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Literary Facts

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The best selling book of all time the bible
second best selling book of all time quotations of Mao Tse Tung
Bestselling continuously updated book of all time The Guinness Book of World Records
The bestselling novel of all time Valley of the Dolls
Storyteller from Thrace Aesop
Virgil writes that this man is the ancestor of all Romans Aeneas
First century satire of Roman Empire Satyricon
5th or 6th century Saxon saga Beowulf
8th century Anglo-Saxon monk and translator Venerable Bede
Beowulf monster Grendel
William I survey of England, 1085 Domesday Book
Classic medieval morality plays Everyman
14th century “Father of English Literature” Geoffrey Chaucer
The Wife of Bath appears in this work The Canterbury Tales
Crystal City is in this work Pilgrim’s Progress
1653 book on fishing The Compleat Angler
Dante’s love Beatrice
Samuel Johnson biographer James Bozwell
Milton work about the fall of Satan Paradise Lost
Mephistopheles is the devil in this work Dr. Faustus
Vlad the Impaler is the basis for this character Count Dracula
cyrano de Bergerac’s love Roxanne
Sir Galahad’s father Lancelot
King Arthur’s island Avalon
Edmond Dantes is this man The Count of Monte Cristo
Don Quixote’s squire Sancho Panza
Count Vronsky’s love Anna Karenina
Land in Lost Horizon Shangri-La
Subject of The Agony and the Ecstasy Michelangelo
Baroness Orczy’s hero The Scarlet Pimpernel
Oscar Wilde’s never aging murderer Dorian Gray
C. S. Forester’s naval hero Captain Horatio Hornblower
Jules Verne’s captain Captain Nemo
Captain Nemo’s submarine Nautilus
Phileas Fogg is in this novel Around the World in 80 Days
Fogg’s sidekick Passepartout
Creator of the character Jean Valjean Victor Hugo
Main characterin The Hunchback of Notre Dame Quasimodo
Quasimodo’s love Esmeralda
Character Oliver Mellors was known as Lady Chatterley’s Lover
Philip Nolan is this title character the Man Without a Country
19th century writer of dime novels Ned Buntline
James Fenimore Cooper’s hometown Cooperstown, NY
Cooper’s five-novel tales The Leather-Stocking Tales
The first Leather Stocking tale The Pioneers
Cooper’s scout in The Pathfinder and The Deerslayer Natty Bumppo
Natty Bumppo’s nickname Hawkeye
Cooper’s last Mohican Uncas
First American man of letters, from Tarrytown, NY Washington Irving
Ichabod Crane appears in this novel The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Irving’s Sleepy Hollow rider The Headless Horseman
Mountains where Rip Van Winkle slept for 20 years The Catskills
Louisa May Alcott’s literary alter ego Jo March
Salem, Massachusetts author Nathaniel Hawthorne
She wore the scarlet letter Hester Prynne
Hester Prynne’s daughter Pearl
Vanity Fair lady Becky Sharp
Albany, NY author Herman Melville
Melville’s award-winning short story Billy Budd
Moby-Dick captain Captain Ahab
Moby-Dick story teller and sole survivor Ishmael
Firstfemale writer in U.S. Writer’s Hall of Fame Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom’s Cabin villain Simon Legree
Little girl from Uncle Tom’s Cabin Little Eva
Sherlock Holmes’ address 221B Baker Street
Sherlock Holmes’ sidekick Dr. Watson
Sherlock Holmes’ arch villain Professor Moriarty
Author and anthropologist raised in Samoa Margaret Mead
Scottish author from Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott
Scottish “Robin Hood” Rob Roy
Innovative 20th century Irish novelist James Joyce
Stephen Daedalus is a character in this novel Ulysses
Humbert Humbert is a character in this novel Lolita
Alexander Selkirk’s life is the basis for this novel Robinson Crusoe
Author who saw the Alaska gold rush Jack London
Jack London’s sea captain Wolf Larson
Call of the Wild dog Buck
Scottish author who lived in America and Samoa Robert Louis Stevenson
Boy in Treasure Island Jim Hawkins
Treasure Island peg-legged pirate Long John Silver
Author from Hannibal, Missouri Mark Twain
Mark Twain title lawyer Pudd’nhead Wilson
Tom Sawyer’s girlfriend Becky Thatcher
Tom Sawyer’s aunt Aunt Polly
Huckleberry Finn’s black friend Jim
Mark Twain worked for this author Bret Harte
He was pen-named Boz Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens’s unfinished novel The Mystery of Edwin Drood
The two cities in A Tale of Two Cities London and Paris
Pip and Mrs. Haversham appear in this novel Great Expectations
Uriah Heep appears in this novel David Copperfield
Quilp appears in this novel The Old Curiosity Shop
Ebeneezer Scrooge’s deceased partner Jacob Marley (first ghost)
Bob Cratchit’s son Tiny Tim
Lucy Manett and Sydney Carton are in this novel A Tale of Two Cities
Hans Brinker appears in this novel The Silver Skates
English novelist, wrote of social injustice and totalitarianism George Orwell
Napoleon and Snowball appear in this novel Animal Farm
Big Brother watched Winston Smith and Julia in this novel 1984
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