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Great Authors of the British Isles: The Genre Innovators

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Horror, science fiction, cautionary tales, detective novels and spy thrillers are all literary genres British authors pioneered. Mary Shelley gives rise to Frankenstein, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle introduces Sherlock Holmes. H.G. Wells authors The Time Machine while Huxley and Orwell pen dystopian novels. Agatha Christie, the first woman of detective fiction, begins her career, and Ian Fleming writes the first James Bond Spy Thriller.

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Runtime: 28 minutes 51 seconds

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