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Literary Facts II

QuestionAnswer
Hester Prynne and Pearl are in this novel The Scarlette Letter
Nicknamed “Papa,” he committed suicide in Idaho Ernest Hemingway
Hemingway’s novel of the Spanish Civil War For Whom the Bell Tolls
Hemingway novel of the lost generation The Sun Also Rises
Hemingway’s novel of Bullfighting Death in the Afternoon
Hemingway’s novel of WW I in Italy A Farewell to Arms
Character in The Old Man and the Sea Santiago
Sauk Center, Minnesota author Sinclair Lewis
Town in Our Town Grover’s Corners
Sinclair Lewis’ Vermont doctor Arrowsmith
Sinclair Lewis’ real estate agent Babbitt
Sinclair Lewis’ novel of European travels Dodsworth
Monterey, CA author John Stienbeck
Stienbeck story of friends in Monterey after WWI Tortilla Flat
Stienbeck popular short story The Red Pony
Joad family appears in this novel The Grapes of Wrath
Steinbeck’s fish factory tale Cannery Row
Steinbeck’s poodle tale Travels With Charlie
Adam Trask appears in this novel East of Eden
Russian-American author born in St. Petersburg Ayn Rand
Dagney Taggart is a character in this novel Atlas Shrugged
Howard Roark is a character in this novel The Fountainhead
Deer Park author Norman Mailer
Norman Mailer novel set in WW II The Naked and the Dead
The Executioner’s Song was about him Gary Gilmore
After the Fall was about her Marilyn Monroe
Taos, New Mexico author D.H. Lawrence
Paul Morel is a character in this D.H. Lawrence novel Sons and Lovers
D.H. Lawrence highly-censored novel of 1928 Lady Chatterly’s Lover
London author of A Room with a View E.M. Forester
E.M. Forster’s country home Howard’s End
E. M. Forester novel of India independence movement A Passage to India
Lifelong friend of Gertrude Stein Alice B. Toklas
Mansion in Rebecca Manderly
Mr. Rochester appears in this novel Jane Eyre
Mansion in Jane Eyre Thornfield Hall
Heathcliff is a character in this novel Wuthering Heights
The Little House on the Prairie family Ingalls
Novel in which “Scout” Finch appeared To Kill a Mockingbird
Novel in which Willie Stark appeared All the King’s Men
Novel in which Billie Pilgrim appeared Slaughterhouse Five
Novel in which Howard Roark appeared Atlas Shrugged
Ed McBain’s precinct 87th Precinct
Salesman in Death of a Salesman Willy Loman
Poe’s Rue Morgue and Purloined Letter detective C. August Dupain
Jeeves’ creator P. G. Wodehouse
Nero Wolfe creator Rex Stout
Father Brown creator G. K. Chesterton
Lord Peter Wimsey creator Dorothy Sayer
Nick and Nora Charles creator Dashiell Hammett
Kay Scarpetta creator Patricia Cornwell
Kinsey Millhone creator Sue Grafton
V.I. Warshawski creator Sara Paretsky
Doctor Fu Manchu creator Sax Rohmer
Mr. Moto creator John Marquand
Charlie Chan creator Earl Derr Biggers
Perry Mason creator Erle Stanley Gardner
Nathan Zuckerman creator Phillip Roth
Mike Hammer’s creator Mickey Spillane
Philip Marlowe’s creator Raymond Chandler
Sam Spade creator Dashiell Hammett
Travis McGee creator John MacDonald
Jim Chee (Navajo policeman) creator Tony Hillerman
Adam Daglish creator P. D. James
Harry Lime creator Dashiell Hammett
Alex Cross creator James Patterson
“The Working author” Studs Terkel
“Lincoln biographer” Carl Sandburg
“The Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark
Pygmalion professor Henry Higgins
Lady in Portrait of a Lady Isabel Archer
Lord Jim and Heart of Darkness narrator Marlow
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s namesake Francis Scott Key
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s wife Zelda
Main character in The Natural Roy Hobbs
Roy Hobbs’ bat ‘Wonderboy’
Hero of Catcher in the Rye Holden Caulfield
Winnie the Pooh’s human friend Christopher Robin
Pig in Charlotte’s Web Wilbur
The “lady” in A Streetcar Named Desire Blanche Dubois
Leading man in A Streetcar Named Desire Stanley Kowalski
French-born American diarist Anias Nin
King of the Techno-thriller Tom Clancy
Tom Clancy’s government agent Jack Ryan
Writer and LA policeman for 14 years Joseph Wambaugh
Castle Rock or Maine author Stephen King
French short story writer Guy de Maupassant
Winner of the first U.S. Nobel Prize for Literature Eugene O’Neill
2001: A Space Odyssey computer HAL-9000
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