15 Famous Books That Were Initially Rejected

As Samuel Beckett once said: "Try again. Fail again. Fail better."

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John Crow's Devil Rejected Books

John Crow's Devil

By Marlon James

Lord of the Flies Rejected Books

Lord of the Flies

By William Golding

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Anne of Green Gables

By L. Montgomery

Rejected Books Lolita

Lolita

By Vladimir Nabokov

Gone with the Wind Books You Read Too Young

Gone With the Wind

By Margaret Mitchell

Diary of a Young Girl Rejected Books

The Diary of a Young Girl

By Anne Frank

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Dubliners

By James Joyce

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Carrie

By Stephen King

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Rejected Books

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

By J.K. Rowling

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Rejected Books

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

By Robert M. Persig

Twilight Stephanie Meyer

Twilight

By Stephanie Meyer

A Wrinkle in Time Movie

A Wrinkle in Time

By Madeleine L'Engle

Animal Farm Rejected Books

Animal Farm

By George Orwell

The Bell Jar Rejected Books

The Bell Jar

By Sylvia Plath