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Famous Books Published under a Pseudonym

Walter Graves
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A list of books published under a pseudonym. Similar to books published anonymously, books on this list were published under a false name. While many of these books may have since had their true author discovered, they were all originally published with a pseudonym. Most often, this happens because a book deals with controversial or political subject matters. In other instances, the writer simply wishes to maintain their privacy. Some book series are published under a pseudonym to hide that they were written by a collection of ghost writers instead of one central author. As mentioned above, in many cases the true writers were discovered after publication. Such cases have been noted below.
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A Dark-Adapted Eye is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Books Published under a Pseudonym
Ruth Rendell
Revealed to be authored by Ruth Rendell
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A Series of Unfortunate Events is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Books Published under a Pseudonym
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Ali and Nino is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Books Published under a Pseudonym
Revealed to be authored by Yusif Vazir Chamanzaminli
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Black Magic Woman # Zero Point... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Books Published under a Pseudonym
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Jane Eyre is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Books Published under a Pseudonym
Charlotte Brontë
Revealed to be authored by Charlotte Bronte
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Lila Says is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Books Published under a Pseudonym
Chimo
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My Secret Life is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Books Published under a Pseudonym
Lori Wilde
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Story of O is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Books Published under a Pseudonym
Pauline Réage
Revealed to be authored by Anne Desclos
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The Federalist Papers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Books Published under a Pseudonym
James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay
Revealed to be authored by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay
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The Secret Series is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Books Published under a Pseudonym
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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Books Published under a Pseudonym
Anne Brontë
Revealed to be authored by Anne Bronte
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The Turner Diaries is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Books Published under a Pseudonym
William Luther Pierce
Revealed to be authored by William Luther Pierce
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Waverley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Books Published under a Pseudonym
Walter Scott
Revealed to be authored by Sir Walter Scott
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Wuthering Heights is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Books Published under a Pseudonym
Emily Brontë
Revealed to be authored by Emily Bronte