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>Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

September 17, 2010

>Children’s: What children’s classic stars a hungry creature who chomps an apple, two pears, three plums, four strawberries and five oranges?

Classics: What story starts: “Marley was dead, to begin with”?

Non-Fiction: What Jimi Hendrix album did his bassist Noel Redding pick for his autobiography?

Book Club: Who contrasts 36 hours in the life of troubled “hex” Raitliffe with a potentially devastating atomic chain-reaction, in his novel Purple America?

Authors: What author of Strangers on a Train adopted the pseudonym Claire Morgan in the staid 1950s to write a lesbian love story, The Price of Salt?

Book Bag: What Liverpudlian saw his story The Hellbound Heart adapted for the silver screen as Hellraiser?

10 Comments leave one →
  1. September 17, 2010 2:18 pm

    >Children's: The Very Hungry Caterpillar!Classics: A Christmas CarolNon-Fiction: Are You Experienced?

  2. September 17, 2010 3:16 pm

    >Very Hungry Caterpillar (who eats a nice green leaf the next day, to soothe his aching tummy)A Christmas Carol

  3. September 17, 2010 3:18 pm

    >Children's: And one nice green leaf — The very hungry caterpillar.Classics: A Christmas CarolNon-Fiction: Are You Experienced?Book Club: ?Authors: Highsmith[Uncategorized]: I know this is someone I know, but I can't remember whom

  4. September 17, 2010 3:20 pm

    >Harriet, sorry the uncategorized one is Book Bag. I've fixed it now.

  5. September 17, 2010 4:05 pm

    >Holy cow! I know more than one! :-)Childrens: The Very Hungry CaterpillarClassics: A Christmas Carol

  6. September 17, 2010 4:43 pm

    >The only one I can even guess at is the Classic might be A Christmas Carol?

  7. September 17, 2010 8:01 pm

    >Children's: The Very hungry Caterpillar. Classics: A Christmas Carol Authors: Patricia Highsmith (I knew this one because I just read something about that in a review of The Talented Mr. Ripley).

  8. September 19, 2010 12:15 am

    >Classics: A CHRISTMAS CAROLBook Bag: Clive Barker?

  9. September 20, 2010 1:47 pm

    >Children's: The Very Hungry CaterpillarClassics: A Christmas CarolNon-Fiction: Are You Experienced?Book Club: Rick MoodyAuthors: Patricia HighsmithBook Bag: Clive BarkerNone of us have ever heard of Clive Moody or his novel Purple America, but collectively we got the rest!

  10. September 20, 2010 1:49 pm

    >Sorry, I just confused myself. None of us have heard of Rick Moody is what I meant to say.

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