Working titles of iconic tomes

Erin Kodicek on February 21, 2020
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Atticus is easy enough to guess, and certainly Gold-Hatted Gatsby, but there are numerous other classic works of literature whose working titles are more wont to befuddle and amuse. Indulge in a little literary trivia by guessing the working titles for these iconic tomes.


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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Is it:

  1. Something That Happened
  2. George and Lennie
  3. Brothers in Overalls


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    1984 by George Orwell

    Is it:

    1. Big Brother
    2. The Last Man in Europe
    3. Two and Two Makes Five


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    The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

    Is it:

    1. Fiesta
    2. Young Women, Old Men
    3. Everyone Behaves Badly


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    Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

    Is it:

    1. The Kingdom by the Sea
    2. My Sin, My Soul
    3. Don't Tell Your Mother


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    Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

    Is it:

    1. Out of the Lake
    2. We Are All Fools In Love
    3. First Impressions

    Answers: 1/2/1/1/3

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