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These Classic Books Almost Had Disastrously Bad Titles

'Gone With The Wind' was almost very, very different...

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Working Title: The Dead Un-Dead

 Final Title: Dracula (Bram Stoker)

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Working Title: Bugles Sang True

Final Title: Gone with the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)

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Working Title: Twilight

Final Title: The Sound and the Fury (William Faulkner)

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Working Title: Forks

Final Title: Twilight (Stephenie Meyer)

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Working Title: Fiesta

Final Title: The Sun Also Rises (Ernest Hemingway)

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Working Title: Catch-11

Final Title: Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)

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Working Title: War

Final Title: Paradise (Toni Morrison)

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Working Title: Harry Potter and the Doomspell Tournament

Final Title: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (J. K. Rowling)

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Working Title: Beauty from Ashes

Final Title: Of Human Bondage (W. Somerset Maugham)

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Working Title: All’s Well That Ends Well

Final Title: War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy)

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest