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Further First Lines of Popular Books

Can you identify the books the following first lines are taken from? 10 Questions.

 
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1

Which book has the first line:"When Maggie did so well in her Leaving Certificate her father said it was something that called for a Serious Celebration."?

  • Quicksand
  • Quentins
  • Quills

2

Which book has the first line:"Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again."?

  • Rebecca
  • Restoration Schwartz
  • The Road to Welville

3

Which book has the first line:"All this happened, more or less."?

  • Satanic Verses
  • Slaughterhouse-Five
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes

4

Which book has the first line:"The bench on which Dobbs was sitting was not so good."?

  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
  • Trainspotting
  • The Thief of Always

5

Which book has the first line:"There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it."?

  • The Vampire Lestat
  • Vernon God Little
  • The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

6

Which book has the first line:"The primroses were over."?

  • Watership Down
  • Wuthering Heights
  • The War of the Worlds

7

Who performed a spoof commentary about the writing of the first line of a novel?

  • Not the Nine O' Clock News
  • Monty Python's Flying Circus
  • The Goodies

8

Who was the author of the novel the first line was taken from in the Monty Python "Novel Writing From Wessex" sketch?

  • Thomas Hardy
  • Charles Dickens
  • Lewis Carroll

9

What was the name of the novel the first line was taken from in the Monty Python "Novel Writing from Wessex" sketch?

  • Far From the Madding Crowd
  • The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • The Return of the Native

10

How many words long was the first line of the book used in Monty Python's "Novel Writing from Wessex" sketch?

  • 9
  • 27
  • 18

 

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