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13 Facts About Famous Authors That Will Make You See Them Differently

I don't know what to believe anymore.

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2. The author of Famous Five and Secret Seven Series, Enid Blyton, hated kids and got hopping mad whenever children made a racket in her neighborhood.

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Even her younger daughter Imogen called her, "arrogant, insecure, pretentious and without a trace of maternal instinct."

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8. William S. Burroughs, the author of Naked Lunch, shot his wife in the head during a drunken attempt at playing William Tell.

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The controversial beat writer had also once chopped the top joint of his finger to gift his ex-boyfriend but instead presented it to his psychiatrist, who freaked out and committed him to a private clinic.

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