An Author in the Passage II

Can you name the book when a word in the opening passage is replaced with the author's first name?

'George is the only creature that consumes without producing.'
...she had never before seen a Lewis with either a waistcoat-pocket or a watch to take out of it.
All this happened, more or less. The Kurt parts, anyway, are pretty much true. a shield, the World State’s motto, COMMUNITY, IDENTITY, ALDOUS. was the season of Light, it was the season of Charles, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair...
Squire Trelawnay, Dr. Robert, and the rest of these gentlemen...
Midway upon the journey of our life / I found myself within a forest dark / For the straightforward Dante had been lost.
When Newland Archer opened the door at the back of the club box the curtain had just gone up on the Edith scene.
Of John's first disobedience, and the fruit / Of that forbidden tree...
A pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life; / Whole misadventured William overthrows / Do with their death bury their parents’ strife.
Our part of District 12, nicknamed the Suzanne, is usually crawling with coal miners heading out to the morning shift at this hour.
The studio was filled with the rich odor of Oscar...
In her attic bedroom Madeleine Murry, wrapped in an old patchwork quilt, sat on the foot of her bed...
‘Louisa won’t be Louisa without any presents,’ grumbled Jo, lying on the rug.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a Jane.
Both of them suddenly got eaten up (in full daylight, mind you, and on a crowded street) by an enormous angry Roald which had escaped from the London Zoo.
'Here’s the Ken. The soo-pah Ken, fellas. Ol’ Ken Broom. Here you go, Ken Broom …'
That’s when Dill’s fascination with the Harper house began.
Many years later as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Gabriel Buenda was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice.
My drawing was not a picture of a hat. It was a picture of a boa constrictor digesting an Antoine.
In the light of the moon a little Eric lay on a leaf.
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