When she died on 22 December 1943, Beatrix Potter left fourteen farms and 4000 acres of land to the National Trust, together with her flocks of Herdwick sheep. The Trust now owns 91 hill farms, many of which have a mainly Herdwick landlord's flock with a total holding of about 25000 sheep. This was her gift to the nation, her own beloved countryside for all to enjoy. Beatrix was the first woman to be elected president-designate of the Herdwick Sheepbreeders' Association, which continues to…

When she died on 22 December Beatrix Potter left fourteen farms and 4000 acres of land to the National Trust, together with her flocks of Herdwick sheep. The Trust now owns 91 hill farms, many of which have a mainly Herdwick landlord's flock with a

Black and White Rock n Roll Prints Vintage Prints Aimes Chairs

Black Bedroom Ideas, Inspiration For Master Bedroom Designs

Boris Pasternak (1890-1960) was a Russian poet and novelist whose epic Doctor Zhivago helped him win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958. Pasternak's novel was a controversial work in Russia and had to be smuggled out of the Soviet Union and published in Italy.In 1987 the Union of Soviet Writers posthumously reinstated Pasternak, giving him legitimacy in his home country.

Boris Pasternak (writer) - Died May Born February Wrote poetry, Dr. Zhivago and won a Nobel Prize for Literature

Harper Lee: American writer best known for her 1960 Pulitzer Prize winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird. It is Lee's only published book, but the critically-acclaimed bestseller made quite an impact on its own. Much of the book is autobiographical and details what Lee saw as a child growing up in the South. The powerful story deals with racial inequality and injustice in the Deep South.

Harper Lee Suing Former Agent Over To Kill A Mockingbird Rights

Harper Lee ~ Author of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' from Monroeville, Alabama (love this picture of one of my favorite Southern authors)

Antoine de St Exupéry, fue el escritor de "El principito", el idioma original de este libro es francés, este libro fue lanzado el 6 de abril de 1943.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry on How a Simple Human Smile Saved His Life

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry June 1900 – 31 July was an aristocrat French writer, poet and pioneering aviator.

29 Books You Should Definitely Bring To The Beach This Summer

29 Books You Should Definitely Bring To The Beach This Summer

25 January 1882 – 28 March was an English author, essayist, publisher, and writer of short stories, regarded as one of the foremost modernist literary.

Virginia Woolf in 1902.  Adeline Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) was an English author, essayist, publisher, and writer of short stories, regarded as one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century.

Julia Margaret Cameron, The portrait of Julia Jackson Mother of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell.

“Why do I write?  Because I find life unsatisfactory" - Tennessee Williams. The Glass Menagerie is one of his best know works.

1956 - Tennessee Williams - American Playwright & Author Of Many Stage Classics - By Yousuf Karsh

Virginia Woolf (25 Jan 1882–28 Mar 1941), English writer, and one of the foremost modernists of the 20th century. During the interwar period, she was a significant figure in London literary society and a central figure in the Bloomsbury Group. Her most famous works include the novels Mrs Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, and Orlando, and the book-length essay A Room of One's Own, with its famous dictum, "A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction." --Wikipedia

“ Virginia Wolff smoking while reading. Photograph by Gisèle Freund (German, In London, Freund photographed Woolf with her cigarette holder and books, and Virginia and Leonard.

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