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In 2009 Hilary Mantel won much acclaim for her novel describing the machinations or Henry VIIIs court in the period 1500 to 1535. The book was [W--- H---]
Answer : Wolf Hall
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Name the influential literary prize given each year for the best original full length novel written in English by a Commonwealth, Irish or Zimbabwean writer. [--- ------ P----]
Answer : Man Booker Prize
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A Whole New World, Pushed to the Limit and You Only Live Once are all books by ... ? [J-----]
Answer : Jordan
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Richard Adams heroic fantasy Watership Down is about a group of ... ? [R------]
Answer : Rabbits
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Time for a Tiger, 1985, The Pianoplayers and A Clockwork Orange are novels by ... ?
Option : Ted Hughes
Option : Anthony Burgess
Option : Arthur C. Clarke
Option : Neil Gaiman
Answer : Anthony Burgess
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Homage to Catalonia is a personal account of the Spanish Civil War by ... [G----- O-----]
Answer : George Orwell
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I was born in 1864. I worked in India and South Africa, writing tales celebrating British imperialism. My short stories include The Man Who Would Be King, my most famous poem is ""If.."" Who am I ... ?
Answer : Rudyard Kipling
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In 1956 Science Fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke emigrated to ... ?
Option : France
Option : The United States
Option : Egypt
Option : Sri Lanka
Answer : Sri Lanka
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Samuel Beckett, Winston Churchill, W. B. Yeats and T. S. Eliot have all ... ?
Option : Served in the Royal Navy
Option : Written novels in French
Option : Won a Nobel prize for Literature
Option : Destroyed complete manuscripts
Answer : Won a Nobel prize for Literature
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I was born in 1906 in Dublin. I am a bleak avant-garde writer. My theatre works include Eleutheria and Endgame. My novels include Murphy and Molloy. [------ -------]
Answer : Samuel Beckett

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