Literary Knickknacks Quiz
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In what Ray Bradbury novel do we learn that "it was a pleasure to burn?"
A Graveyard for Lunatics
Which of these is NOT a character from William Shakespeare's plays?
Which classic novel, written by an author who died in 2010, includes characters such as "Stradlater," "Phoebe" and "Holden."
Franny and Zooey
Raise High the Roof Beam Carpenters
The Catcher in the Rye
Which series of books by Stephen King is about a lone gunslinger, "Roland", who pursues the "Man in Black" in an alternate-reality universe?
The Dark Tower
The Green Mile
Which teacher from the Harry Potter world shares his or her name with the Roman goddess of wisdom?
In "Porterhouse Blue", set amid Cambridge University, which character incredibly rises from college porter to become the Master of the college?
One of the blackest farces in 1960s British theatre was "Loot". Along with "What the Butler saw", which ill-fated playwright wrote it?
What is the title of the 1961 Robert Heinlein novel in which Valentine Michael Smith, a human raised on Mars, returns to Earth armed with special powers and teaches people the meaning of 'grok'?
Stranger in a Strange Land
The Stars My Destination
Rendezvous with Rama
Philip K. Dick wrote a novel about a future Los Angeles in which a detective tracks down androids known as replicants. What is the title of this book, the basis for a movie starring Harrison Ford?
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep
The Man in the High Castle
The Sheep Look Up
Can you name the American author who created quadriplegic forensic criminalist Lincoln Rhyme, who first appeared in the 1997 thriller "The Bone Collector"?
In which country are Henning Mankell's "Inspector Kurt Wallender" novels generally set?
Who is the author of a series of books largely set in Edinburgh, Scotland, featuring the popular, rock music loving, flawed Detective Inspector who made his debut in "Knots and Crosses" in 1987.
Richard North Patterson
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