Literature / 'B' Literature Quiz

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Can you name the answers to these literature questions?

Updated Oct 14, 2012

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Which Old English epic poem features the title character defeating the creature Grendel?
Which novelist came to controversial prominence with 'The Wasp Factory' in 1984?
Who was the title hobbit in 'The Hobbit?'
Which Graham Greene novel follows the career of 17-year-old Pinkie?
Robert Langdon appears in best-selling novels by which novelist?
Which Roald Dahl character befriends a little girl called Sophie, and lives on a diet of snozzcumbers?
Which American novelist is most famous for his 1953 novel 'Fahrenheit 451?'
Which Evelyn Waugh novel of 1945 features the Oxford student Charles Ryder?
Who was the eponymous 'Prisoner of Azkaban,' in the Harry Potter novel?
Which English novelist, author of 'Jane Eyre,' wrote under the pen name Currer Bell?
The ghost of which Macbeth character returns during a public feast?
Who was the mysterious leader of Oceania in 'Nineteen Eighty-Four?'
Who created 'The Marvelous Land of Oz?'
Whose movements on June 16th 1904 are the central plot of James Joyce's 'Ulysses?'
Who created Peter Pan, the boy who never ages?
Which Anglo-Saxon monk and author is known as 'The Venerable?'
Which Charles Dickens novel features the characters Richard Carstone and John Jarndyce?
Who wrote the 1915 novel 'The Thirty-Nine Steps?'
Which novel is set in 'The Year of Our Ford 632?'
Which character first appeared in the 1953 novel 'Casino Royale?'

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