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What is the name of Odysseus's faithful wife in Homer's epic poem, 'The Odyssey'?
Name any Vladimir Nabokov novel written in English.
Name any of the narrators of Emily Brontë's 'Wuthering Heights'.
Name any work of literature that has been adapted into a film starring Marlon Brando, excluding 'The Godfather'.
What is the missing word from this 'Hamlet' quote; 'Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer/ The ______ and arrows of outrageous Fortune'?
In what year did Charles Dickens finish publishing 'Bleak House'?
Which eminent 19th century Russian author wrote a famous essay in criticism of shakespeare, and, in particular, 'King Lear'?
What is the name of the narrator and protagonist of Camus's 'L'Etranger'?
What are Alex and his droogs drinking in the beginning of 'A Clockwork Orange'?
'A Perfect Day for Bananafish' was the first short story published in the New Yorker by which American author?
What was the name of F. Scott Fitzgerald's wife, who published her own novel 'Save Me the Waltz'?
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Give either the first or last word of the novel 'Ulysses'.
Which prestigious award did John Updike's novels 'Rabbit Is Rich' and 'Rabbit At Rest' win each?
Who is the villain of Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice'?
Which Romantic poet died from tuberculosis in 1821?
What is the name of Milton's post-Restoration sequel to 'Paradise Lost'?
Which Shakespearean tragedy has been adapted into a 2006 Bollywood film titled 'Omkara'?
What is the name of the fictional village in Gabriel García Márquez's novel 'Cien Años de Soledad' (One Hundred Years of Solitude)
Which British Indian novelist famously received a fatwā ordering his death from Ayatollah Khomeini in 1989?
What is the name of Frank's mentally disturbed brother in Iain Banks's novel 'The Wasp Factory'?
Which Shakespearean sonnet, widely considered to be the most famous, opens with the line 'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?'?

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