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Stranger Things Have Happened

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Stranger Things Have Happened game quiz
"Here are some trivia questions on books that have strange, or stranger in the title. Some have been made into movies. You will probably have heard of either the author, the novel, or the movie mentioned in the question."

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1. What famous author's last unfinished novel was called "The Mysterious Stranger"?
    Dick Francis
    Mark Twain
    Ogden Nash
    Oscar Wilde

2. "A Strange Sapience" by Daniel Dervin is the biography of what author of "Lady Chatterly's Lover"?
    Answer: (surname only)

3. "The Stranger in My Bed" was a true crime novel about what serial killer?
    John D. Smith
    Jeffery Dahmer
    John Gacy
    Jack the Ripper

4. The novel "Strangers on a Train", by Patricia Highsmith, was made into a movie by which famous director in 1951?
    Wes Craven
    John Carpenter
    Alfred Hitchcock
    Mario Bava

5. What is the name of the book written by Richard Larsen that is about American serial killer Ted Bundy?
    Answer: (Two or Three Words)

6. What street magician wrote an autobiographical book called "Mysterious Stranger"?
    Harry Houdini
    Criss Angel
    David Blaine
    David Copperfield

7. "The Stranger Beside Me" is a novel about serial killer Ted Bundy that was written by what famous true crime novelist?
    Vincent Bugliosi
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Joe McGinnis
    Ann Rule

8. Which 1944 novel by Lillian Smith was banned because of its provocative topic that involved interracial romance?
    Strange Fruit
    Where the Strange Sun Sets
    Strange and Stranger
    Strange Colourings

9. Robert Louis Stevenson wrote which novella in 1886?
    The Strange Case of the Body Snatcher
    The Strange Case of Treasure Island
    The Strange Case of Catriona
    The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

10. The science fiction novel "Stranger in a Strange Land" by Robert A. Heinlein is about a man who was raised by what kind of unusual being?
    A Gorgon
    A Cyclops
    A Valkyrie

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