Competitions

June Quiz

Hungerford BookshopWelcome to the Penny Post June Quiz, on the theme of novels. This month we’re breaking with convention and having two prizes, both kindly donated by Emma and Alex at the Hungerford Bookshop.

• The runner-up prize is a pair of tickets to any of the book events organised by the Hungerford Bookshop in 2017 (except the Jane Austen Weekend).

• The winning prize is another pair of tickets on the same terms and also a selection of pre-publication books and a bookrest.

To enter, simply email your answers to penny@pennypost.org.uk by 6pm on Friday 30 June (extended deadline).

So, here we go:

Which book’s last line is ‘”Well, I’m back,” he said.’?

What name links the narrators of A Dance to the Music of Time and The Great Gatsby?

What links Aldous Huxley and CS Lewis (and President Kennedy)?

Imber Court is the principal setting for which Iris Murdoch novel?

In which novel do two of the characters have a lovingly described lunch at Paillard’s in Paris?

Which Booker prize-winning author was born in Nagasaki?

What is unusual about Agatha Christie’s novel The Murder of Roger Ackroyd?

What is even more unusual about one of the novels written by Ernest Vincent Wright?

Which writer created the character Ashenden?

10 Which writer created the character Xavier March?

11 Which writer created the character Rebecca Bloomwood?

12 Which writer created the character Ned Stark?

13 Which writer created the character Lady Deadlock?

14 Who wrote a series of novels set in Rutshire?

15 Which novel begins with a funeral in England and ends with a couple dancing in Paraguay?

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