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Fictional characters sometimes have double or multiple names, be it a nickname, a code name or a criminal alias. We also see fictional characters with fictional names based on real-life characters. Try to find The Name Behind The Name, all from novels published within the past 10 years, and you’re in the running to receive a 30-euro (£23 / $33) gift certificate to spend at Amazon; in case of a tie, a name will be drawn. Deadline: Dec. 31, 2016



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Name the characters who also had another name or names: 

1. He was born Nicholas Satterswaite, but changed it early on.

2. Scott Murdoch / Jude Garrett / Peter Campbell; code-named:

3. What is the real-life name of the fictional Adan Barrera?

4. In the third installment of this series, she is known as the Mockingjay.

5. Throughout most of the novel, this real-life character is simply referred to as the The Singer.

6. She changes her appearance and starts her new life as Nancyimage, but her real name is . . .

7. His boarding school mates called him Skippy, but his real name was  . . .

8. She goes by the name of Pip, but her birth name is . .  .

9. As an adult, she goes by the name of Ani (Ah-nee), but her first name is really . . .

10. He goes only by the name of Russell, but is clearly the real-life character . . .

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