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The Scarlet Pimpernel became a favourite of London audiences, playing more than 2, performances and becoming one of the most popular shows staged in England to that date.
Orczy gained a following of readers in Britain and throughout the world. The popularity of the novel encouraged her to write a number of sequels for her "reckless daredevil" over the next 35 years. The play was performed to great acclaim in France, Italy, Germany and Spain, while the novel was translated into 16 languages.
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Lewis and J. Another significant writer is Alan Garner author of Elidor , while Terry Pratchett is a more recent fantasy writer. Roald Dahl rose to prominence with his children's fantasy novels , such as James and the Giant Peach and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory , often inspired by experiences from his childhood, which are notable for their often unexpected endings, and unsentimental, dark humour. Rowling author of the highly successful Harry Potter series and Philip Pullman famous for his His Dark Materials trilogy are other significant authors of fantasy novels for younger readers.
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