15 Famous Books That Were Initially Rejected

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

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Buy John Crow's Devil at Amazon

John Crow's Devil

By Marlon James

Buy Lord of the Flies at Amazon

Lord of the Flies

By William Golding

Buy Anne of Green Gables at Amazon

Anne of Green Gables

By L. Montgomery

Buy Lolita at Amazon

Lolita

By Vladimir Nabokov

Buy Gone With the Wind at Amazon

Gone With the Wind

By Margaret Mitchell

Buy The Diary of a Young Girl at Amazon

The Diary of a Young Girl

By Anne Frank

Buy Dubliners at Amazon

Dubliners

By James Joyce

Buy Carrie at Amazon

Carrie

By Stephen King

Buy Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone at Amazon

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

By J.K. Rowling

Buy Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance at Amazon

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

By Robert M. Persig

Buy Twilight at Amazon

Twilight

By Stephanie Meyer

Buy A Wrinkle in Time at Amazon

A Wrinkle in Time

By Madeleine L'Engle

Buy Animal Farm at Amazon

Animal Farm

By George Orwell

Buy The Bell Jar at Amazon

The Bell Jar

By Sylvia Plath