Alan Mac Clyde is the pseudonym of two different French authors of pornographic novels, the first active in the 1930s, the second in the 1950s.
Alasdair Gray (born 28 December 1934) is a Scottish writer and artist. His acclaimed first novel, Lanark (1981), written over almost 30 years, was described by The Guardian as “one of the landmarks of 20th-century fiction.” Poor Things (1992) won him a Whitbread Novel Award and Guardian Fiction Prize. He calls himself a civic nationalist […]
James Havoc is the pen-name of James Williamson, a British extreme writer of esoteric horror and erotica from Plymouth. Moving to Brighton in later life, he made friends with Alan McGee of Creation Records and became chief editor of Creation Books, Creation Records’ book division. McGee has commented on Williamson/Havoc in his autobiography, Creation Stories […]
Algernon Charles Swinburne (5 April 1837 – 10 April 1909) was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and critic. He wrote several novels and collections of poetry such as Poems and Ballads, and contributed to the famous Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica. Swinburne wrote about many taboo topics, such as lesbianism, cannibalism, sado-masochism, and anti-theism. […]
Caro Soles is a Canadian author of science fiction, mystery and erotica literature, who has published work both in her own name and under the pen name Kyle Stone. Previously a high school French language teacher, when Soles decided she wanted to become a writer she initially tried her hand at a romance novel, instead […]
Daniel Defoe (/dɪˈfoʊ/; c. 1660 – 24 April 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy. He is most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe, which is second only to the Bible in its number of translations. He has been seen as one of the earliest proponents of the English […]