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Kage Baker's "Life of the World to Come"

"The Life of the World to Come" is a Company novel by Kage Baker.
Average
10 Q
RufusDufus
Jun 28 11
81 plays
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Jorge Luis Borges and his prose

Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) was one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. Test your knowledge of his biography and prosaic oeuvre.
Tough
20 Q
ogonczyk
Aug 12 04
186 plays
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"Jaws": the Movie vs the Book

This quiz will compare the story of "Jaws", the book by Peter Benchley, and the movie. Big spoilers ahead if you haven't read the book!
Difficult
10 Q
Skyflyerjen
Feb 16 16
138 plays
4
"Scouting For Boys" Robert Baden-Powell 1908

The 1908 tome from the founding father of Scouting, Robert Baden-Powell, is couched in remarkable phraseology and frequently breaches what we would perceive to be the rules of "political correctness". Enjoy my very light-hearted examination of his work.
Difficult
20 Q
Simon_Templar
Apr 11 07
426 plays
5
Buck's "The Good Earth"

For the 2006-2007 Academic Decathlon year, we students had to read this stunning novel. Let's see how much you know it!
Average
10 Q
specialkarah
Jun 23 06
264 plays
6
The Salt Eaters

The community of Claybourne prepares for a festival while Velma Henry undergoes a healing ritual at the Southwest Community Infirmary in Toni Cade Bambara's 1980 debut novel. Good luck!
Tough
10 Q
kyleisalive
Oct 24 11
96 plays
7
Jonathan Livingston Seagull

A quiz on Richard Bach's allegory of life, love and flight through the eyes of a seabird.
Tough
15 Q
Oddball
Jun 02 04
282 plays
8
Six Decrees of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon's work 'Instauratio Magna' described his plan to develop a new approach to the systematic development of learning, set out in six stages. It is considered the first statement of what is now known as the Scientific Method.
Tough
10 Q
looney_tunes
Jul 11 15
126 plays
9
Poet: Ethel Lynn Beers

Ethel Lynn Beers was a well known poet during the American Civil War. Today she is relatively unknown. This quiz will be questions geared toward learning more about her.
Tough
10 Q
nammage
May 02 09
117 plays
10
Best Kept Secrets

Desmond Bagley's novels are filled with characters with hidden agendas and usually contain a secret little twist at the end. I'll provide you with a brief description of the plot and a subtle hint, see if you can identify the title.
Average
10 Q
pollucci19
Oct 07 12
147 plays
11
The Romantic Lord Byron

This quiz covers the writings of the great Romantic poet Lord Byron, George Gordon.
Difficult
15 Q
skylarb
Jul 04 03
348 plays
12
The Thirty-Nine Steps

"The Thirty-Nine Steps", published in 1915, was the first of John Buchan's adventure novels to feature the character Richard Hannay. This quiz covers the book, which differs greatly from Alfred Hitchcock's 1935 film of the same name.
Tough
10 Q
PDAZ
Dec 08 15
111 plays
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The Heroine

Cherry Wilkinson sets out to become a full-fledged heroine but finds herself getting into a great deal of mischief in Eaton Stannard Barrett's 1813 Gothic parody. Will she become the persecuted heroine she so desires? Good luck!
Difficult
10 Q
kyleisalive
Jun 29 11
96 plays
14
Running with Scissors

This quiz is based on the 2002 best-selling memoir by Augusten Burroughs. It does not rely on knowledge of the 2006 film.
Average
15 Q
filmmaker03
Jul 16 06
357 plays
15
Melanie Travis Mysteries, Part 1-The Basics

If you've read the Melanie Travis mysteries by Laurien Berenson, you'll ace this quiz! If not, then hopefully it'll make you want to read the series!
Tough
10 Q
Morrigan
Nov 24 06
117 plays
16
Pontypool Changes Everything

Tony Burgess' "Pontypool Changes Everything" follows the progression of an odd occurrence in which humankind is destroying itself with a disease passed through the English language. Good luck!
Tough
10 Q
kyleisalive
Jul 02 09
120 plays
17
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

Alan Bradley's delightful novel, the first in his Flavia de Luce series, features one of the most unique heroines in the mystery genre. Flavia is a combination of Sherlock Holmes, Madame Curie, and Scout Finch.
Average
10 Q
Onionsauce
Oct 27 11
102 plays
18
The Sweet Hereafter

A horrible accident in the town of Sam Dent ends with the deaths of fourteen young children; this story by Russell Banks follows four people dealing with the tragic aftermath. Good luck!
Tough
10 Q
kyleisalive
Aug 27 11
96 plays
19
"The Templar Legacy"

This quiz is about one of my favorite books, "The Templar Legacy" by Steve Berry. I recommend reading the book before taking the quiz. Enjoy!
Tough
10 Q
frowny333
Jun 08 07
255 plays
20
Rest in Pieces

"Rest In Pieces" is the second Mrs. Murphy Mystery written by Rita Mae Brown and Sneaky Pie Brown. Good luck!
Difficult
10 Q
kyleisalive
Dec 31 04
126 plays
21
Poppy Z. Brite

Here is a quiz about the greatest horror author of all time.
Average
10 Q
Morrigan716
Jun 30 01
411 plays
22
"Jaws": The Novel

Have you read the novel that inspired the 1975 Blockbuster film "Jaws"? Do you remember much about it? Take this quiz and find out. The novel was written by Peter Benchley.
Difficult
10 Q
garfield2710
May 18 09
513 plays
23
M.C.Beaton ~ The Agatha Raisin Mysteries

Agatha Raisin is the creation of M.C. Beaton. Agatha is a cranky but lovable character who loves trying her hand at sleuthing in the Cotswold village of Carsley. Murder and mayhem is always just around the corner.
Average
10 Q
lorstrivia
Feb 13 10
141 plays
24
William S. Burroughs, beat author.

William S. Burroughs' novels are bizarre, absurdly creative, and controversial creations. His life was the stuff of legend. Take this quiz and show what you know about this novelist, sometimes called Godfather of the Beats.
Average
10 Q
paleape
Jul 26 03
261 plays
25
The Sweet Potato Queen's Book of Love

Jill Conner Brown, a fallen Southern Belle, looks at love, life, men, marriage, and being prepared.
Tough
10 Q
pigwaller
Mar 04 08
171 plays
26
Wish You Were Here

This is the first book in the "Mrs. Murphy Mystery" series by Rita Mae and Sneaky Pie Brown. I hope you enjoyed the book, and good luck on the quiz. :)
Difficult
10 Q
kyleisalive
Nov 05 04
129 plays
27
Le Colonel Chabert

One of Honore de Balzac's most enduring works, 'Le Colonel Chabert' is a tale of identity and disenfranchisement. Although this quiz contains spoilers, the book is worth reading even if you already know the plot.
Tough
10 Q
CellarDoor
Jun 13 01
210 plays
28
Brown, Alice

This quiz is on Alice Brown who was primarily a novelist but also wrote plays, non-fiction, had collaborations with other writers, and wrote poetry. She is relatively unknown today though much of her work is still out there for everyone to read.
Average
15 Q
Nammage
Feb 10 13
90 plays
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A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil

Nothing like a little murder to reunite schoolmates. What happens when someone you grew up with is murdered? In Christopher Brookmyre's novel, a man returns to his hometown to have his ex-classmates fill in the blanks. Good luck!
Difficult
10 Q
kyleisalive
Nov 10 06
138 plays
30
Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil

One of the best non-fiction Books I've ever read. I knew the people in this book and still can't believe it's true. 'Midnight In The Garden of Good And Evil'!
Average
10 Q
crackednut
Dec 20 01
552 plays
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