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List of notable or famous novelists from Poland, with bios and photos, including the top novelists born in Poland and even some popular novelists who immigrated to Poland. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Polish novelists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These novelists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known novelist from Poland is included when available.

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This historic novelists from Poland list can help answer the questions "Who are some Polish novelists of note?" and "Who are the most famous novelists from Poland?" These prominent novelists of Poland may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Polish novelists.

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Adam Zagajewski is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Novelists from Poland
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Adam Zagajewski is a Polish poet, novelist, translator and essayist. He was awarded the 2004 Neustadt International Prize for Literature. ...more

Age: 72

Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine

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Andrzej Bart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Novelists from Poland
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Andrzej Bart is a Polish novelist, screenwriter and film director. He is called the Polish Thomas Pynchon because he prefers people talk about his books and films but leave him alone. ...more

Age: 67

Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland

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Anna Zahorska is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Novelists from Poland
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Anna Zahorska de domo Elzenberg, pseudonym Savitri, was a Polish poet, prosaist, dramatist. Graduate of Polish philology at the Jagiellonian University and Russian philology at the University of Warsaw. Activist of Polish Socialist Party. In the interwar period related with Catholic ...more

Age: Died at 64 (1878-1942)

Birthplace: Vitebsk, Belarus

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Anzia Yezierska is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Novelists from Poland
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Anzia Yezierska was a Jewish-American novelist born in Maly Plock, Poland, which was then part of the Russian Empire. She emigrated as a child with her parents to the United States, and lived in the immigrant neighborhood of the Lower East Side of Manhattan. ...more

Age: Died at 90 (1880-1970)

Birthplace: Poland

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