Brighton Line - pastHistorical books
All of these authors had a strong connection to Brighton. They either lived in and around Brighton, were born in the area or wrote books with a strong connection to Brighton and East Sussex.
|Aleister Crowley (1875 - 1947)Author and Occultist, spent his final years in Hastings. Cremated in Brighton||Arnold Bennett (1867 - 1931)Author, lived in Rottingdean|
|Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898)Brighton born illustrator and author||Clementina Black (1853 - 1922)Author and Womens Rights Campaigner. Born in Brighton.|
|Edward Carpenter (1844 - 1929)Poet, author and philosopher, born in Hove||Enid Bagnold (October 1889 - 1981)Author and Playwright. Lived in Rottingdean|
|Ivy Compton-Burnett (1884 - 1969)Author, lived in Hove||Marie Corelli (1855 - 1924)Author, convalesced at the Kings Hotel, Brighton|
|Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1835 - 1915)Author and Actress, lived in Brighton.||William Black (1841 - 1898)Author lived in Brighton|
|William Harrison Ainsworth (1805 - 1882)English Historical Novelist, lived in Brighton||Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)Politician, Author and Artist, went to school in Hove|