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15 authors who used pseudonyms

Last week, J.K. Rowling announced that she was set to write yet another novel under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith.

She first adopted the name for her book The Cuckoo's Calling, in a bid to see how popular her new writing would be without the 'Harry' cloak.

But what of other authors who have used pen names? Here we've found 15 novelists who have resorted to using a different name and why they chose to hide their true identity.

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