Anagrams #004: Famous Authors

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There are certain authors that every bookworm has heard of, even if they haven’t read any of their books. These are the superstar authors from across the ages who are as memorable as the biggest film star or sports legend. But, how many do you recognise in anagram form below?
   



HEED THUGS (3,6)


DRUNKLY AID PRIG (7,7)


OBSTINATE SELLER (4,6,5)


RID ANY AUTHOR (9,3)


ALLOWS LUBE (4,6)


OWN BRAND (3,5)


WHAT MINT LAW (4,7)


DIE DEAF NOEL (6,5)




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3 comments:

Di said...

I failed, absolutely failed.
But guess what, these are for you:
BARMAN VIVID LOOK
CRAFTED SOFT GLITZ
MONITOR ROSIN
SOLELY TOOT
TOUCH VIGOR
That's it. Only 5, with 3 short ones, because I'm nice.

Matthew Selwyn said...

Ah, I love it, Di! Something to get my brain up and active. Here's the order I got them in:

- Vladimir Nabokov
- Victor Hugo
- Leo Tolstoy
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Toni Morrison

(Hope these were all right - I didn't have a chance to double-check at a letter level!)

Di said...

Yup. Excellent.