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The Times' 50 Greatest British Writers Since 1945

The Times newspaper's list of the 50 greatest postwar writers, first published in 2008. How many have you read?
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from thetimes.co.uk · made by squiresullen
avg. score: 12 of 50 (23%)
required scores: 1, 6, 8, 12, 16 

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Philip Larkin
Philip Larkin
2
George Orwell
George Orwell
3
William Golding
William Golding
4
Ted Hughes
Ted Hughes
5
Doris Lessing
Doris Lessing
6
J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien
7
V. S.  Naipaul
V. S. Naipaul
8
Muriel Spark
Muriel Spark
9
Kingsley Amis
Kingsley Amis
10
Angela Carter
Angela Carter
11
C.S. Lewis
C.S. Lewis
12
Iris Murdoch
Iris Murdoch
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13
Salman Rushdie
Salman Rushdie
14
Ian Fleming
Ian Fleming
15
Jan Morris
Jan Morris
16
Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl
17
Anthony Burgess
Anthony Burgess
18
Mervyn Peake
Mervyn Peake
19
Martin Amis
Martin Amis
20
Anthony Powell
Anthony Powell
21
Alan Sillitoe
Alan Sillitoe
22
John Le Carré
John Le Carré
23
Penelope Fitzgerald
Penelope Fitzgerald
24
Philippa Pearce
Philippa Pearce
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25
Barbara Pym
Barbara Pym
26
Beryl Bainbridge
Beryl Bainbridge
27
J.G. Ballard
J.G. Ballard
28
Alan Garner
Alan Garner
29
Alasdair Gray
Alasdair Gray
30
John Fowles
John Fowles
31
Derek Walcott
Derek Walcott
32
Kazuo Ishiguro
Kazuo Ishiguro
33
Anita Brookner
Anita Brookner
34
A. S. Byatt
A. S. Byatt
35
Ian Mcewan
Ian Mcewan
36
Geoffrey Hill
Geoffrey Hill
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37
Hanif Kureishi
Hanif Kureishi
38
Iain Banks
Iain Banks
39
George Mackay Brown
George Mackay Brown
40
A.J.P. Taylor
A.J.P. Taylor
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