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1 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
225 plays
2 "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
516 plays
3 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
501 plays
4 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!
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10 Q
tiffanyram
Jun 01 12
90 plays
5 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
135 plays
6 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.
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einhardno
Mar 02 14
159 plays
7 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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quogequox
May 03 04
876 plays
8 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
279 plays
9 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.
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10 Q
jojanne1974
May 01 08
150 plays
10 "Tales of the City" by Armistead Maupin
This quiz is about the first book in Armistead Maupin's brilliant "Tales of the City" series.
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10 Q
psiren
Sep 28 07
195 plays
11 The Works of James A. Michener
How much do you know about the writings of Pulitzer Prize winning author, James A. Michener?
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10 Q
Eolena
Feb 12 07
300 plays
12 '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
87 plays
13 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
129 plays
14 Hell House
Richard Matheson's 1971 novel tells the story of four people who spend a week in Belasco Manor trying to determine if life after death really exists. They find more than they bargained for. Good luck!
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kyleisalive
Aug 07 14
87 plays
15 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!
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10 Q
tiffanyram
Mar 09 08
135 plays
16 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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jericha
May 05 07
138 plays
17 '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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teadrinker
Mar 01 07
159 plays
18 Fallen Angels
This quiz will test your knowledge on Walter Dean Myers's book "Fallen Angels".
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10 Q
greaserfan
Feb 08 09
159 plays
19 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.
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10 Q
sancho_pft
Jan 12 07
180 plays
20 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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kyleisalive
Sep 01 13
90 plays
21 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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catden
Nov 27 07
135 plays
22 The Telltale Lilac Bush: Ghosts of West Virginia
Welcome! The following questions pertain to ghostly apparitions in West Virginia, as told in the book, "The Telltale Lilac Bush." The late Ruth Ann Musick wrote all the stories in this book that are on this quiz. Are you ready?
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dilly_bar2004
Oct 27 04
186 plays
23 Life of Pi
Yann Martel's "Life of Pi" won the Man Booker Prize in 2002. Martel's creative imagination and vivid description brought us a fascinating story about an Indian boy who embarked on the most remarkable adventure one could ever imagine.
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10 Q
Matthew_07
Sep 04 09
264 plays
24 "In Flanders Fields"
10 questions about the most famous war poem in history.
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10 Q
beavisbeatle
Nov 09 02
369 plays
25 A Canticle for Leibowitz
About the 1959 nuclear doom science fiction classic by Walter M. Miller.
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10 Q
jbuck919
Apr 13 04
174 plays
26 Judith Michael's 'Pot Of Gold'
This is a quiz about the woman who wins the lottery.
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10 Q
jericha
Mar 20 07
147 plays
27 Bird Box
What if you could no longer look at the world outside your windows? What if what was out there would drive you mad? In Josh Malerman's debut novel, "Bird Box", such an apocalypse exists. Good luck!
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10 Q
kyleisalive
Jun 06 14
81 plays
28 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
150 plays
29 The Walter Mosley Quiz
Mosley is one of my favourite authors. I hope you'll enjoy this quiz on his life and work.
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10 Q
catamount
May 12 04
147 plays
30 John McPhee: The Life and Writings
John McPhee is a national treasure bringing alive anything he writes about. If you don't know his works, come and try this quiz and see if you're not inspired.
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10 Q
dovbear
Nov 11 06
117 plays
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