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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
Henry James
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?
German
Hungarian
Russian
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?
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 Quiet American
The American Claimant
The French Lieutenant' Woman
The English Patient

Question 5:


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

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?
Arthur Conan Doyle
John Grisham
Raymond Chandler
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).
D. H. Lawrence
George Orwell
Rudyard Kipling
William Golding

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


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

 


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