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In which Shakespeare play would you find the quote, 'Alas, poor Yorick!'
Professor Moriarty is the archenemy of which fictional detective?
In which Charles Dickens novel would you find Abel Magwitch?
The Llewelyn Davies boys were the inspiration for which J.M. Barrie novel?
Wordsworth's 'I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud' is also known by which name?
Name any member of Enid Blyton's 'Famous Five'
Who is the author of the novels 'Rebecca' and 'Jamaica Inn'?
In the beginning of 'The Wind in the Willows', what geographical feature is Mole fascinated by?
Benedick and Beatrice are characters in which Shakespeare play?
About which war was 'The Charge of the Light Brigade' written?
Who is Peter Rabbit's cousin?
In the 'Lord of the Rings' series, how many members make up The Fellowship?
Which 'A Christmas Carol' character was 'as dead as a door-nail'?
What 1877 novel was the only published work by Anna Sewell?
The conch shell is a significant item in which 1954 novel?
'To a Mouse' is a work by which Scottish poet?
What colour do the playing cards paint the roses in 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'?
What are elephants called in 'Winnie the Pooh'?
'Wuthering Heights' is set in which historic county?
What book is narrated by Jim Hawkins?
Professors Snape, McGonagall, Sprout and Flitwick taught at which fictional school?
In Roald Dahl's 'Matilda', what relation is Miss Trunchbull to Miss Honey?
What instrument does the Owl play in Lear's 'The Owl and the Pussycat'?
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Eric Arthur Blair is the real name of which author?
'La Belle Dame sans Merci' is a ballad by which poet?
Name any of the Bennet sisters from Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice'
Arietty, Pod and Homily are characters in which novel by Mary Norton?
Cair Paravel, Lantern Waste and the Stone Table are situated in which fantasy world?
Who works as a governess for Mr Rochester in the 1847 novel by Charlotte Brontë?
From what country does Mary Lennox travel in 'The Secret Garden'?
Which Ian Fleming protagonist is known by his code number, 007?
Which poet wrote 'A Child's Christmas in Wales'?
'Watership Down' features what type of animal?
Which George Orwell novel features the character Winston Smith?
In Kipling's 'The Jungle Book', what type of animal is Bagheera?
Sir Walter Scott's 'Ivanhoe' is set in which century?
The publication of which book led to a fatwā being issued against Salman Rushdie?
Who wrote under the pen name 'Robert Galbraith' in 2013?
What did the Mariner shoot with his crossbow in 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner'?
Which Irvine Welsh novel was made into a 1996 film?
Who lived at 56B Whitehaven Mansions, Charterhouse Square, London?
How many novels make up the Harry Potter series?
Who wrote 'War of the Worlds'?
The Canterbury Tales are a work of which poet of the Middle Ages?
What is the name given to the part of Westminster Abbey where literary greats are honoured and buried?

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