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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.
Oscar Wilde
Thomas Hardy
James Joyce
Henry James

Question 2:


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

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 American Claimant
The French Lieutenant' Woman
The Quiet American

Question 5:


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

Question 6:


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

Question 7:


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

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

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


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

 


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