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To enter, decipher the 10 well-known or classic books and their authors from the clues below. E.g. the answer to 'T L O T R by J R R T' would be The Lord of The Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Although in setting each clue we have a specific book in mind, it is possible that there could be more than one book that matches a particular clue. In such cases we will accept credible alternatives as correct.

There will be 5 winners. Four will be selected at random from the correct entries, one will be selected from all eligible entries - whether correct or not. So it is still worthwhile entering even if you cannot solve all the clues!

Winners who are either BookBrowse members (irrespective of where they live) or subscribe to BookBrowse's free newsletter and live in the USA will win their choice of 4 books from the currently available selection. Winners who are not BookBrowse members and live outside the USA will win a complimentary 1-year membership to BookBrowse.

  • This contest will close on Jan 3, 2017.
  • Winners will be notified by email and will be listed online after all prizes have been awarded.
  • We have never, and will never, sell, rent, or otherwise publicize the email addresses of anyone on our mailing list.
  • By submitting an entry, the participant acknowledges and agrees to all of the contest rules.

Please make sure to put something in each of the 10 boxes on the entry form, even if it is just 'don't know', as the form will not process properly if a box is left empty.

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Answer to 'A A I W by L C'


Answer to 'A R W A V by E M F'


Answer to 'A T W I E D by J V'


Answer to 'A's W T E W by W S'


Answer to 'K S M by H R H'


Answer to 'P A P by J A'


Answer to 'T A O S H by A C D'


Answer to 'T C O T W by J L'


Answer to 'T O C S by C D'


Answer to 'T W O T W by H G W'


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