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Alex contains articles about 5818 authors. 943 of these are translated into English. has been a main database resource in Swedish schools and libraries for 20 years.




Alex Dictionary of Authors

The Alex Dictionary of Authors contains information about fiction authors from around the world

The dictionary contains all kinds of fiction authors, including classical writers, Nobel Prize winners, contemporary popular writers, children's book writers etc.


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Austen, Jane
1775 - 1817

The English author Jane Austen was born in 1775 in Steventon, Hampshire as the second last of seven children. Her father was a well-to-do vicar with literary interests, and his daughter learned to read and write with his help. Jane Austen and her favorite sister Cassandra attended a girls' school...

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