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Are you well read?

Full of characters and books! 15 Questions.

 
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1

Who wrote the travel book “Notes from a Small island“?

  • Ted Simon
  • William Least Heat-Moon
  • Bill Bryson

2

Which famous work is set in the Welsh town of Llareggub and features the characters " Polly Garter, Captain Cat and Myfanwy Price"?

  • Rape of the Fair Country
  • Under Milkwood
  • How Green was my Valley

3

Who said, on arriving at New York customs, “ I have nothing to declare but my genius“?

  • Noel Coward
  • James Joyce
  • Oscar Wilde

4

What was the name of Christopher Robin’s nurse?

  • Alice
  • Mary
  • Ethel

5

How many Bronte Sisters were there?

  • Three
  • Four
  • Five

6

What Leon Uris novel deals with the Warsaw Ghetto uprising?

  • Battle Cry
  • A God in Ruins
  • Mila 18

7

What did Solomon Grundy do on Saturday?

  • Got Married
  • Got Divorced
  • Died

8

Which book by Peter Wright did the British government try to ban?

  • Unholy War
  • Spycatcher
  • Espionage Notes

9

Which French novelist wrote "Gigi"?

  • Guy de Maupassant
  • Collette
  • Albert Camus

10

Name the Shakespeare play that is sub-titled “What you will”?

  • As You Like it
  • Twelfth Night
  • The Comedy of Errors

11

In whose books does "Inspector Adam Dalgliesh" appear?

  • P D James
  • Agatha Christie
  • Patricia Cornwell

12

In which Charles Dickens novel did the character “Mr Honeythunder” appear?

  • Martin Chuzzlewit
  • The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • The Old Curiosity Shop

13

By what name is the writer of adventure stories "Lord Tweedsmuir" better known?

  • Terry Pratchett
  • Arthur Conan Doyle
  • John Buchan

14

Which wife of one of the Beatles wrote the book ‘Grapefruit’?

  • Yoko Ono
  • Barbara Bach
  • Linda Eastman

15

Which Irish author wrote ‘The Quare Fellow’?

  • James Joyce
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Brendan Behan

 

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