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Which writer was responsible for The Three Laws of Robotics?

Isaac Asimov

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Which famous diarist wrote a diary in the form of letters to a person named Kitty?

Anne Frank

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Who wrote the Chronicles of Narnia series of books?

CS Lewis

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Which book opens with the line “It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.”?

1984 by George Orwell

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The aerial bombardment of which German city is described in Kurt Vonnegut's novel Slaughterhouse-Five?


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Which of the following was not one of the working titles for the book Gone With The Wind?

  • Ba! Ba! Black Sheep
  • Bugles Sang True
  • Not In Our Stars
  • The Plantation

The Plantation

The others were all among the several working titles for the book until it was decided to call it Gone With The Wind.

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Which colour is missing from this James Ellroy book title - The ___ Dahlia?


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Which novel has sold the most copies from the following?

  • Don Quixote by Miguel De Cervantes
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling
  • The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  • A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  • The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

Don Quixote by Miguel De Cervantes

It has sold over 500 million copies, nearly more than the other 4 combined. The book is over 400 years old though, which has probably helped!

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In Enid Blyton’s ‘Famous’ series of books, how many children were there?


The fifth character was a dog called Timmy

In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel “The Scarlet Letter”, what was the letter?


It stands for adulteress

The movie 10 Things I Hate About You was based on which Shakespeare comedy?

The Taming Of The Shrew

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Released on April 5, 1974, what was Stephen King’s first published novel?


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Who created the Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy?

Douglas Adams

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The play The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, is set during which historical event?

The Salem Witch Trials

Arthur Miller was married to Marilyn Monroe

What were the surnames of the two main families in Romeo and Juliet?

Montague and Capulet

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By what name is author Robert Galbraith better known as?

JK Rowling

She writes the Cormoran Strike novels as Robert Galbraith

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Which book introduced the computer hacker character, Lisbeth Salander?

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

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What was the surname of famous literary brothers Jacob and Wilhelm?


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Who wrote the book Catch-22?

 Joseph Heller

What book opens with the line "We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold"?

Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas

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In the world of James Bond, how is the character Major Boothroyd better known?


Desmond Llewelyn appeared as Q in 17 James Bond movies

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Which of her own characters did Agatha Christie call a detestable, bombastic, tiresome, egocentric little creep?

Hercules Poirot

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Which 'parsnip' is the author of the book Doctor Zhivago?

Boris Pasternak - Pasternak means Parsnip in Russian.

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Who wrote the 1886 gothic novella ‘The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’?

Robert Louis Stevenson

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What was the name of the hotel in the book and movie of The Shining?

The Overlook Hotel

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Joseph Conrad's novel Heart of Darkness features a narrated voyage up which African river?

Congo River

The Congo river was formerly known as the Zaire River

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What are the 9 circles of hell from Dante’s inferno?

Limbo, Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Anger, Heresy, Violence, Fraud, and Treachery.

What is the name of the spell used by Ron and Hermoine in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone to make their feathers fly?

Wingardium Leviosa

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In Pride and Prejudice, who does Jane Bennet marry?

Charles Bingley

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Name all four March sisters in Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women?

Margaret/Meg, Josephine/Jo, Elizabeth/Beth and Amy

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