01/19/2013 09:21 am ET

10 Deleted Chapters That Transformed Famous Books

There is a fine line between a good book and a great book. In some cases it might only take one chapter to completely destroy what could be a classic work of literature. Below are ten books—not all necessarily classics—that might have been unknown if it were not for wise editorial decisions or difficult choices made by great authors. These books have one thing in common: they are not what was originally intended.

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