Top 5 authors who wrote books in prison

2 min


0
1 comment

books written by authors in jailHey guys, let me ask you a wierd question..what would you do if you were sentenced to jail? there are some guys whom we call them authors who wrote books in prison which made them famous. So let’s look into top 5 of those authors and books they wrote.

1.MARTIN LUTHER KING

He was a social-activist who played key role in American civil rights movement until his assaination in 1968.He was arrested 29 times for misdemeanor offences related to his civil rights protest.He spent most of his life in prison.LETTERS FROM BIRMINGHAM CITY JAIL is the book that was written in prison.

photo of martin luther kingLetters from birmingham city jail

2.NELSON MANDELA

He is the man who spent 27 years in a prison fighting for freedom of his country and latter became president.He is also called as MADIBA which is sign of respect.CONVERSATION WITH MYSELF is the book that he wrote during his prison life.

Nelson mandelanelson mandela book conversation with myself

3.MARCOPOLO

This author travelled for almost 24 years and about 15,000 miles and returned to Venice during war between Genoa and Venice.And he was prisoned for the only reason of being venetia.Recounting his travels he wrote THE TRAVELS OF MARCOPOLO in jail.

travels of marcopolo

4.OSCAR WILDE

This author was imprisioned for indecency and spent a hard time in prison but allowed to write and not permitted to re-read them. He wrote DE PROFUNDIS book in prison.This book is a letter written by Oscar Wilde during his imprisonment in Reading Goal to Bosie. In its first half Wilde recounts their previous relationship and extravagant lifestyle which eventually led to conviction and imprisonment for gross indecency

oscar wildeDe profundis

5.DAVID ROBERTS

Robert was sentenced to 19- year imprisonment after being convicted to robberies.David was a drug addict and robbed people in a polite way. He escaped from prison and lived in india for 10 years and was recaptured. he decided to live his life clean and started writting SHANTARAM book in prison.

Gregory David Robertgregory david roberts SHANTARAM


What's Your Reaction?

love love
1
love
fail fail
0
fail
fun fun
0
fun
omg omg
2
omg

One Comment

Your email address will not be published.