10 Books Lost in Time

by Ruby on September 27, 2011

Smithsonian.com has a great list up of the top 10 books that have been lost or left incomplete through the ages. Maybe your favorite author has a missing or near-forgotten work that you didn’t even know about! Check it out:

1. Margites by Homer
2. The Lost Books of the Bible
3. Cardenio by William Shakespeare
4. Inventio Fortunata by Unknown Franciscan Monk
5. Sanditon by Jane Austen
6. The Isle of the Cross by Herman Melville
7. The Poor Man and the Lady by Thomas Hardy
8. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (first draft) by Robert Louis Stevenson
9. Untitled World War I novel by Ernest Hemingway
10. Double Exposure by Sylvia Plath

And then head over to the Smithsonian’s website to read the stories behind these lost greats!