10 March 2006


Secret identity. Alias. Nom de plume.

Authors themselves will use other names for themselves, or create characters who are known by more than one persona.

Can you match the following secret identities with their true identities? Some are characters and some are authors. (Sorry that Word Nerd couldn't figure out how to make these show up next to each other, in nice column tables... she's a Word Nerd, not an html nerd...)

Secret Identity
1. George Eliot
2. Jason Bourne
3. Lemony Snickett
4. Zorro
5. J.D. Robb
6. Richard Stark
7. Spider-man
8. Batman
9. the Scarlet Pimpernel
10. Currer Bell

True Identity
a. Percy Blakeney
b. Bruce Wayne
c. Donald Westlake
d. Charlotte Bronte
e. Don Diego de la Vega
f. David Webb
g. Daniel Handler
h. Mary Ann Evans
i. Nora Roberts
j. Peter Parker

1 comment:

Jeff said...

Streetwise registers a 6 of 10 on two tries with a thanks to Word Nerd for the assist.