2. Charles Dickens, literary leader of the Victorian Age, was an extreme oppose of monuments and stone statues. He also prohibited making any monuments to honor his personality in the will. Today the only writers’ memorial is found in Philadelphia, which was erected despite protests of Dickens’ family members.
3. It is a fact of common knowledge that Ernest Hemingway suffered from alcohol addiction and committed suicide. Clearly it was a not a full list. There were claims of his strong paranoia that features he was stalked constantly. Probably, that explained Ernest Hemingway’s scare of public performances. In addition, the idea of being stalked was confirmed after authors’ death –declassified documents marked he was followed by FBI surveillance.
4. The straight Frenchman, Honore de Balzac, was a fan of Turkish coffee. The author was told to drink nearly 50 cups per day. If coffee stores were exhausted, Honore de Balzac grinded a handful of beans and chewed them with great pleasure.
5. The inventor of “horror fiction” was afraid of the dark. In sober fact, some literary experts explained this fear by the fact Poe’s school was arranged at the cemetery because of teachers’ poverty at the time. Quick-witted teacher of mathematics conducted classes at the nearby cemetery, among the graves. Each student chose a burial site and calculated how many years the deceased lived , subtracting the birth date from the date of death. If needed interested individuals can click here http://factsd.com/funny-facts/ or visit our official website in order to know about funny facts.