Tom Stoppard


Born
in Zlín, Czech Republic
July 03, 1937

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Sir Tom Stoppard OM, CBE, FRSL, is a British screenwriter and playwright.

Born Tomáš Straussler.

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Average rating: 4.05 · 121,340 ratings · 4,073 reviews · 112 distinct worksSimilar authors
Rosencrantz and Guildenster...

4.06 avg rating — 76,424 ratings — published 1966 — 51 editions
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Arcadia

4.19 avg rating — 18,319 ratings — published 1993 — 29 editions
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The Real Thing

3.94 avg rating — 3,697 ratings — published 1982 — 18 editions
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Travesties

3.97 avg rating — 2,738 ratings — published 1975 — 15 editions
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The Real Inspector Hound an...

4.03 avg rating — 1,772 ratings — published 1993 — 8 editions
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The Invention of Love

4.01 avg rating — 1,702 ratings — published 1997 — 12 editions
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The Real Inspector Hound

3.92 avg rating — 1,593 ratings — published 1968 — 7 editions
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Rock 'n' Roll

3.71 avg rating — 1,021 ratings — published 2006 — 12 editions
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Jumpers

3.66 avg rating — 909 ratings — published 1972 — 14 editions
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The Coast of Utopia

3.98 avg rating — 808 ratings — published 2002 — 11 editions
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“We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered.”
Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

“It is a defect of God's humor that he directs our hearts everywhere but to those who have a right to them.”
Tom Stoppard, Arcadia

“Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.”
Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

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April 2018 Short Story Poll

White Nights by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, 82 pages, 1848
 
  56 votes, 15.1%

 
  48 votes, 13.0%

The Grey Woman by Elizabeth Gaskell, 52 pages, 1861
 
  40 votes, 10.8%

Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett, 109 pages, 1953
 
  36 votes, 9.7%

 
  33 votes, 8.9%

Chess Story by Stefan Zweig, 104 pages, 1941
 
  32 votes, 8.6%

 
  29 votes, 7.8%

A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift, 48 pages, 1729
 
  25 votes, 6.8%

Fences by August Wilson, 101 pages, 1986
 
  20 votes, 5.4%

 
  18 votes, 4.9%

A Simple Heart by Gustave Flaubert, 72 pages, 1877
 
  16 votes, 4.3%

 
  12 votes, 3.2%

Castle Rackrent by Maria Edgeworth, 87 pages, 1800
 
  5 votes, 1.4%

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