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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.
James Joyce
Thomas Hardy
Henry James
Oscar Wilde

Question 2:


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

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?
American Graffiti
The Quiet American
American Beauty
American Tragedy

Question 4:


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

Question 5:


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

Question 6:


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

Question 7:


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

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).
Rudyard Kipling
William Golding
D. H. Lawrence
George Orwell

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


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

 


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