For instance, J.K. Rowling goes off the proverbial charts with Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in 1997.
Other examples could be William Golding's Lord of the Flies (1954), Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye (1970), and F. Scott Fitzgerald's This Side of Paradise (1920).
But how many of these overlooked or lesser-known first published novels can you pair with their authors?
Really give it a fair try, as in, WITHOUT CHEATING.
And then post in the comments section how many you got correct.
1) Crome Yellow (1921)
2) Poor Folk (1846)
3) Player Piano (1952)
4) The Voyage Out (1915)
5) Grimus (1975)
6) Jonah's Vine Gourd (1934)
7) The Town and the City (1950)
8) Cup of Gold (1929)
The answers can be found HERE.