British Novels and Novelists Quiz
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Who coined the phrase "Knowledge is Power" in his utopian novel, New Atlantis?
Sir Francis Bacon
What was the subject of John Miltonâ€™s epic poem, Paradise Lost?
The Bennet family provides the focal point for which Jane Austin novel?
Sense and Sensibility
Pride and Prejudice
â€˜The Modern Prometheusâ€™ is the sub-title of which Mary Shelley novel?
The Last Man
Who was Sherlock Holmesâ€™ arch enemy?
Sir George Bumwell
Many of Rudyard Kiplingâ€™s novels were based in which ex-British Empire colony?
Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
In D.H. Lawrenceâ€™s romantic novel, Lady Chatterleyâ€™s Lover, what was Ms Chatterleyâ€™s first name?
Who wrote the War of the Worlds?
Which of these great female writers was also known as the â€˜Queen of Crimeâ€™?
Daphne du Maurier
J.R.R. Tolkien, although English, wasnâ€™t actually born in England. So, in which country was he born?
â€˜Jack Higginsâ€™, writer of the classic novel, The Eagle Has Landed, is a pseudonym. What is his real name?
The late, great Sir Arthur C. Clarke, authored the wonderful novel, 2001: A Space Odyssey. Who made the film version?
Who wrote Charlie and the Chocolate Factory that was published in 1964?
I think most of us know that Ian Fleming created James Bond, 007. But just how many Bond novels did he write?
Alistair MacLeanâ€™s, Guns of Navarone, is a war story but in which war does the action take place?
American Civil War
World War I
World War II
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