All book lovers have their favorite authors whose work they lap up and make them eagerly await their next release. Your favorite author probably has a list of favorite authors who also have a list of favorite authors and so on.
Undoubtedly one of the greatest and most popular names in literature is William Shakespeare. In his 52 years of life, he wrote some of the finest work in literature – Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, and Macbeth, amassing an estimated 2 to 4 billion dollars in sales up to today! But did you know that Shakespeare started off working on comedies and historical pieces, before moving on to tragedies?
Another author that can match Shakespeare’s success is Dame Agatha Christie. Yes, the British writer has matched the sales of William Shakespeare through her detective novels and short stories. She even wrote the world’s longest-running play, The Mousetrap. Surprise, surprise – it was a murder mystery!
Test your literature prowess and see if you can identify the authors of the following books, spanning literary classics to modern bestsellers.