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30 Famous Authors On Fame

Spoiler alert: Fame isn't all it's cracked up to be. That's the overriding message from these 30 author quotes, but it's probably worth bearing in mind that many didn't find fame until long after they'd shuffled off this mortal coil. So, maybe, pinch of salt?

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(Images: Rex)

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