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Who Wrote the Books?

Some of the best programmes on television have been adaptations of well know books. Do you know who wrote what? Warning! some are pretty old. 10 Questions.

 
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Who wrote the "Poldark" books?

  • Kenneth Graham
  • Graham Greene
  • Winston Graham
  • Somerset Maugham

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"The Forsyte Saga" was a long running series based on several books. but who wrote them?

  • John Galsworthy
  • H G Wells
  • Arnold Bennett
  • Howard Spring

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Inspector Wexford features in a number stories written by which famous crime writer?

  • Agatha Christie
  • Dorothy L Sayers
  • P D James
  • Ruth Rendell

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"Morse" is set in Oxford both on television and in the books written by which author who sometimes appeared on screen as an extra?

  • Ian Rankin
  • John Buchan
  • Philip Pullman
  • Colin Dexter

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Lord Peter Wimsey belonged to the old school. Who wrote the books?

  • Mary Renault
  • Dorothy L Sayers
  • Daphne du Maurier
  • Josephine Tey

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Rebus is a tough, enigmatic character in the books and on television. Set in Edinburgh and written by whom?

  • Ian McKeon
  • Ian McGaskill
  • Ian Rankin
  • Ian Brodie

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The elegant Adam Dalgliesh first appeared in books by which prolific and well respected crime writer?

  • P D James
  • Ruth Rendell
  • Barbara Vine
  • Linda la Plante

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"Tales of the Unexpected" were mainly based on several volumes of short stories by which author?

  • W Somerset Maugham
  • Graham Greene
  • Roal Dahl
  • James Herriot

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Both Poirot and Miss Marple originated from the same author but who was it?

  • Daphne du Maurier
  • Mary Renaud
  • Dorothy L Sayers
  • Agatha Christie

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"I Claudius" was a very successful interpretation of the book by the same name. Which well known poet wrote it?

  • Seigfried Sassoon
  • Wilfred Owen
  • Robert Graves
  • Edmund Blunden

 

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