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1
Literary Drop-a-Letter

This quiz was inspired by a crossword puzzle I once did. The author of a book or play is given, followed by a cryptic-like clue or definition. That description refers to the title of the work, minus one letter. More instructions given in number 1.
Tough
20 Q
adams627
May 18 09
1953 plays
2
The Velveteen Rarebit

In this quiz each question refers to the title of a famous novel in which one of the words has been substituted for something edible by changing a letter in one of the original words. The clues in the questions should help you! Bon appetit!
Tough
10 Q
candy-pop
Aug 08 15
324 plays
3
The Weirdest Bookshop In The World

Fun and games in a surreal shop called "I Hate Books", owned by a man with a daffodil strapped to his head and who's altered well known plots, titles and authors' names. Name his version of the titles from the clues provided.
Average
10 Q
sectant
Jan 30 16
207 plays
4
Mary Stewart Novels - In Other Words

The titles of these Mary Stewart novels have been rephrased. Can you figure out the original names? *No Spoilers*
Average
10 Q
zorba_scank
Jan 25 16
63 plays
5
Literary Change-A-Letter

This quiz is a follow-up to my original "Literary Drop-a-Letter". I'll give you the author of a work, a letter of the alphabet, and a clue. Change one letter of the work into the given letter to form an answer that corresponds with the given clue.
Tough
25 Q
adams627
Jul 21 09
558 plays
6
Books -- In Other Words (With Help!)

Sometimes, it's hard to wrap one's mind around a difficult Brain Teaser. For this quiz, you'll need to determine some book titles...in other words...and I'll give you a little help. Maybe the picture will give a hint-- or not. Good luck!
Tough
10 Q
kyleisalive
Jul 04 12
2343 plays
7
Agatha Christie Titles - In Other Words

The titles of ten well known Agatha Christie novels have been rephrased. Can you figure out the original title? *No Spoilers*
Average
10 Q
zorba_scank
Sep 14 15
246 plays
8
I'm Entitled to This No 2

Can you figure you these well known fairy stories, plays or novels by their sensational newspaper headlines? Have fun.
Easy
10 Q
Creedy
Sep 02 12
1680 plays
9
It's Time For A Change

Would some books have been so popular if their titles were different? Well, here are some titles that could have been used instead of the published ones.
Average
10 Q
Christinap
Jan 31 13
639 plays
10
Agatha Christie Titles - In Other Words #2

Ten more rephrased Christie titles for you to figure out. *No Spoilers*
Average
10 Q
zorba_scank
Sep 18 15
303 plays
11
Literary Mergers

Name the merged title from the description of two literary works with a word or words in common. Example, "Gone with the Wind in the Willows." "A," "An" or "The" at the beginning of any title is omitted.
Tough
10 Q
susanjacosta
May 03 07
840 plays
12
I'm Entitled to This

Can you find the correct names for the following well known works in the rewording of their titles?
Average
10 Q
Creedy
Jun 24 10
816 plays
13
The Old Man and the Sea Quells

Add, change, or drop a letter from the book title 'The Old Man and the Sea' to discover the unwritten sequels that Hemingway might have written in a parallel universe. All questions are fill in the blank.
Easy
10 Q
Chavs
Aug 03 13
342 plays
14
Finding Mr Right

Look for the clue in each sentence to unscramble these heroic characters taken from the literary world. For example; RUNNY FIB HECKLER = Huckleberry Finn.
Average
10 Q
Plodd
Nov 10 12
288 plays
15
Shakespeare in Other Words

Ten questions from Shakespeare's plays, the titles of which are in other words. Can you give me the words I need from those titles?
Easy
10 Q
Creedy
Feb 25 13
945 plays
16
Agatha Christie Titles - In Other Words #3

Ten more Agatha Christie book titles have been rephrased for you to figure out in the final quiz in this series.
Average
10 Q
zorba_scank
Sep 23 15
219 plays
17
Literary Skeletons II

Insert the missing vowels to complete the names of these classical and celebrated writers. For example, SHKSPR would be "Shakespeare". The letter "Y" has also been removed from names when it's used as a vowel.
Average
25 Q
alaspooryoric
Mar 09 13
483 plays
18
Wordwise Books

This game is like the typical Wordwise; however, the answers are all titles of books. The "question" will be a rebus that playfully suggests a title of a book. For example, THE MADDING CROWD----------FAR would be "Far from the Madding Crowd" by Hardy.
Average
10 Q
alaspooryoric
Jun 30 12
318 plays
19
Literary Skeletons

Insert the missing vowels to complete these one-word titles of famous literary classics. The letter "y" has also been removed from titles when it is being used as a vowel. For example, PGMLN would be "Pygmalion".
Average
25 Q
alaspooryoric
Feb 25 13
519 plays
20
Imaginary Creatures

These fractured books all have an imaginary creature in the title.
Average
10 Q
Plodd
Feb 24 12
3141 plays
21
Alternative Novels

Ten cryptic clues to the titles of ten well known novels; let's see how many you can figure out. Good luck.
Tough
10 Q
navaho56
Jun 18 10
381 plays
22
In Other Words

Interpret these book titles and figure out which author is the originator. Some old, some new. Enjoy!
Average
10 Q
alexis722
Mar 30 14
597 plays
23
Add a Letter - Shakespearean Characters

By adding a letter to another word and anagramming, you get the name of a Shakespearean character.
Tough
10 Q
geniusonwheels
Mar 03 09
168 plays
24
Fractured Books

If you love reading then some of these should sound familiar.
Average
10 Q
yada029
Aug 25 07
843 plays
25
Literary Ditloids: How Many Whats?

The following are all literary titles. However, the numbers in the titles have been changed to digits, and the other words in the titles have been reduced to initials. Can you figure them out? Ex. : A T W I 80 D = Around the World in Eighty Days
Average
10 Q
alaspooryoric
Jul 25 14
288 plays
26
Anagrams of Novel Titles

Here are some jumbled titles of novels. Try to unscramble them.
Difficult
10 Q
robert362
Nov 27 00
1080 plays
27
Novels by Women in Other Words

This is the first of my In Other Words quizzes. The titles now are exaggerated and somewhat wordy; your answers will correct that. This quiz is specifically on American women's novels. I hope you have a good time with it.
Very Difficult
10 Q
Windswept
Sep 18 10
225 plays
28
Anagrams of Popular Fiction

All of these are titles of popular novels. Here's one hint: they've all been made into movies.
Difficult
10 Q
robert362
Jan 28 01
813 plays
29
Literary Word Play

Add the two letters indicated to each of the following words and you'll get the name of some American literary works. The first five are novels and the next five are plays.
Difficult
10 Q
robert362
Jan 17 02
534 plays
30
Stephen King Anagrams

Ok, no cheating on this. All Stephen King books and stuff. Also, I threw in a three that need the synonym figured out after you get the anagram. (Which are not necessarily books) Have fun.
Impossible
10 Q
sonstoo2
Jul 02 00
2301 plays
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