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By Stephen Smith

An Inkwell of Pen Names tells the tales of a hundred authors' pen names in 100 brief chapters. Many different authors who used pen names are mentioned by the way. beneficial properties of the compendium contain pen names starting with each letter of the alphabet, authors from twenty-five international locations, the recipients of the Nobel Prize for literature who used pseudonyms, and a balanced choice of women and men authors.

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Arouet challenged the chevalier to a duel, but Rohan refused. In April 1726 Arouet was arrested for carrying pistols in the street and was again sent to the Bastille. The author offered to leave France if he were released. A bargain was struck and Arouet sailed to England in May. When he returned to France three years later Arouet’s writings were beginning to become a force for social change. Paul French (Isaac Asimov) 1920-1992 On this foundation would I build my fame, And emulate the Greek and Roman name.

Then he served as second secretary at the British embassy in Vienna. Later he represented his country in Copenhagen, Athens, Lisbon, and Madrid. Finally, Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli appointed Bulwer-Lytton governor-general of India, a post he held from 1875 to 1880. Bulwer-Lytton returned to England in 1880 and lived on his estate until 1887 when he was appointed ambassador to Paris. It was there that the popular diplomat died four years later. King Poppy, a satirical epic poem which is said to be Bulwer-Lytton’s finest work, was published posthumously in 1892.

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