Top Ten Authors Portrait Challenge

People who read almost always can name influential authors, but can we spot them in a line up? Here’s the test. I’ve picked the top ten authors from the Best 100 Authors site (link at end to prevent cheating). What follows is simply a picture and a number. Can you correctly guess all ten?

Number 1

William-Shakespeare-26-April-1564-23-April-1616-celebrities-who-died-young-29620599-525-700

Number 2

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Number 3

DostoevskyF_0

Number 4

tolkien250

Number 5

Leo-Tolstoy-9508518-3-402

Number 6

220px-Ernest_Hemingway_in_Milan_1918_retouched_3

Number 7

Austen(1870)

Number 8

george-orwell

Number 9

steinbeck

Number 10

MARK_TWAIN_001CfAi

Think carefully.

Then wait a moment before scrolling down for the answers.

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Answers:

  1. William Shakespeare
  2. Charles Dickens
  3. Fyodor Dostoevsky
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien
  5. Leo Tolstoy
  6. Ernest Hemingway
  7. Jane Austen
  8. George Orwell
  9. John Steinbeck
  10. Mark Twain

Here’s the link to the Best 100 Writers

Tim Kane

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