Some sample questions from this category:
* Tolstoy's novel "War and Peace" is set against the Napoleonic wars. Which of the following characters is one of the protagonists in "War and Peace"?
* In "Pillars of the Earth" by Ken Follett, the protagonist is Tom Builder. What is the magnum opus Tom Builder wants to realise?
* James Clavell wrote several novels set in various epochs in Asia. Which of the following novels is set in Japan around 1600, the dawn of the Edo period?
* In Umberto Eco's "The Name of the Rose", a British friar travels to an Italian monastery where several monks die under suspicious circumstances. What is the name of the friar who finally unravels several mysteries?
* Time for a French historic novel. Emile Zola left us a novel in which he described a coalminers' strike in the north of France. What is the title of this book?