Literature 1

Published: Tuesday 9th March 2010
  1. In which country is the beginning of "The Thorn Birds" set?
  2. What was the occupation of Mellors in "Lady Chatterley's Lover"?
  3. Who created the detective Maigret?
  4. What was the name of Lord Peter Wimsey's butler?
  5. For which novel was Boris Pasternak awarded the Nobel Prize in 1958?
  6. Whose first collection of short stories entitled "In Our Time" was published in 1925?
  7. In the book "Gulliver's Travels" by Jonathan Swift, what was Gulliver's occupation?
  8. Name the four girls in Alcott's "Little Women"?
  9. What was the surname of Cathy in "Wuthering Heights"?
  10. Who wrote "The Ballard of Reading Gaol",based on his experiences 'inside'?
  11. Who created the character of "Miss Marple"?
  12. Whose first 'secret diary' was written when he was 13 and three-quarters?
  13. Which novel by Jane Austen was originally entitled "First Impressions"?
  14. What was the title of Mary Shelley's 'tale of terror'?
  15. Who wrote the novel "The Mill on the Floss"?
  16. Who wrote "Kidnapped"?
  17. Which novelist revived the term 'Wessex' to represent the counties of South West England?
  18. Whose short story "The Birds" was made into a film by Alfred Hitchcock?
  19. "The Man of Property" was the first part of which series of novels?
  20. Who wrote "The Compleat Angler?
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One Comment

  1. Lyn says:

    Number one… Thornbirds book started in New Zealand not AustrAlia.

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