Authors Who Wrote One Novel
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There are a fair few authors who see their first novel published and think: “what shall I write next?” They come back for more, like addicts, publishing novel after novel - often saying broadly the same thing over and over again.
Worse still is the author who dispassionately selects disparate topics, say, 70s working class Brighton punks for their first novel, and then Dynasty-era Chinese farmers, who then still write the same novel.
There is a lot to be said for just writing one novel: it automatically credits you with a modicum of mystery, and of course there’s the tacit implication, that you basically nailed it with your first go.
Here's our round up of the best authors who followed the one novel route: