Literature and Literary Trivia Questions and Answers
Who wrote Breakfast At Tiffany's?
A: Truman Capote.
What was the 1951 autobiography by Lionel Barrymore?
A: We Barrymores.
What was the particular link between Jean Plaidy, Phillipa Carr
and Victoria Holt?
A: They are the same person.
Which fictional detective refers to using the little gray cells?
A: Hercule Poirot.
What is the real name of the
author of Miss Manners Guide For the
Turn of the Millennium?
A: Judith Martin.
Under which name did American author Samuel Langhorne Clemens
A: Mark Twain.
Whose novel, published at the very end of the 19th century,
produced the most-filmed
horror character of the 20th century?
A: Bram Stoker (Dracula).
Whose novels include Go Tell It On The Mountain?
A: James Baldwin.
What was the first name of New Zealand novelist Ms Marsh?
Who wrote Winesburg,
A: Sherwood Anderson.
Who won a Booker Prize for Midnight's Children?
A: Salmam Rushdie.
In which decade of the century did HG Wells die?
Whose sports-based novels of the 90s include Comeback and To the
A: Dick Francis.
Aunt Agatha and Bingo Little feature in the escapades of which
man about town?
A: Bertie Wooster.
Which writer of horrific happenings was himself involved in a
road accident while out walking in 1999?
A: Stephen King.
In which decade was The Lord Of The Rings first published?
Whose best-selling books include When You Look Like Your Passport
Time To Go Home?
A: Erma Bombeck.
Who penned the airport lounge best seller titled Airport?
A: Arthur Hailey.
Which novelist with an English place last name wrote White Fang?
A: Jack London.
Who wrote I Know Why The Caged Bird
A: Maya Angelou.
Georges Simenon created which character known by one name?
What type of Jungle
animal was Shere Khan?
David John Cornell wrote spy stories under which name?
A: John Le Carre.
In 1917, which Joseph endowed an annual literary prize.
Who wrote Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
A: Edward Albee.