Literary London Quiz
How much do you know about London in literature? 12 Questions.
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Who writes about "mind-forged manacles" in the 1794 poem "London"?
Where was Wordsworth when he wrote that "earth has not anything to show more fair"?
Upon Westminster Bridge
In a park in Stoke Newington
In a Lambeth Inn
Where was Henry Higgins when he first met Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion?
In Kensington at a ball
Having a stroll on Hampstead Heath
Covent Garden after the Opera
Who wrote the 1989 novel London Fields?
Where does little Jo the crossing-sweeper live in Bleak House?
Monica Ali wrote a 2004 novel named after which East London street?
Bethnal Green Road
Which two London locations feature prominently in P.L. Travers' Mary Poppins?
St Paul's and the Monument
Chalk Farm and Trafalgar Square
Cherry Tree Lane and the Bank of England
Who wrote the 2000 work London: The Biography?
Julian Barnes' 1980 novel Metroland is set where?
In a Brixton factory
In the northwestern London suburbs
In a slum during the industrial revolution
Who writes about waiting for the spirit of his grandfather to come toddling from the Barbican?
Zadie Smith's White Teeth is largely set in which down-at-heel location?
Daniel Defoe wrote a fictional autobiography of which adventurous, criminal London woman?
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