megzam: weirdvintage: Mystery writer Agatha Christie with her surf board “Fred” in 1922.  She was one of the earliest Britons to master stand-up surfing while visiting Hawaii. (via Retronaut) OH MY LOVE.

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Portrait of Mystery Novelist Agatha Christie

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Alice Walker circa 1970

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Agatha Christie and her books. Although I'm partial towards floor-to-ceiling bookcases, if only for aesthetic purposes, I have to remind myself that low bookcases are friendlier towards five-foot me.

A Peek Inside the Libraries of Famous Writers

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Zadie Smith

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Agatha Christie

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I think this is officially my favourite author photo of all time. RIP Margaret Mahy. You will be much missed.

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RIP margaret mahy | Tumblr

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Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Mary Roberts Rinehart

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Agatha Christie, writer

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Enid Blyton made childhood magic

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Louisa May Alcott, writing

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Patricia Highsmith

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James Tiptree Jr

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Margaret Mitchell

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Patricia Highsmith, not suffering fools gladly or otherwise.

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Zora Neal Hurston...Pioneer of women writers...

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Nan Chauncy

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Xiao Hong

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Vita Sackville-West

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Virginia Woolf

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<span style="font-size:medium;"><strong>Mary Wollstonecraft, Britain</strong></span><br>In 18th century Britain, Mary Wollstonecraft made the unprecedented claim that the rights of women are equal to those of men. In her two most famous works, A Vindication of the Rights of Men (1790) and A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1791), she takes on Edmund Burke with her then-radical feminism.

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Fatma Aliye Topuz, the first Turkish female novelist

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