Ten Authors Who Have Disowned Their Own Books

In a perfect world an author would adore every book they'd ever written, but when there are books in their publishing past written simply for a paycheck, or books that contain elements they no longer want to see in print, even the proudest writer is inclined to disown a story or three.

Did you know Anthony Burgess says A Clockwork Orange is "A novel I am prepared to repudiate", or that Stephen King successfully got his Richard Bachman novel Rage pulled from store shelves so it doesn't inspire kids to shoot up schools?

io9 has put together a collection of 10 Great Authors Who Disowned Their Own Books, which is a must read for anyone curious about which books famous authors didn't want you to read!

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