Books & Authors 1 - Answers

Published: Wednesday 7th July 2010
  1. Who wrote the novel "Where Eagles Dare"? Alistair Maclean.
  2. What world is Terry Pratchett famous for writing about? Discworld.
  3. What is Jerome K Jerome's most famous book? Three Men in a Boat.
  4. Who created the fictional character of Tarzan? Edgar Rice Burroughs.
  5. Who wrote the series of books featuring The Borrowers? Mary Norton.
  6. With which book would you associate the ship "The Hispaniola"? Treasure Island.
  7. Who wrote the Waverley series of novels? Walter Scott.
  8. Who wrote the novel "Gone With the Wind" on which the famous film was based? Margaret Mitchell.
  9. In Henry Williamson's famous book what type of animal was "Tarka"? An otter.
  10. What was the title of Aldous Huxley's final book? Literature and Science.
  11. What was the name of the school boy created by Richmal Crompton? [Just] William.
  12. What was the name of the book written by Oscar Wilde featuring a picture that aged instead of its owner? The Picture of Dorian Grey.
  13. Edward Rochester features in which novel by Charlotte Bronte? Jane Eyre.
  14. Where were the Darling children taken by Peter Pan? Neverland.
  15. What was Mark Twain's real name? Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
  16. What was Bram Stoker's most famous creation? Dracula.
  17. How many Arabian Nights were written about? One Thousand and One.
  18. Colleen McCullough wrote which best-selling novel? The Thorn-Birds.
  19. Whose autobiography was entitled "Bring On the Empty Horses"? David Niven.
  20. Who was Bertie Wooster's valet? Jeeves

One Comment

  1. Russ says:

    David Niven wrote two autobiographies. The first was ‘The Moon’s a Balloon followed by the answer given.

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