Classic-Teen-Books-Must-Reads-for-the-Modern-Young-Adult-MainPhoto7. In Andersen’s famous last will and testament, the bachelor writer bequeathed the largest sum of money to Edvard Collin, business adviser and partner in a lifelong, complicated friendship. He donated his rare books and manuscripts, including proof editions of Charles Dickens’ works, to the Danish Royal Library, and he turned in letters received throughout his life from world celebrities for publication.