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Mike Hammer creator
F. Scott Fitzgerald's namesake
Mephistopheles is the devil in this work
Robert Langdon creator
Lucy Manett and Sydney Carton novel
Oscar Wilde's never-aging murderer
Classic medieval morality plays
Second-best selling book of all time
Natty Bumppo's nickname
Sherlock Holmes' assistant
Sauk Center, MN author
Charles Dickens' unfinished novel
First American man of letters, from Tarrytown, NY
5th or 6th century Saxon saga
Vanity Fair lady
Williw Stark creator
Treasure Island ship
Edmond Dantes is this man
Napoleon and Snowball novel
Basis for Blade Runner
Nathan Zuckerman creator
Cooper's scout in The Pathfinder and The Deerslayer
Call of the Wild dog
Jeeves creator
California-born author who won Nobel Prize in 1962
Innovative 20th century Irish novelist
Writer and LA policeman for 14 years
Utilitarianism author
Charlie Chan creator
Sherlock Holmes' address
Bestselling book of all time
2001: A Space Odyssey computer
Scottish author from Edinburgh
Mansion in Rebecca
Bob Cratchit's son
Baroness Orczy's hero
Character Oliver Mellors was known as
Tom Clancy's government agent
Best selling continuously updated book of all time
14th century 'Father of English Literature'
Storyteller from Thrace
Mountains where Rip Van Winkle slept for 20 years
Lady in Portrait of a Lady
Father Brown creator
Hemingway's novel of the Spanish Civil War
Lifelong friend of Gertrude Stein
English novelist, wrote of social injustice and totalitarianism
Philip Marlowe creator
C.S. Forester's naval hero
Virgil writes that this man is the ancestor of all Romans
Salem, MA author
Moby-Dick captain
Tom Sawyer's girlfriend
Wuthering Heights lad
Sinclair Lewis' Vermont doctor
William I survey of England 1085
Scottish author who lived in America and Samoa
Sinclair Lewis' novel of European travels
Captain Nemo's submarine
Edinburgh detective story novelist
Leading man in A Streetcar Named Desire
Tom Sawyer's aunt
Adam Daglish creator
Cyrano de Bergerac's love
Beowulf monster
The Working Author
Melville's first novel about his adventures in South Pacific
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First century satire of Roman Empire
19th century writer of dime novels
Holly Golightly creator
Author from Hannibal, MO
Milton work about the fall of Satan
Hans Brinker novel
She wore the scarlet letter
Author and anthropologist raised in Samoa
Joad family novel
King Arthur's sword
French-born American diarist
Huckleberry Finn's black friend
Sir Galahad's father
Moby-Dick story teller and sole survivor
The Great Gatsby's love
Lincoln biographer
King Arthur's island
Pip and Mrs. Haversham novel
The Lady in A Streetcar Named Desire
Rabbit Angstrom creator
Cooper's five-novel tales
Mr. Moto creator
Roy Hobbs' bat
Alex Cross creator
Mailer novel set in WWII
Ebenezer Scrooge's deceased partner
Jim Chee (Navajo policeman) creator
Mansion in Jane Eyre
Main character in The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Dante's love
Melville's award-winning short story
Willie Stark novel
Ichabod Crane appears in this novel
Writer who lived in Sri Lanka
1653 book on fishing
Alexander Selkirk's life is the basis for this novel
French short story writer
Land in Lost Horizon
Samuel Johnson biographer
Perry Mason creator
Author who was an ambulance driver in WWI
Quasimodo's love
Taos, NM author
After the Fall was about her
Jack London's sea captain
Uriah Heep novel
Main character in The Natural
Phileas Fogg is in this novel
Maine author
Hemingway's novel of bullfighting
Mark Twain worked for this author
James Fenimore Cooper's hometown
Philip Nolan is this title character
Hester Prynne's daughter
Book that caused a fatwa to be called on Salman Rushdie
8th century Anglo-Saxon monk and translator
Poe's Rue Morgue and Purloined Letter detected
Holden Caulfield creator
Pygmalion professor
Bestselling novel of all time
Kay Scarpetta creator
Salesman in Death of a Salesman
Subject of The Agony and the Ecstasy
Things Fall Apart character
Scout Finch novel
Nell Trent novel
The Queen of Suspense
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Humbert Humbert creator
Louisa May Alcott's literary alter ego
Mark Twain title lawyer
Sherlock Holmes' archenemy
Big Brother watched Winston Smith and Julia in this novel
Billie Pilgrim novel
Lord Jim and Heart of Darkness narrator
Little girl from Uncle Tom's captain
Don Quixote's squire
Lord Peter Wimsey creator
Marlow creator
First female writer in US Writer's Hall of Fame
Fogg's sidekick
Treasure Island peg-legged pirate
Character in The Old Man and the Sea
Sam Spade creator
The Sun Also Rises is an example of
Author who saw the Alaska gold rush
Vlad the Impaler is the basis for this character
Doyle's murder mystery about a family curse
Winner of the first US Nobel Prize for Literature
Sinclair Lewis' real estate agent
Wife of Bath work
Nero Wolfe creator
Objectivism author
Kinsey Millhone creator
Ulysses main character
Author who committed suicide in Idaho
Travis McGee creator
The Deer Park author
Mailer novel about Gary Gilmore
Boy in Treasure Island
Author nicknamed Papa
Hemingway's novel of the lost generation
Dr. Fu Manchu creator
Irving's Sleepy Hollow rider
King of the Techno-thriller
Cooper's last Mohican
Creator of Jean Valjean
Ed McBain's precinct
The Little House on the Prairie family
Two cities in A Tale of Two Cities
Harry Lime creator
Albany, NY author
Crystal City work
The first Leather Stocking tale
Town in Our Town
Count Vronsky's love
Winnie the Pooh's human friend
Steinbeck's poodle tale
Adam Trask novel
Alcott's four March sisters
E.M. Forster's country home
He was pen-named Boz
Jules Verne's Captain
Harry Potter creator
Nick and Nora Charles creator
Steinbeck's fish factory tale
Hemingway's novel of WWI in Italy
Salesman in The Great Gatsby
Danish author who created the Little Mermaid
Uncle Tom's Cabin villain
Doyle's first Sherlock Holmes novel
Scottish Robin Hood
V.I. Warshawski creator

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