Whether it is for children, teens or adults, there is a book for all. Very few become so popular that every person wants to read irrespective of the nation or region they live. There are few such authors that have evolved and spread their thoughts across the boundaries with the help of translation.
- Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie is a short story writer, novelist and a playwright. She is well known for her detective novels that keep the readers gripped. They evolve around the investigative work of the fictional story with characters like Hercule Poirot and Jane Marple. She also wrote the world’s longest-running play, murder mystery which was popularly known as Mousetrap. It has been translated into 7233 languages. Her well known translated works includes Murder on the Orient Express, And Then There Were None.
- Jules Verne
Verne was best known for his adventure novels. His main genre of writing remained Science fiction. He was a French novelist, poet, and playwright with his profound influence being on the literary genre which made over 4,781 translations from French. His famous work includes Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and Around the World in Eighty Days.
- William Shakespeare
Everyone is familiar with Shakespeare poems and drama. These drama emerged from his stories and recently TV shows are also been played based on his fictional stories.
He was an English poet, actor and a playwright. He is regarded as the greatest writer of all times who had a good command over English. This England’s national poet has over 4,281 translations from English. His notable works includes Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest and many more.
- Enid Blyton
Blyton was an English writer most famous among the kids. She also wrote under the pseudonym of Mary Pollock. Her famous work includes The Famous Five, Noddy and many more. She was one of the most famous storytellers of the 20th century. She has over 3,921 translations been made from English. Translation services in Mumbai plays a very important role in order to reach to a mass audience.
- Barbara Cartland
Barbara was famous for her romantic novels and has even been awarded as the bestselling authors. She was commercially successful worldwide during the 20th century. Her work is been translated into 3628 translations from English. A Sword to the Heart, Fascination in France remains to be her few famous works.
- Danielle Steel
Steel is an American novelist and is been awarded as the best selling author with over more than 800 million copies been sold. His romantic genre novels are very famous worldwide. He has over3,592 translations been made from English. Safe Harbor, A Perfect Stranger are few of his notable works.
- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Vladimir was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. This had a great influence on his writing as his work reflects this passion. Political theory was his genre and has his work been translated into 3,520 translations from Russian. Notable translated works includes What is to be done?, The Right of Nations to Self-Determination are few of them.
8. Hans Christian Anderson
Hans is a prolific writer and very famous among children. His fairy tales are best remembered among the children. Andersen’s popularity is not limited to children; his stories express themes that transcend age and nationality.
Andersen’s fairy tales have been translated into more than 125 languages and have become culturally embedded in the West’s collective consciousness. Some of his most famous fairy tales include “The Ugly Duckling”, “The nightingale”, “The Emperor’s New Clothes”, “The Snow Queen”, “The Little Mermaid” and many more. All these are been translated into 3354 languages from Danish.
- Stephen King
When it comes to horror and suspense, nobody does it better than Stephen. An American author of science fiction, fantasy mixed with suspense keeps the reader gripped throughout the story. The Shawshank Redemption, The Shining, are few of his famous novels written by Richard Bachman which remains to be pen name. His work is been translated into 3,354 translations from English.
- Jacob Grimm
Grimm is well known for his fairy tales first published under the name of Grimm brothers. His collection of fairytales are commonly known as Grimm’s Fairy tales. His work is been translated from German into 2,976 translations. “Snow White,” “Hansel and Gretel” are very famous.
Books have been translated into various languages in order to reach mass audience. To do so, there are many translation services in Mumbai, India who do a very good job. Whether its translation of books, documents or web pages, everything can be done.