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1 The Scar
"The Scar" by China Mieville is a fantastic read. The world created within the book is so different, but so real at the same time. How much do you know about this book that was recommended by Lias777 in the Author's Lounge Book Club?
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10 Q
zippolover
Today!
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2 Don Mendo's Revenge
"La venganza de don Mendo" is a famous Spanish play by Pedro Muņoz Seca. Do you dare to explore its plot?
Tough
10 Q
pfxc
Sep 23 13
63 plays
3 The Characters of "1Q84"
Weaving their way through the parallel realities of Haruki Murakami's "1Q84", a small cast of characters deal with conflict, confusion, and loss in a fantastic way. Do you remember them? (English translation used. Spoilers are included.) Good luck!
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10 Q
kyleisalive
Sep 01 13
63 plays
4 "Shatter Me" and "Unravel Me"
This is a quiz about the "Shatter Me" series by Tahereh Mafi. It will include questions from "Shatter Me" and "Unravel Me". Good luck!
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10 Q
littlecrossen
Aug 24 13
54 plays
5 'Running Water' by Rohinton Mistry
Rohinton Mistry (1952- )is a new generation Canadian writer from Indian origin. 'Running Water' is a beautiful story. Here various socio-cultural aspects of the mountain hamlets of the Himalayan region in India are narrated along with an anecdote.
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10 Q
indranil49
Nov 13 11
75 plays
6 Ngaio Marsh
Ngaio Marsh wrote a long series of mysteries. See what you remember about them - and her!
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10 Q
ertrum
Feb 22 04
201 plays
7 A Rumpole Quiz
Poetry, claret, small cigars, gravy stains, a disreputable old hat and a passion for justice. What do you know about John Mortimer's finest creation (in my humble opinion), barrister Horace Rumpole? May contain a couple of spoilers.
Tough
10 Q
einhardno
Mar 02 14
132 plays
8 'Indelible Ink' by Fiona McGregor
The Australian author Fiona McGregor has created a novel which both embodies the life of the city where it is set, and transcends such narrow boundaries.
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10 Q
looney_tunes
Sep 25 13
75 plays
9 Rumpole of the Bailey
I couldn't find a quiz about my favourite barrister so I had to make one up. If you are a fellow Rumpole fan, you should find this easy.
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10 Q
MotherGoose
Jul 18 02
474 plays
10 "To His Coy Mistress" by Andrew Marvell
Generations of students have met this poem which appears to set about the business of seduction in a very persuasive way. Can you remember some of the important details? All spellings have been modernised.
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10 Q
Philian
Dec 01 03
495 plays
11 Life of Pi
A boy, a boat and a Bengal tiger! A quick quiz on Yann Martel's Booker prize winning novel.
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10 Q
quogequox
May 03 04
816 plays
12 The Cross
"The Cross" is the second book in the "Vampire Federation" series written by Sean McCabe (Scott G. Mariani in the U.K.). Good luck and enjoy the quiz!
Tough
10 Q
tiffanyram
Jun 01 12
84 plays
13 The Man from Stone Creek
"The Man from Stone Creek" is a very good book by Linda Lael Miller. WARNING: my quiz may contain spoilers.
Tough
10 Q
jojanne1974
May 01 08
138 plays
14 The Mystery Novels of Dame Ngaio Marsh
Ngaio Marsh (1895-1982), along with Dorothy L Sayers, Margery Allingham, and Agatha Christie, was one of the Queens of Crime of mid-20th century detective fiction. She wrote more than 30 novels featuring Chief Inspector Roderick Alleyn.
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10 Q
Macjaq
Sep 08 10
117 plays
15 Peyton Place
I thought that I would write my first quiz on my favourite book of all time, "Peyton Place" by Grace Metalious. The questions, which are all multiple choice, relate to the book and not the TV mini series. I hope you enjoy.
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10 Q
bopeep
Mar 30 08
270 plays
16 The Works of James A. Michener
How much do you know about the writings of Pulitzer Prize winning author, James A. Michener?
Tough
10 Q
Eolena
Feb 12 07
270 plays
17 "Tales of the City" by Armistead Maupin
This quiz is about the first book in Armistead Maupin's brilliant "Tales of the City" series.
Tough
10 Q
psiren
Sep 28 07
186 plays
18 The first Karl May Quiz
Karl May is a German author who mainly wrote adventure stories. His books are translated into many languages and are read by people of all ages. The main focus of this quiz will be on Karl May`s biography and the novels that take place in the USA.
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15 Q
Chris1013
Sep 05 03
141 plays
19 The Great Christopher Moore
I'm Mervertmoon and this is my first quiz about one of the finest authors of our time, Christopher Moore.
Tough
10 Q
mervertmoon
Aug 22 11
99 plays
20 Margaret Mahy - The Changeover
"The Changeover" by Margaret Mahy is one of my favourite books. See what you remember about it.
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10 Q
Sallyo
Aug 23 05
117 plays
21 Cloud of Sparrows
"Cloud of Sparrows" is a great work of historical fiction by Takashi Matsuoka. This is one book I would definitely recommend! Good luck!
Tough
10 Q
tiffanyram
Mar 09 08
132 plays
22 Fallen Angels
This quiz will test your knowledge on Walter Dean Myers's book "Fallen Angels".
Tough
10 Q
greaserfan
Feb 08 09
153 plays
23 The Squire's Tales
This is a quiz on random information from the fantastic series of books "The Squire's Tales" by Gerald Morris. Don't do this quiz if you haven't read all the books or you might find something out you wish you hadn't! Have fun and good luck!
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10 Q
catden
Nov 27 07
111 plays
24 Judith Michael's "Deceptions"
In Judith Michael's novel "Deceptions", twin sisters decided to switch places. Take the quiz to see what happens to them when they take over each other's lives.
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10 Q
jericha
May 05 07
135 plays
25 The Characters of "Cloud Atlas"
I'll describe a character from the incredible book "Cloud Atlas" by David Mitchell, and you tell me who it is. Enjoy!
Tough
10 Q
zebra101
Feb 21 13
90 plays
26 Christy's World
My all-time favorite book would have to be Catherine Marshall's "Christy". This quiz is all about the people in the book and the events that happened to them. For all of you fellow Christy fans out there, let's see how well you know this book!
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20 Q
layadriel
Feb 25 03
219 plays
27 'The Pursuit of Love' - Nancy Mitford
Nancy Mitford gained success with her novel 'The Pursuit of Love', which she based on her own upbringing in the lower upper classes in the 1930s.
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10 Q
teadrinker
Mar 01 07
153 plays
28 The Cruel Sea
Monsarrat's novel depicts life aboard a World War II warship and the impact of combat and months at sea on its crew. This quiz is based on the editions published after the 1953 film, and incorporate the minor changes made for the film.
Tough
10 Q
sancho_pft
Jan 12 07
177 plays
29 Jill Mansell: 'The One You Really Want' Quiz!
This is one of my favourite books so I just HAD to make a quiz on it.
Tough
20 Q
Zoe_and_Kez
Jun 19 07
150 plays
30 Lamb
This is about the book "Lamb" by Christopher Moore.
Tough
10 Q
nightswimming5
Apr 24 09
138 plays
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