Literary Quiz and Answers

Our last Literary Quiz asked for the name of the authors of these books with animal titles.  Here are the answers.

  1. Kangaroo D H Lawrence
  2. White Tiger Aravind Adiga
  3. Cat’s Eye Margaret Atwood
  4. The Leopard Giuseppe Tomasi
  5. The Goose Girl Shannon Hale
  6. The Maltese Falcon Dashiell Hamment
  7. The Silence of the Lambs Thomas Harris
  8. The Whale Rider Witi Ihimaera
  9. To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
  10. The Thorn Birds Colleen McCullough.

Today’s Quiz is a very different one.  Can you match the first lines of these well-known novels with the names of the novels?  Answers next week.

I sent one boy to the gas chamber in Huntsville Beloved
‘Christmas won’t be Christmas without any presents’ grumbled Jo, lying on the rug. Trainspotting
Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much 1984
Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again. No Country for Old Men
All children except one grow up A Tale of Two Cities
It was the best of times; it was the worst of times The Go-Between
It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen Peter Pan
The sweat wis lashing oofay Sick Boy; he wis trembling Rebecca
124 was spiteful.  Full of Baby’s venom Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there Little Women

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