6 Books About Inheritance Poet Ken Cockburn asks: Who gets the old man’s money? Where there’s a fortune there’s also a feud, so don’t start imagining what you’d do with it all unless you’re up for a fight. 1. Rob Roy Sir Walter Scott 2. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Tennessee Williams 3. Italian Folktales Italo Calvino 4. King Lear William Shakespeare 5. Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte 6. Kidnapped Robert Louis Stevenson Tags: money View the discussion thread.