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Nationalities In Book Titles

written by: Eve
 
Here is 10 questions on a selection of books whose titles contain a nationality, such as "American," Greek," etc.

Question 1:


This author wrote Dubliners, a collection of short stories, many of whose characters later appear in the novel Ulysses.
Henry James
Oscar Wilde
Thomas Hardy
James Joyce

Question 2:


In Michael Ondaatje's novel The English Patient, what is the actual nationality of the unrecognisably burned man, presumed to be English?
French
Hungarian
German
Russian

Question 3:


In what novel does Theodore Dreiser tell the story of Clyde Griffiths, the son of devoutly religious parents, who ends up being sentenced and electrocuted?
The Quiet American
American Tragedy
American Beauty
American Graffiti

Question 4:


What 1955 novel is noted for its prediction of the outcome of the Vietnam War and subsequent American foreign policy?
The English Patient
The French Lieutenant' Woman
The American Claimant
The Quiet American

Question 5:


On what Greek island is Nikos Kazantzakis' novel Zorba the Greek set?
Ithaca
Thassos
Crete
Lefkada

Question 6:


What post-modern novel by John Fowles, features Sarah Woodruff, a woman of bad reputation, suffering from melancholy?
Dubliners
The American Claimant
The French Lieutenant's Woman
French Connection

Question 7:


Who wrote The Maltese Falcon, the novel that introduced private detective Sam Sade?
Dashiell Hammett
John Grisham
Raymond Chandler
Arthur Conan Doyle

Question 8:


This writer, who spent five years as a police officer in the Indian Imperial Police force in Burma, wrote the novel Burmese Days (1934).
George Orwell
Rudyard Kipling
D. H. Lawrence
William Golding

Question 9:


What non-fiction book explores a notorious drug trafficking scheme?
Spanish Fly
Indian Summer
The Italian Job
French Connection

Question 10:


Who wrote the 1892 novel The American Claimant, a comedy of mistaken identities and multiple role switches?
Mark Twain
Fenimore Cooper
Sinclair Lewis
Edgar Allen Poe

 


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