Agatha Christie’s novel “Elephants Can Remember” reveals distinct signs of Alzheimer’s onset, e.g., 20% fewer words or ⅕ of her vocabulary lost; 6 times more use of nonspecific words such as “thing”, and a sharp drop in “idea density”. That novel’s last line is “Maybe it’s OK not to remember.”
A novel was written in 1999 about an African man carrying Ebola that arrived unhindered in Dallas.
Stephen King wrote “Carrie” on an old typewriter while living in a trailer. He threw away the first 3 pages thinking he had written “the world’s all time loser.” His wife fished the pages out and pushed him to finish it. It turned out to be his first published novel.
A German author wrote a novel in which Hitler wakes up in modern Berlin with no memories since 1945 and becomes a comedian.
Jules Verne wrote the novel “Paris in the Twentieth Century” back in 1863 and described a world of glass skyscrapers, high-speed trains, gas-powered automobiles, calculators, and a worldwide communications network. “There are no such things as women anymore; from mindless, repetitive factory work and careful attention to finance and science, most women have become cynical, ugly, neurotic career women.“
There was Russian novel published in 1999 which re-tells The Lord of The Rings from Sauron’s Perpective.
In Roald Dahl’s original draft of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” there is a sixth child named Miranda who is ground into powder and used as ingredients in Wonka’s candy. The scene was removed from the story after being deemed too gruesome for a children’s novel.
There was Russian novel published in 1999 which re-tells The Lord of The Rings from Sauron’s Perspective.
A man programmed a computer in 1993 to write a romance novel, which was received with positive reviews by some critics.