[DWJ] Survey Part 1: Favourite Authors

Hallie O'Donovan hallieod at indigo.ie
Fri Mar 24 06:17:56 EST 2006


Peter Ackroyd
Douglas Adams,
Joan Aiken
Louisa May Alcott
Margery Allingham
A A Attanasio
Margaret Attwood (2)
Jane Austen (8)
Nancy Atherton (especially Aunt Dimity's Death)

Kage Baker
Gael Baudino
Nina Beachcroft
Rebecca Sean Borgstrom
Gillian Bradshaw (2)
Elinor M. Brent-Dyer
Steven Brust (4)
Lois McMaster Bujold (9)
Charles Butler
Octavia E. Butler

John Dickson Carr (Carter Dickson)
Jonathan Carroll (except After Silence)
Angela Carter
Sarah Caudwell,
Jonathan Coe - esp What a Carve Up
Susan Cooper (5)
Caroline Courtney
Gwendoline Courtney (2)

Elizabeth David
Robertson Davies
Richard Dawkins,
Pamela Dean
Charles De Lint (3)
Philip Dick
Dickens
O. Douglas
Dave Duncan
Dorothy Dunnett, with her Lymond series the best overall
Gerald Durrell

Edward Eager
Umberto Eco
Elizabeth Enright
Anne Fausto-Sterling
Jasper Fforde (5)

Anne Fine
Lynn Flewelling (2)
Antonia Forest (2)
Richard Fortey
Timothy Findley
Neil Gaiman (3)
Janice Galloway
Alan Garner  (2)
Rumer Godden
Max Goldt,
Elizabeth Goudge (2)
Alasdair Gray
Kerry Greenwood

Shannon Hale (2)
Zenna Henderson
Hergé
Georgettte Heyer (4)
Saki Hiwatari
Robin Hobb
  Peter Hoeg
Nina Kiriki Hoffman
Tanya Huff (2)
Eva Ibbotson
Michael Innes
Tove Jansson (3)

Yuki Kaori
Guy Gavriel Kay (3)
Susanna Kearsley
Carol Kendall
Rosemary Kirstein
Laurie R. King
Barbara Kingsolver

Harper Lee
Sharon Lee/Steve Miller
Ursula Le Guin (5)
Madeleine L'Engle (3 - 1 is not all her books and 1 is for her non-fiction)
Donna Leon
C.S. Lewis (3)
A.A. Milne (3)
Anne McCaffrey
Hilary McKay
Patricia McKillip (2)
Robin McKinley (5)
Charlotte Macleod,
Ken Macleod
Michelle Magorian
Margaret Mahy (4)
Thomas Mann
L.M. Montgomery (2)
Toni Morrison

Violet Needham
E. Nesbit  (4)
Garth Nix (5)
George Orwell (Non-F)
Elsie J. Oxenham
Charles Palliser
Mervyn Peake
Tamora Pierce
Annie Proulx
Manuel Puig
Phillip Pullman (3)
Terry Pratchett (4)

Ian Rankin
Arthur Ransome
Philip Reeve
Nora Roberts (some of her books only)
J.K. Rowling (2)
Greg Rucka

Dorothy L. Sayers (2)
Melissa Scott
Shakespeare
Sharon Shinn (except Jenna Starborn)
Sei Shonagan
Michael Slade's horror/slasher books
Alexander McCall Smith (2)
Sherwood Smith
Edmund Spenser
Staynes and Storey
Caroline Stevermer
Noel Streatfeild
Theodore Sturgeon
Essie Summers
Rosemary Sutcliff (2)

Josephine Tey
Angela Thirkell
J.R.R. Tolkien (4)
Geoffrey Trease (2)
Megan Whalen Turner (3)

John Verney
Salley Vickers
Cynthia Voigt (3)
Sarah Waters
Freda Warrington (the vampire books, The Rainbow 
Gate, Dark Cathedral & Pagan Moon)
Martha Wells, (6)
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Connie Willis (3)
P.G. Wodehouse (2)
Virginia Woolf (Non-F)
Patricia Wrede
Dornford Yates


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