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07/15/2013 09:31 am ET Updated Sep 14, 2013

From The Brontë Sisters To JK Rowling, A Potted History Of Pen Names | Books | The Guardian

In 1850 Charlotte Brontë finally outed the brilliant but obscure brother authors Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell, and neatly analysed why centuries of authors have chosen to shelter behind entirely invented names or ambiguous double initials.

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