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"A literary work is often named after its main character. Some titles are descriptions of characters, not names. For example, in John Fowles' novel, Sarah Woodruff is "The French Lieutenant's Woman." How many of these title characters can you identify?"
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In a novel by Alexandre Dumas the elder, who are Athos, Porthos and Aramis?
The Toilers of the Sea
The Men of Good Will
The Three Musketeers
In a sixteenth-century English play, who is Barabas?
The Jew of Malta
The Knight of the Burning Pestle
What is the name of Shakespeare's "Merchant of Venice"?
In an eighteenth-century English novel, who is Dr Charles Primrose?
The Unfortunate Traveller
The Vicar of Wakefield
The Orphan of China
In a novel by Anthony Trollope, who is Septimus Harding?
The American Senator
The Prime Minister
In a novel by D. H. Lawrence, who is Oliver Mellors?
The Man Who Died
Lady Chatterley's Lover
Dorothy L. Sayers is best known as a writer of detective novels featuring Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane, but in 1941 she wrote a series of radio plays about Jesus. What was it called?
The Man Born to be King
The Son of Man
Man of Nazareth
King of Kings
Robert Bolt wrote a historical play called "A Man for All Seasons," which was made into a film directed by Fred Zinnemann. Who was the subject of the play?
King Charles II
Sir Thomas More
In a novel by Kingsley Amis, who is James Dixon?
The Green Man
One Fat Englishman
The last novel of Anthony Burgess, published in 1993, is called "A Dead Man in Deptford." Who is its central character, to whom the title refers?
Jack the Ripper
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