Welcome to Larry Andrews' website.

Greetings and welcome to my blog spot.

I've written two novels since my retirement in 2008. The first is a romance, Songs of Sadness, Songs of Love. The second is an action/mysteryThe China-Africa Parallax: A Ryan and Gillian Mystery.

Among the textbooks I have written areLinguistics for L2 Teachers, Mahwah, NJ, Lawrence Earlbaum Associates, 2001; and Language Exploration and Awareness: A Resource Book for Teachers, 3rd edition, Mahwah, NJ, Lawrence Earlbaum Associates, 2006. This textbook was translated into Korean by Pagijong Press, Seoul, South Korea. 2010.

I am presently writing my third Ryan and Gillian novel, The Nathan Culper Brotherhood. You can follow my progress on novel #3 here at this blog site.

To order any of my titles please go either to nook.com or amazon.com (Kindle users can go to the Kindle Store.).

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Working titles, not used

Which do you like better? The original title, or the classic title?
George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four was originally titled The Last Man in Europe.
Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita was originally titled The Kingdom by the Sea.
George Orwell's Animal Farm was going to be Animal Farm: A Fairy Story, A Satire, or A Contemporary Satire.
Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises was originally titled Fiesta.
W. Somerset Maugham's Of Human Bondage was originally titled Beauty from Ashes.
Edith Wharton's The House of Mirthwas originally titled The Year of the Rose.
Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace was originally titled All's Well That Ends Well.
Don DeLillo's White Noise was originally titled Panasonic.
Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind was going to be Tomorrow Is Another Day, Not In Our Stars, Tote the Weary Load, or Bugles Sang True.
F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby was going to be Gatsby, Among Ash-Heaps and Millionaires, Trimalchio, Trimalchio in West Egg, On the Road to West Egg, Under the Red, White and Blue, Gold-Hatted Gatsby or The High-Bouncing Lover.
Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead was originally titled Second-Hand Lives.
Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird was originally titled simply Atticus.
JRR Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings series was originally titled The War of the Ring.
Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited was originally titled The House of Faith.
Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front was originally translatedNothing New in the West (a direct translation of the German).
Carson McCullers's The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter was originally titled The Mute.
John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men was originally titled Something That Happened.
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice was originally titled First Impressions.
Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was originally titled simply Alice.
William Faulkner's Light in August was originally titled Dark House.
Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden was originally titled Mistress Mary.
James Joyce's Dubliners was originally titled Ulysses in Dublin.
Philip Roth's Portnoy's Complaint was originally going to be The Jewboy, Wacking Off, or A Jewish Patient Begins His Analysis.
William Golding's Lord of the Flies was originally titled Strangers From Within.

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