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If you're looking for quizzes on books written by an author whose surname begins with S, and you don't see their name listed on its own, look in here!   

There are 79 quizzes and 895 trivia questions in this category.
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PERFUME: The Story of a Murderer

This quiz is based on the 1985 gothic novel "Perfume" by Patrick Suskind, whose murderer is born with a supernatural sense of smell.
Difficult (10 qns)
Apr 21 17
42 plays
"Dies the Fire" - A Novel of "The Change" (Part 2)

The story of life after 'The Change' continues in this, part two of my quiz on S.M. Stirling's 2004 novel "Dies the Fire", the first in the "Emberverse I" series. Enjoy!
Tough (10 qns)
72 plays
Ssalia and the Dragons of Avienot

If you think you know all about Ssalia the snake girl's adventure, try answering these questions about Tammy Spahn's fantasy debut novel, "Ssalia and the Dragons of Avienot". Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
72 plays
The Ruins

Dangerous foliage lurks in Scott Smith's "The Ruins", and when six friends set out to visit the ruins in search of a relative, they discover the horrible secrets contained within. Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
270 plays
'Beasts and Superbeasts' - Saki

Saki was the pen name of British author Hector Hugh Munro, who lived from 1870 until killed in 1916 by a German sniper. His short stories are wonderful, and I hope you enjoy this selection from his collection 'Beasts and Superbeasts'.
Difficult (10 qns)
165 plays
Iain Sinclair - novelist, poet, psychogeographer

Iain Sinclair is one of the most interesting, if challenging, UK writers at work today. Try this short introduction to his work.
Difficult (10 qns)
168 plays
"The Little Prince" by Saint-Exupery

A quiz on Antoine de Saint-Exupery's lovely short novel for children and adults, a classic of French literature, published in 1944.
Average (20 qns)
813 plays
Poems by Robert W. Service

These poems were very popular in their time, but I found out the other day that none of the folk I work with have ever heard of him! Enjoy the quiz--it's all about the rhyme.
Average (10 qns)
159 plays
The Blind Men and the Elephant

"It was six men of Hindustan, to learning much inclined, who went to see the Elephant (though all of them were blind), that each by observation might satisfy his mind." How much do you know about John Godfrey Saxe's poem?
Average (10 qns)
171 plays
Lines from "The Best of Robert Service"

Here are ten questions about my favorite Robert Service poems. Warning: spoilers!
Average (10 qns)
99 plays
"Dragonwyck" by Anya Seton

In "Dragonwyck" (1944), Anya Seton relates the romantic Gothic tale of a rich landowner and his innocent kinswoman. Warning: SPOILERS.
Tough (10 qns)
81 plays
Witch of Blackbird Pond

This quiz is on the book, the "Witch of Blackbird Pond" by Elizabeth George Speare. In my opinion, it is a great work of literature.
Average (10 qns)
219 plays
"And I Don't Want to Live This Life"

This quiz is about the sad but true story written by Deborah Spungen, mother of Nancy Spungen, girlfriend of Sid Vicious.
Difficult (10 qns)
429 plays
Arrigo Beyle, Milanese - aka Stendhal

He wrote in the 19th century, found his readership in the 20th and even today still has to be discovered by many as one of the real top classic authors of world literature.
Tough (10 qns)
144 plays
The Southern Belle Primer

Maryln Schwartz's handbook on being a Southern Belle-answering the age old question of why Princess Margaret will never be Kappa Kappa Gamma. Are you up to Belledom?
Tough (10 qns)
336 plays
"The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield

Here is a short quiz on the mystifying novel, 'The Thirteenth Tale".
Average (10 qns)
168 plays
"Shane" by Jack Schaefer

This quiz is on the book "Shane" by Jack Schaefer.
Average (20 qns)
297 plays
'Arms of Nemesis' Steven Saylor

I'm surprised that there aren't any quizzes on Steven Saylor's detective hero, Gordianus the Finder! Here's a quiz dedicated to his book, featuring the ancient Roman sleuth.
Tough (10 qns)
144 plays
"The Bronze Horseman" by Paullina Simons

"The Bronze Horseman" is an epic love story set in World War II era Russia. It focuses on the siege of Leningrad. Good Luck!
Average (15 qns)
72 plays
"Dies the Fire" - A Novel of "The Change" (Part 1)

What do you remember of this, the first novel of "The Change" series (also known as "Emberverse I") published in 2004 by S.M. Stirling? This is the first of two quizzes on the book. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
111 plays
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

A quiz for the novel 'One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich' by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.
Tough (10 qns)
105 plays
The Weird and Wonderful Will Self

To those who have delved into the warped worlds that he creates in his books, Will Self is an astonishing writer. His dry wit and sharp satire permeate on all levels of his work, as do his trademark themes of violence, sexuality and absurdity among the m
Tough (10 qns)
90 plays
"Out Of The Dark" Part One

This is one of the books that Sharon Sala wrote. Hope you enjoy the quiz!
Tough (10 qns)
123 plays
'Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee' by Meera Syal

I really liked the book so I thought I'd write a quiz about it. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
108 plays
"The Wolves of Mercy Falls" - Characters

I will describe a character from Maggie Stiefvater's "The Wolves of Mercy Falls" series and you tell me who it is. Information from all four books is used, so beware of spoilers. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
72 plays
"The Blue Bottle Club" by Penelope J. Stokes

This is a quiz on the excellent book "The Blue Bottle Club" by Penelope J. Stokes. Enjoy!
Tough (25 qns)
186 plays
Trivia about "Cat Running"

This is my first quiz, and I would LOVE to hear from anyone who takes it. I welcome corrections and comments, and I hope you enjoy this quiz on the wonderful book, "Cat Running", by Zilpha Keatley Snyder.
Average (10 qns)
135 plays
"Six Feet Under" - "Better Living Through Death"

This quiz is on the companion book to the television program "Six Feet Under", "Better Living Through Death". This book contains a collection of letters, photographs and documents charting the history of the Fishers and their extended family.
Difficult (20 qns)
177 plays
Miss Skeeter from "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett

Miss Skeeter, in my opinion, is one of the more interesting characters in the book. This is about who she is and her character. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
162 plays
Death With Interruptions

A book by Nobel Prize-winning author Jose Saramago, this novel outlines the various ramifications after one country discovers that one day, death ceases to be. What happens when no-one dies? Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
96 plays
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