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Stuchtey, Martin R.
Avaliable from: Martin R. Stuchtey is founding and acting shareholder of SystemiQ Ltd, a company specialising in large environment programmes. Prior to that, he held various management roles at McKinsey, most recently as Director of the Center for Business & Environment. Enkvist was a McKinsey advisor for 15 years and a member of the McKinsey team for the last seven years.
Mr Zumwinkel is President of the Deutsche Post Foundation and its SUN Institute for Environment and Sustainability. Previously he was Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Post, now Deutsche Post DHL, and is now a McKinsey Sr. In addition, he has held positions on a number of committees, among others at Lufthansa, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Telekom.
All the great authors who have been neglected by the story.
Agatha Christie's favorite crime thriller character, who won the 1973 Booker Prize, and a man who allegedly knocked out 100 million words and created an archetypical young boy anti-hero, what do they have in common? No. The author's name is Agatha Christie. Even the most prolific author's egos will wither. Now they are among the characters who fill a new, thought-provoking guide: the book of the forgot authors by Christopher Fowler.
Her companions reach from pioneers of experimentation to once-loved authors of infants, from professional literature writers to Doyenne's historic romanticism: together, their destinies shed a light on the processes by which immortal literature is made. Fowler says his educational novel was "one of the greatest and least widely reinterpreted London books ever to have been published, probably an East End adaptation of Les Miserables.
" There is Mary Elizabeth Braddon, who began to write and graduate to''Sensation'' stories like Lady Audley's Secret, which indicate the fears of Victorians when she was a kid. Her own sensationalism aroused when it turned out that she had lived with her husband (his woman was in a madhouse) near the city of Byddy, and until her demise she and her ravishing stories are said to have become "a part of England".
He was also the first author in the story to have three simultaneous bestselling titles in the New York Times. As Fowler quotes: "When the disenchanted 1970' came, his wonderfully corrosive cartoon myths became irrelevant. "Dennis became the CEO of McDonald's and apparently never admits to having been a publisher phenomen.
At first glance, his books seem to be simple detective stories, but there is much more behind them. He has become a posthumous icon - that is, slim, albeit glowing - but he should have become world-famous, emphasizes Fowler. This gift produced unexpectedly cheerful fiction full of ragged cartoon timings and seductive dialogues that no longer exist.
Maclaren Ross found his way into Anthony Powell's A Dance to the Music of Time, camouflaged as "impecunious and thirdsty bohemian" novel singer X Trapnel, but in reality he was hindered by being too latecomer for the Waugh kit and joining the Angry Young Men too early. Today you can find one of the most productive authors in the story, hardly any of his novels - full of stories about the school boy Derring-do.
Hamilton's best chance of immortal literature seemed to be his work Billy Bunter, but with his "calorically challenged" build and slave-stick heroics, which often end in a stick, he would never enter the twenty-first century. In the 1940', when she was in the 60 s, she released 16'Bibliomysteries' with Henry Gamadge, a cat-loving New York rarity specialist who deals with a number of painstakingly elaborated riddles against atmospheric backgrounds.
Perhaps, except that she was a favorite novelist during her tenure and was honored with an Edgar by the Mystery Worlders of America in 1960. After all, the causes for the ambiguity of a remarkable novelist are as varied as the authors themselves. Fowler's deed entertainment that different causative part seem to underestimate their own product (I sometimes astonishment that a third-rate literate kind I've been competent to conserve myself as a second-rate literate", same John Collier, maker of the Sardonian, imagination message-with-a-slash), loneliness (Regency emotion maker Georgette Heyer never gave an interrogation), and kind (with celebrity example, performer literate literate don'tendency to be appropriately appropriated enough to conserve).
Fashions strike popular fashions particularly harshly; they strive to catch the mentality of their age. Although their reputation and titles are almost non-existent today, many of the authors assembled in this volume have contributed to the literature eco-system and later fed on the more well-known people.
Wrinkled used paperback books can sometimes produce tasty smells of serendipity, such as when Fowler tried to find a copy of Where the Rainbow Ends by Clifford Mills - an example of a work that was rightly entombed thanks to his fascistic tendencies. As Fowler opened the front door, he found his own name, typed by his seven-year-old self.