Author by Inane Biographical Detail

Random Literature or biography Quiz

Can you name the author, based on clues about their lives (and some style)?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to Play
Score 0/18 Timer 10:00
BiographyAuthor
He called the cigarettes that he smoked, 'a classy way to commit suicide.' So it goes.
This chelloveck had a horrorshow time with his droogs at St. Edmund's Elementary School.
He was born in Chicago. He liked to fish. And drink beer.
Working at Blacking Warehouse was among his worst of times as a child.
The first time he saw Shirley Held, he fell madly in love with her.
He received an operation to correct an eye condition, but it didn't help him with the fatwa problem.
She learned to Use--Dashes and Slant Rhyme--at Mount Holyoke--Family--Seminary
Things fell apart for this author when he got a second-class university degree.
Although his date of birth is still unknown/In April we do note his great renown
BiographyAuthor
He was born in Union County, not Yoknapatawpha.
When drawing a portrait of this artist as a young man, we should remember he was afraid of dogs and thunderstorms.
He behaved badly at Magdalen College, not understanding the importance of earnestness.
It is universally acknowledged that she almost died of typhus at eight years old.
He didn't find no humor in his brother's 1858 death while he was a-workin' on the river.
He had two sisters, so he never had the experience of having a big brother.
Like one of his characters, he had epilepsy; unlike that character, he was the second-oldest, not fourth-oldest brother.
Just like all happy families, his wife Sophia proof-read his novels.
God, he hated that phony girl Oona O'Neill when he was dating her.

Friend Scores


  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...

Extras

Created Oct 4, 2011ReportNominate
Tags:author, biography, detail, live, style