Quiz – Place, Prop, Person – August

A new monthly series for 2020. There are 3 clues – Place, Prop and Person – for each of the August born author’s works. Just guess the right work.

  • Question /

    John Galsworthy – Robin Hill, an omnibus, Irene

    • The Man of Property
    • In Chancery
  • Question /

    Herman Melville – Nuka Hiva, canoe, Fayaway

    • Typee
    • Moby Dick
  • Question /

    Isabel Allende – San Francisco, steam ship, Eliza

    • Daughter of Fortune
    • Island Beneath the Sea
  • Question /

    PD James – London, handgun, Cordelia

    • An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
    • The Lighthouse
  • Question /

    Leon Uris – Cyprus, a ship, Ari

    • Exodus
    • Redemption
  • Question /

    Edna Ferber – Mississippi, knife, Julie

    • Showboat
    • So Big
  • Question /

    Alfred Tennyson – Camelot, a mirror, Elaine

    • The Lady of Shalott
    • Mariana
  • Question /

    Colm Tóibín – Ireland, letters, Ellis

    • Brooklyn
    • Nora Webster
  • Question /

    Mary Shelley – Ingolstadt, letters, Elizabeth

    • Frankenstein
    • Mathilda
  • Question /

    Leo Tolstoy – St Petersburg, inheritance, Natasha

    • War and Peace
    • Anna Karenina
  • Question /

    Walter Scott – Scotland, a marsh, Edward

    • Waverley
    • Rob Roy
  • Question /

    Edith Nesbit – London, the 9:15, Roberta

    • The Railway Children
    • Five Children and It
  • Question /

    Stieg Larsson – Grenada, chair leg, George

    • The Girl Who Played with Fire
    • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Question /

    VS Naipaul – Trinidad and Tobago, an extra finger, Mohun

    • A House for Mr Biswas
    • A Bend in the River
  • Question /

    Percy Bysshe Shelley – a desert, a statue, a traveller

    • Ozymandias
    • Queen Mab
  • Question /

    Ray Bradbury – America, sleeping pills, Clarisse

    • Fahrenheit 451
    • The Illustrated Man
  • Question /

    Annie Proulx – Newfoundland, newspaper, Quoyle

    • The Shipping News
    • Barkskins
  • Question /

    Jean Rhys – Jamaica, a fire, Antoinette

    • Wide Sargasso Sea
    • Good Morning, Midnight
  • Question /

    AS Byatt – London, letters, Maud

    • Possession
    • The Children’s Book
  • Question /

    Christopher Isherwood – Germany, a stage, Natalia

    • Goodbye to Berlin
    • Mr Norris Changes Trains

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