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Complete these author names ... [T----- --rdy, R----rd ---ling, J--es ---ce, Al---- H---ey, G----- O----l]
Answer : Thomas Hardy, Rudyard Kipling, James Joyce, Aldous Huxley, George Orwell
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I am famous as a writer of childrens fantasy stories with unexpected endings and unsentimental dark humour. I died in 1990 and grew up near a confectionery factory. Who am I ... ? [----- ----]
Answer : Roald Dahl
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Which writer of crime and mystery novels disappeared triggered a public outcry and massive manhunt after disappearing for 11 days in 1926 after finding that their partner had been unfaithful.
Answer : Agatha Christie
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The phrase coined to describe a British cultural movement of the 1950s was ... ?
Option : Playground Pomp
Option : Subtext realism
Option : Indirect Expletive
Option : Kitchen Sink Realism
Answer : Kitchen Sink Realism
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Who released Midnight's Children in 1981 but went on to write a much more controversial book.
Answer : Salman Rushdie
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Which English author wrote The Sandman, Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book ... ?
Option : Neil Raymond
Option : Neil Strauss
Option : Neil Gaiman
Option : Neil Sherwood
Answer : Neil Strauss
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Eric Arthur Blair wrote under the name ... ?
Option : Anthony Burgess
Option : George Orwell
Option : Ted Hughes
Option : Aldous Huxley
Answer : George Orwell
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The sequel of Helen Fielding's Bridget Joness Diary was titled - Bridget Jones: [--- E--- of ------]
Answer : The Edge of Reason
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Nothin To Be Done, is the opening line and an often repeated line in ... ? [------- for G----]
Answer : Waiting for Godot
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The Seven Pillars of Wisdom is the autobiography of ... ? [-. -. --------]
Answer : T. E. Lawrence

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