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Who wrote the novel "The Prince and the Pauper"?

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Mark Twain. "The Prince and the Pauper" was Mark Twain's first attempt at historical fiction.

Who wrote the science fiction book "Stranger in a Strange Land"?

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Robert A. Heinlein. Robert Anson Heinlein's "Stranger in a Strange Land" was published in 1961.

In "Harriet the Spy", Harriet and her friends form a club and give it what name?

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Spy Catchers Club. Louise Fitzhugh published "Harriet the Spy" in 1964.

Edward Albee wrote this famous play in the sixties?

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Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?. Edward Albee was dismissed in less than a year from Valley Forge Military Academy.

Where did J.K. Rowling write most of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone?

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In Edinburgh Cafes. It took J. K. Rowling six years to write "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone".

In the novel of the same name, who was the owner of Jurassic Park?

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John Hammond. "Jurassic Park" was a science fiction novel by Michael Crichton.

Who wrote the sci-fi book "Ringworld"?

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Larry Niven. Larry Niven's novel "Ringworld" is followed by three sequels and ties into many other of his books.

"Marley was dead to begin with" is the first line of what famous novel?

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A Christmas Carol. At the beginning of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, Marley had been dead for seven years.

What novel uses the term "doubleplusungood"?

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1984. George Orwell came up with the fictional language of Newspeak, where words serve as both nouns and verbs.

In "O Captain! My Captain!", what does the ship symbolize?

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America. Contrary to popular belief, only ship captains who are also ordained ministers can marry people at sea.

How can Scrooge avoid the future he is shown in "A Christmas Carol"?

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Change His Personality. Scrooge is visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.

Naomi Norvik's "His Majesty's Dragon" was released under what title in the United Kingdom?

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Temeraire. "His Majesty's Dragon" won the Compton Crook Award in 2007 for best novel in the science fiction/fantasy category.

Who wrote the book "The Dragon Prince"?

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Melanie Rawn. "The Dragon Prince" was the first novel by Melanie Rawn in the trilogy also titled "Dragon Prince Trilogy".

In the book "Cross", who is given the nickname "The Butcher of Sligo"?

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Michael Collins. "Cross" begins with a flashback to the murder of Cross's wife, Maria.

What is the primary subject of the best-selling book "The Secret" by Rhonda Byrne?

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The Law Of Attraction. Rhonda Byrne wrote "The Power" as a follow up to "The Secret" after being inspired by answering letters from her readers.

In what dialect of Italian is "The Divine Comedy" written?

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Tuscan. "The Divine Comedy" was written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and 1321.

Who wrote "The Odyssey"?

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Homer. Homer also wrote "The Iliad".

Who is the elephant-headed deity in Hinduism?

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Ganesha. Ganesha is known as "The Remover of Obstacles".

Which famous writer was recognized as a social satirist later in his career?

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Kurt Vonnegut. Kurt Vonnegut died April 11, 2007, at the age of 84.

In "Flowers for Algernon", who is Algernon?

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The Mouse. "Flowers for Algernon" was written by Daniel Keyes.

 

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