Art and Literature

Quiz 21 – Round 2 – Art and Literature

Can you recognise the famous work of literature from the brief synopsis?

1. The narrator marries Maxim, goes to live with him at his in his mansion, where the housekeeper tries to undermine her new mistress as she is still devoted to Maxim’s first wife.

Rebecca – Daphne du Maurier

2. ‘Old Major’ trains Snowball and Napoleon for the rebellion. When Old Major dies, they lead the revolt against Mr Jones.

Animal Farm – George Orwell

3. Christopher discovers the dead body of Wellington and decides to investigate the dog’s death.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon

4. An aeroplane crashes into a remote island and the only survivors of the crash are boys under the age of 13.

Lord of the Flies – William Golding

5. Pip is left a huge fortune by a mysterious benefactor and travels to London to become a gentleman.

Great Expectations – Charles Dickens

6. Harry finds out that Sirius Black has escaped from prison and a great deal of effort is made to protect everyone, especially Harry, from Black.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – JK Rowling

7. The Earth gets destroyed to make way for a hyperspace bypass and Ford rescues Arthur.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams

8. Jonathan Harker travels to a remote castle to provide legal support as a solicitor, but he soon discovers that he has become a prisoner in the castle.

Dracula – Bram Stoker

9. Jean Valjean is released from prison, becomes a Mayor, adopts a child when her mother dies and saves the life of Marius, who marries his adopted daughter.

Les Misérables – Victor Hugo

10. Jem, Scout and Dill are terrified of their neighbour, but when they are attacked in the street he comes to their rescue.

To Kill A Mockingbird – Harper Lee

 

 

 

 

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