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>Trivial Pursuit for Book-Lovers

May 13, 2011

Children’s: What book by Lois Lowry finds 12-year-old Jonas rebelling against a futuristic society that has decided he is to become a Receiver of Memories?

Classics: What was Scarlett’s original name, in the first drafts of Gone With The Wind–Iris, Pansy or Rose?

Non-Fiction: What famed work of art, unearthed on a Greek island in 1820, had its subsequent history revealed in Gregory Curtis’ Disarmed?

Book Club: What inventive Robert Coover novella explores the bond between an errant maid and her master?

Authors: What best-selling British author, convicted of perjury, penned the thriller Sons of Fortune and the memoir A Prison Diary while behind bars?

Book Bag: What character was said to resemble Hoagy Carmichael, in Casino Royale?

7 Comments leave one →
  1. May 13, 2011 6:25 pm

    >Children's: The GiverClassics: PansyThat's all I got!

  2. May 13, 2011 6:26 pm

    >Also – I can still see the Lucky Jim post on Google Reader. If you can't get it back, I can cut and paste and send it to you. Crude but effective.

  3. May 13, 2011 7:15 pm

    >Children's: The GiverClassics: PansyNon-Fiction: ?Book Club: Spanking the MaidAuthors: ?Book Bag: James Bond? Seems unlikely, but the only character name I can remember!

  4. May 13, 2011 7:18 pm

    >Children's: The GiverNon-Fiction: I could visualize this statue but had to go look up its name; it's the Venus de Milo.Book Club: It's not _Girl with a Pearl Earring_, but I don't know it…Not a great week for me!

  5. May 13, 2011 8:08 pm

    >I think Scarlett's original name was Rose?

  6. May 13, 2011 8:25 pm

    >I only know two: Children's — The GiverClassics — PansySorry about your blogger problems, I clicked on your Lucky Jim post to make a clever comment and it had disappeared!!

  7. May 16, 2011 2:12 am

    Children’s: The Giver
    Classics: Pansy
    Non-Fiction: Venus de Milo
    Book Club: Spanking the Maid
    Authors: Jeffrey Archer
    Book Bag: James Bond

    Well done, all!
    Karen K., the comment is back over at the Blogger version of Necromancy Never Pays, along with the original post!

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