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The flying island described in 'Gulliver's Travels'
The country estate owned by Fitzwilliam Darcy in 'Pride and Prejudice'
The Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe and Everything in The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
Fictional species in 'The Time Machine', who are dwelling underground in the English countryside of AD 802,701 in a troglodyte civilization, maintaining ancient machines
Women rights activist Mary Wollstonecraft died while giving birth to this author
Competitive sport in the Wizarding World of the Harry Potter universe
Nonsense poem who features in Lewis Carroll's 'Through the Looking-Glass'
What is the opening line of 'Moby-Dick'
'It was a pleasure to burn.' was the first line of which book?
The number of rings of power given to man in the Lord of the Rings series
English female novelist who wrote under the pen name George Eliot
What was the firstnamnes of the Grimm-brothers?
In which novel do we meet the Eloi and the Morlocks?
Tarzans real English name
Number of syllables in a haiku
Fictional town described in Gabriel García Márquez's novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude
Fictional town on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922 central in 'The Great Gatsby'
Don Quixote's horse in the novel Don Quixote
What is the repeated answer from the Raven in Edgar Allen Poes poem?
The number of books in the New Testament, for almost all Christian traditions today
The words sadism and sadist are derived from this authors name because of his erotic works
The city of events in 'Slaughterhouse-Five' during WWII
This Spanish playwright wrote the earliest fully developed dramatisation of the Don Juan legend: 'The Trickster of Seville and the Stone Guest'
American playwright and essayist who were married to Marilyn Monroe 1956-61
The Stratemeyer Syndicate's ran the 'Bobbsey Twins'-series under this pseudonym
The horse ridden by the character Zorro in several movies and books
'The Sun Also Rises' takes place in this city
Comedy by Aristophanes were the women of Greece withhold sexual privileges to end the Peloponnesian War
The capital city of the fictional Land of Oz in L. Frank Baum's Oz books
11th century Japanese literature sometimes called the world's first novel, the first modern novel, or the first psychological novel
This epic novel by Frank Herbert is the world's best-selling science fiction novel
The fanatic feminist movement in 'The World According to Garp'
Literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel, written in the English language, and published in the UK
In 'The Music Man', this number of trombones led the big parade
A controlled language created by the totalitarian state as a tool to limit freedom of thought in '1984'
Number of King Arthurs Knights of the Round Table
This play by Agatha Christie is the longest running show (of any type) of the modern era on the West End of London, running since 1952
Arthur Conan Doyle publishes this first Sherlock Holmes story in 1887
In Richard Adams' 'Watership Down', what type of animal are Fiver, Hazel and Bigwig?
The real name of the fictional charachter Zorro
Narrative mode or device that depicts the multitudinous thoughts and feelings which pass through the mind, also called interior monologue
Book-series by George R. R. Martin adapted into the TV-series 'A Game of Thrones'
Fictional sea song, originally from Robert Louis Stevenson's novel 'Treasure Island'
London address of the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, created by author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Real-life historic church position and central characters in 'The Canterbury Tales', whos role was to gather money in exchange for absolution from sin
David's 'Shepherd Psalm' number
The number of books in the Protestant and Hebrew Old Testament
The 19th century Nantucket whaleship that appears in 'Moby-Dick'

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