. The book is called “The Night Circus” and was indeed a success. The story is of the fantasy genre and revolves around a magical circus that appears unalarmed at night. It is full of breathtaking amazements, however, it is only open at night. The story also discusses the duel between two fierce magicians Celia and Marco, but they’re not aware that this is a game only one can win, what’s more, the carnival is the ideal spot to test their capacities.
Just like most stories the two ended up falling in love with one another. A deep true sense of love that makes the lights flicker at the slightest touch. The kind of love that wraps a room in its warmth. Nevertheless, they have to play the game, and one winner must come out. Not only does this game involve Celia’s and Marco’s fate but it involves the fate of a handful of people from the group of incredible performers to the most talented acrobats. This book does a wonderful job of making the reader escape into a magical world, making you eager to imagine what if such a thing exists, would you ever be able to experience it. Morgenstern along with writing a book also participated in micro fiction. She writes short stories with briefer lines and images that are accessible on her website.
“Most maidens are perfectly capable of rescuing themselves in my experience, at least the ones worth something, in any case.” – Erin Morgenstern