Guess Who?



Robert Alejandro dazzles us once again with his graceful portraits of literary giants.  These will soon be open for public viewing at one of the newest outlets of Books for Less bookstore – SM Taytay.  Watch out for that! 

Try your hand at identifying who they are.  There are clues supplied per author.   Check the answers below but no peeking!!!



AUTHOR no.1 FACTS:
– She was born in Russia
– Married an actor
– wrote “The Fountainhead”






AUTHOR no. 2 FACTS:
– Wrote “David Copperfield”
– Grew up very poor
– Had a pseudonym “Boz”







AUTHOR no.3 FACTS:
– Early on, he would write poems at the back of business papers
– Famous for mystery and horror-themed stories
– At one point, he wanted to join the military






AUTHOR no.4 FACTS:
– She was an accomplished dancer
– She wrote “Northanger Abbey”
– She was once of the list of “100 Most Famous Britons of All Time” 








AUTHOR no.5 FACTS:
– She’s Britain’s 13th wealthiest women
– Her book was written while she and her daughter were on welfare
– She is the creator of one of the most popular book and film franchises in history








AUTHOR no.6 FACTS:
– He was the 7th child out of 11
– He mastered 22 languages
– He was an expert swordsman 







AUTHOR no.7 FACTS:
– His real name is Samuel L. Clemens
– He wrote “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”
– He was also a riverboat pilot, journalist, lecturer, entrepreneur and inventor. 




Check your answers below!








ANSWERS:
1 – Ayn Rand     2 – Charles Dickens    3 – Edgar Allan Poe
4 – Jane Austen   5 – J.K. Rowling      6 – Jose Rizal     7 – Mark Twain

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