Literary Trivia, Part Fifteen

 

Part Fifteen

71. What do James Joyce, William Wadsworth, and George Orwell have in common?
All were left-handed
All suffered from agoraphobia
All were vegetarians
All were natives of Scotland
All preferred to write in bed

72. What do Eudora Welty, James Baldwin, and H.G. Wells have in common?
All were left-handed
All suffered from agoraphobia
All were vegetarians
All were natives of Scotland
All preferred to write in bed

73. What do George Bernard Shaw, Franz Kafka, and Upton Sinclair have in common?
All were left-handed
All suffered from agoraphobia
All were vegetarians
All were natives of Scotland
All preferred to write in bed

74. What do Josephine Tey, Muriel Spark, and Sir Walter Scott have in common?
All were left-handed
All suffered from agoraphobia
All were vegetarians
All were natives of Scotland
All preferred to write in bed

75. What do Isaac Asimov, Shirley Jackson, and Hans Christian Andersen have in common?
All were left-handed
All suffered from agoraphobia
All were vegetarians
All were natives of Scotland
All preferred to write in bed

Answers appear at the bottom of the following page.

Answers to Part Fourteen

66. Visitors to Botswana should beware of snakes and crocodiles.
67. He rides up and down in an elevator.
68. The Far East.
69. In his story “Red Wind,” Chandler claims that when the Santa Ana is blowing, “Meek little wives feel the edge of the carving knife and study their husbands’ necks.”
70. Mansfield is frequently likened to Chekhov for her command of the short story.

The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection, Alexander McCall SmithThe Story of Babar, Jean de BrunhoffShogun, James ClavellTrouble Is My Business, Raymond ChandlerKatherine MansfieldAnton Chekhov

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