The second largest country in the world, Canada has a rich cultural heritage being inhabited by diverse aboriginal groups, the French and the English. The influence of the country’s diversity is remarkably visible in its literature. The country has produced some of the greatest novelists of all time. A list of these famous Canadian novelists will be incomplete without the mention of Margaret Atwood, who wrote the Man Booker Prize winning ‘Blind Assassin’ and Michael Ondaatje whose award winning novel ‘The English Patient’ was adapted into a film. The movie also won an Academy Award. Ondaatje’s other work ‘In the Skin of a Lion’ became the most taught book in the country. Another notable novelist from the country is Robertson Davies who has the distinction of earning as many as twenty three honorary degrees. Stephen Leacock is a famous Canadian humor novelist whose works have stood the test of time and are adored by readers even after a century of being published. We bring to you a collection of biographies on some of most the famous Canadian novelists. Read on to know more about their life stories, timeline and achievements. You will also find some interesting facts and trivia about these personalities.