Literary Estates

Literary Estates

97 items We are proud to represent some of the UK's richest and most prestigious literary estates.

David Beaty

David Beaty
Non fiction author

Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett
Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) is widely recognised as one of the greatest dramatists of the twentieth century. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1969.

Lillian Beckwith

Lillian Beckwith
Novelist and writer of non-fiction

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Josephine Bell
Novelist and short story writer

Gordon Beningfield

Gordon Beningfield
Artist and author of non-fiction

E. C. Bentley

E C Bentley
Journalist and novelist

Isiah Berlin

Isaiah Berlin
Author of non-fiction

Wilfred Blunt

Wilfrid Blunt
Author of non-fiction

Elizabeth Bowen

Elizabeth Bowen
Novelist, short story writer and essayist

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Wynyard Browne
Playwright and writer for film

Malcolm Bradbury

Malcolm Bradbury
Non-fiction writer, novelist, literary critic and writer for television

Alan Bullock

Alan Bullock
Biographer and author of non-fiction

E H Carr

E H Carr
Historian and non-fiction writer

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Vera Caspary
Novelist and writer of screenplays

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Henry Cecil
Novelist, playwright and short story writer

Sir Francis Chichester

Francis Chichester
Author of non-fiction

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Sir Winston Churchill
Non-fiction writer, journalist, essayist, biographer and novelist

Nevil Coghill

Nevill Coghill
Novelist and author of non-fiction

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Beverley Cross
Playwright and writer for film

Glyn Daniel

Glyn Daniel
Novelist and author of non-fiction

Joyce Dennys

Joyce Dennys
Novelist and short story writer

Daphne du Maurier (c) The Chichester Partnership

Daphne du Maurier
Novelist, short story writer, author of non-fiction and playwright

Alfred Duggan

Alfred Duggan
Novelist and author of non-fiction

Lord Dunsany

Lord Dunsany
Novelist, poet, playwright and short story writer

Francis Durbridge

Francis Durbridge
Playwright and novelist

Gerald Durrell

Gerald Durrell
Author and naturalist

Lawrence Durrell © Caroline Forbes

Lawrence Durrell
Novelist, playwright and poet

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H F Ellis
Author of fiction

William Empson

William Empson
Poet and author of non-fiction

Martin Esslin

Martin Esslin
Author of non-fiction

Frederick Exlye credit Jason Brown

Frederick Exley
Writer of fiction and non-fiction

Keith Flyod © Paul Mitchell

Keith Floyd
Chef and food writer

George MacDonald Fraser

George MacDonald Fraser
Novelist and playwright

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William Gerhardie
Novelist and author of non-fiction

Stella Gibbons

Stella Gibbons
Novelist, poet and short-story writer

James Hilton

James Hilton
Novelist and writer for film

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John Buxton Hilton
Novelist and author of non-fiction

Evan Hunter (aka Ed McBain)

Evan Hunter
Novelist and writer for film

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Robert Rhodes James
Biographer and author of non-fiction

Pamela Hansford Johnson

Pamela Hansford Johnson
Novelist, playwright and poet

C L R James

C L R James
Non-fiction writer, journalist, essayist, biographer

Margaret Kennedy

Margaret Kennedy
Novelist and playwright

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James Leasor
Novelist and non-fiction writer

Bernard Levin

Bernard Levin
Journalist, novelist and author of non-fiction

Colin McInnes

Colin MacInnes
Novelist, journalist and essayist

A A Milne

A A Milne
Novelist, essayist, poet, playwright and author of children's books

Brian Moore

Brian Moore
Novelist and writer for film

Patricia Moyes

Patricia Moyes
Novelist and writer for film

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David Nokes
Non-fiction writer, biographer, novelist

Gilda O'Neill

Gilda O'Neill
Author and non-fiction writer

John Prebble

John Prebble
Journalist, novelist and writer for film

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Peter Quennell

Writer of fiction, poetry and biographies

Simon Raven

Simon Raven
Novelist, essayist, playwright and writer for film

R C Sherriff

RC Sherriff
Playwright and novelist

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May Sinclair
Novelist, short story writer and poet

C P Snow

C P Snow
Novelist and author of non-fiction

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Richard Trench
Journalist and travel writer

Warren Tute

Warren Tute
Novelist and writer for television & radio

Rex Warner

Rex Warner
Poet and novelist

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Colin Watson

Writer of comic detective novels

Ursula Moray Williams

Ursula Moray Williams
Novelist, illustrator and author of children's books

Angus Wilson

Angus Wilson
Novelist and short story writer

Lin Yutang

Lin Yutang
Novelist and translator