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Alex contains articles about 5694 authors. 880 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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Shelley, Mary
1797 - 1851

The author Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley was born in England as the daughter of the pioneering feminist Mary Wollstonecraft and the radical philosopher and author William Godwin. As a 19 year old she ran away with the Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, and for several years they lived in...

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