Wednesday 19 September 2012

Gone with the Title

Here are ten famous books which originally had less than impressive titles.

1.  First Impressions became Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)

2.  Atticus became To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)

3.  The Man Who Disappeared became Amerika (Max Brod)

4.  All's Well That Ends Well became War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy)

5.  They Don't Build Statues to Businessmen became Valley of the Dolls (Jacqueline Susann)

6.  Among Ash-Heaps & Millionaires became The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

7.  The Last Man in Europe became 1984 (George Orwell)

8.  Tomorrow is Another Day became Gone with the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)

9.  Before this Anger became Roots (Alex Haley)

10.  At this Point in Time became All the President's Men (Carl Bernstein & Bob Woodward)

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