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You Better Shop Around

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"The Four Winds have decided to follow the advice of tazman6619 and shop around for books with windy titles."

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1. An obvious choice is the famous Margaret Mitchell novel starring Rhett Butler. What is the title of this novel?
    Miranda's Revenge
    Juliet's Law
    Gone With the Wind

2. Herman Wouk published two historic novels about the prelude to the Second World War, and the war itself. The second volume is entitled "War and Remembrance". What is the title of the first volume?
    Slattery's Hurricane
    Marjorie Morningstar
    The Winds of War
    Don't Stop the Carnival

3. Trygve Gulbranssen published "Beyond Sing the Woods" and "The Wind from the Mountains". These two volumes are the translation of three books telling the story of a Norse family. What is the family's name?

4. Hayao Miyazaki named a princess in one of his graphic novels after a Greek young woman mentioned in the Odyssey. What is the title of Miyazaki's most famous manga series?
    Medea's Hurricane
    Electra Raises the Thunder
    Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
    Andromache Riding Through a Storm

5. "The Wind From the Sun" is a short story by which famous British sci fi author?
    Arthur C. Clarke
    Isaac Asimov
    Robert Heinlein
    Jules Verne

6. "The Name of the Wind" is the first novel in the fantasy series "The Kingkiller Chronicle" by which American author?
    Patrick Rothfuss
    Terry Pratchett
    Christopher Paolini
    Terry Goodkind

7. Another famous 'windy' novel is Kenneth Grahame's classic children's novel "The Wind in the Willows". Which of the following animal characters is NOT found in this novel?
    Mr. Badger
    Mr. Bear
    Mr. Toad

8. "Anne of Windy Poplars" is the fourth book in the "Anne of Green Gables" series by Lucy Maud Montgomery. In what form is this novel written?
    Magic Realism

9. Richard Hughes' "A High Wind in Jamaica" follows the adventures of a group of English children after they are captured by pirates while on their way from Jamaica to England. Under what alternate title was it published in the US?
    In Hazard
    Storm on the High Seas
    The Innocent Voyage
    Jamaican Rhapsody

10. "The Shadow of the Wind" begins with a ten year old boy being introduced to the Cemetery of Forgotten Books by his father where he is encouraged to choose one book which will end up having special meaning for his life. In which language was this novel by Carlos Ruiz Zafon originally written?

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Compiled Jan 08 13