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If you could bring one author back from the dead in the prime of their life to write another book - who would it be?


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Posted on Jun 3, 2012 11:41:24 AM PDT
Stuart kaminsky. His inspector rostnikov mysteries are wonderful.

Posted on Jun 3, 2012 5:17:56 PM PDT
Terry Yates says:
For me it would be P.G. Woodhouse and O. Henry. I can't get enough of them.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 4, 2012 1:13:38 PM PDT
Code Talker says:
I too would love more Chee & Leaphorn adventures! With real native american myths, great descriptive locations and interesting blending of the past and present day, I've re-read everything several times and get something new each time.

Posted on Jun 8, 2012 2:34:36 PM PDT
Douglas Adams. No contest.

Posted on Jun 14, 2012 10:55:03 PM PDT
Frank Herbert or James Michener

Posted on Jun 14, 2012 11:51:13 PM PDT
Barbara says:
James A. Crumley

James A. Crumley: "When I finally caught up with Abraham Trahearne, he was drinking beer with an alcoholic bulldog named Fireball Roberts in a ramshackle joint just outside of Sonoma, California, drinking the heart right out of a fine spring afternoon."
The Last Good Kiss  (1978)

Posted on Jun 15, 2012 5:20:43 PM PDT
J. W. Scales says:
Jules Verne, Mark Twain, or James Clavell, take your pick.

Posted on Jun 15, 2012 5:32:46 PM PDT
John Lennon.

Posted on Jun 16, 2012 12:55:10 AM PDT
Mervyn Peake.

Posted on Jun 16, 2012 7:12:26 AM PDT
Tod Norg says:
Second that! Mervyn Peake

Posted on Jun 18, 2012 2:11:51 PM PDT
Reminds me of what Hemingway said in a piece about Conrad, (this from Tom Stoppard's "Reflections on Ernest Hemingway") When Joseph Conrad died, Ernest Hemingway, by way of an obituary notice, wrote a little piece in the TRANSATLANTIC REVIEW, in October 1924, and what he said was that if it could be shown that by grinding T. S. Eliot down to a fine powder, and by sprinkling the powder upon Conrad's grave, then Conrad would immediately jump out of his grave and commence to write, then he, Hemingway, would leave for London immediately with a sausage grinder in his luggage.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 23, 2014 12:28:28 PM PST
Langston says:
Lynn's Angels: The True Story of E. Lynn Harris and the Women Who Loved Him

Posted on Jan 24, 2014 6:46:42 AM PST
James Clavel - Shogun author

Posted on Jan 24, 2014 5:10:31 PM PST
Robert Parker

Posted on Jan 24, 2014 8:20:55 PM PST
Mark Twain, His stories were so vivid that I expected to run into Tom, Becky or Huckleberry on a recent visit to Hannibal Missouri.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 24, 2014 8:24:06 PM PST
Love Jane Austen too. What is your favorite book?

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 24, 2014 8:25:27 PM PST
Love Twain, What was your favorite book and character?

Posted on Jan 25, 2014 8:19:28 AM PST
Drea says:
Donald Goines

Posted on Jan 25, 2014 7:20:52 PM PST
Anne Fleming says:
I wouldn't have to look back very far: I've yet to find a replacement for Michael Crichton (at his prime) or Douglas Adams. Wish they were still around to entertain us all.

Posted on Jan 25, 2014 7:39:49 PM PST
NonnaBAC says:
Margaret Mitchell to write sequel to Gone with the Wind and Harper Lee to write another novel.

Posted on Jun 10, 2014 9:39:22 PM PDT
Edgar Allen Poe and Rex Stout

Posted on Jun 11, 2014 5:33:22 PM PDT
R. Wilde says:
Hmm. Tough question.

Does Moses count as an author, or just a transcriptionist? Then there's always Solomon, or one of the Apostles.

Just to mess with people's minds. :)

Posted on Jun 20, 2014 6:44:33 PM PDT
P. Scott says:
Margaret Mitchell.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 20, 2014 6:59:53 PM PDT
NonnaBAC says:
Agre!

Posted on Jun 26, 2014 10:58:29 PM PDT
Arlene says:
Vince Flynn. I loved every one of his books. At the young age of 47 he lost his fight with cancer.
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