Art and Literature

Quiz 18 – Round 2 – Art and Literature

This week’s quiz involves more opening lines to famous literature. All you need to do is tell us what the line is from.

 1. “I am an invisible man.”

Invisible Man – Ralph Ellison

2. “You don’t know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer, but that ain’t no matter.”

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain

3. “I was born in the year 1632, in the city of York, of a good Family, tho’ not of that Country, my Father being a Foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull…”

Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe

4. “Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show”

David Copperfield – Charles Dickens

5. “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”

Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy

6. “The sweat wis lashing oafay Sick Boy; he wis trembling.”

Trainspotting – Irvine Welsh

7. “It was the day my grandmother exploded.”

The Crow Road – Iain Banks

8. “These two very old people are the father and mother of Mr Bucket.”

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl

9. “Renowned curator Jacques Saunière staggered through the vaulted archway of the museum’s Grand Gallery.”

The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown

10. “I will not drink more than fourteen alcohol units a week.”

Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding





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