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Difficulty: HardPuzzle Details

The beginning of a well known book has been encrypted below. Each letter of the alphabet has been replaced by another using a simple substitution technique. For example, A may always be represented by G, etc. Can you name the book?

Qcykle vcd olco: wm algip viwb. Wblyl id pm omjaw vbcwltly camjw wbcw. Wbl ylgidwly mh bid ajyick vcd digplo ae wbl rklygeqcp, wbl rklyn, wbl jpolywcnly, cpo wbl rbilh qmjyply. Drymmgl digplo iw. Cpo Drymmgl'd pcql vcd gmmo jsmp 'Rbcpgl, hmy cpewbipg bl rbmdl wm sjw bid bcpo wm.

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Answer: A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens.

The piece of text is from the original book and should read:

Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner. Scrooge signed it. And Scrooge's name was good upon 'Change, for anything he chose to put his hand to.

a has been represented by c.
b has been represented by a.
c has been represented by r.
d has been represented by o.
e has been represented by l.
f has been represented by h.
g has been represented by g.
h has been represented by b.
i has been represented by i.
j has been represented by f.
k has been represented by n.
l has been represented by k.
m has been represented by q.
n has been represented by p.
o has been represented by m.
p has been represented by s.
q has been represented by x.
r has been represented by y.
s has been represented by d.
t has been represented by w.
u has been represented by j.
v has been represented by t.
w has been represented by v.
x has been represented by z.
y has been represented by e.
z has been represented by u.


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