Can You Fill In the Missing Word in These Book Titles?


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Sometimes, the title of a novel says it all. Authors try to make them memorable, so you'd better remember them! In this quiz, we're going to test your knowledge of the most unforgettable novels of all time. Let's dive into the classics.

Don _____

The Cervantes classic introduced us to a character that we'll never forget. It was the inspiration for "Man of La Mancha."

_____ Adventures in Wonderland

"Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is the classic by Lewis Carroll. It was created in 1862 at Oxford.

To Kill a _____

"To Kill a Mockingbird" is by American author Harper Lee. It was published in 1960. It is not called Tequila Mockingbird.

In Search of Lost _____

"In Search of Lost Time" is just one section of Proust's masterpiece. "Swann's Way" has seven parts, and it was published in 1913.

War and _____

Everyone must read this Leo Tolstoy classic. "War and Peace" shows us Russia during the invasion of Napoleon.


"Moby-Dick" is Herman Melville's greatest novel. It was first published in 1851.

The Divine ____

"The Divine Comedy" is one of the most famous books of all time. It was written by Dante Alighieri and is an unforgettable epic poem.

The Adventures of _____ Finn

"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" was written by Mark Twain, one of the greatest authors of all time. The book is a sequel to "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer."

The Great _____

There's nothing more American than "The Great Gatsby." F. Scott Fitzgerald is at his best here.

The Iliad and the _____

These two epic poems are attributed to Homer, the famous Greek writer and philosopher. It is written in dactylic hexameter!

One Hundred Years of _____

"One Hundred Years of Solitude" is the Gabriel Garcia Marquez classic. This Nobel Prize-winner is considered one of the best in the 20th century.

______ Bovary

"Madame Bovary" is Gustave Flaubert's daring look into the life of an adulteress. His heroine is one of the most famous in literature.

Crime and _____

"Crime and Punishment" is a must-read for Dostoyevsky fans. It is a murder story.

The Brothers _______

"The Brothers Karamazov" is another Dostoyevsky masterpiece. It's considered Fyodor's last and greatest novel.

The Grapes of ______

"The Grapes of Wrath" is one of John Steinbeck's greatest novels. It's set during the Great Depression and was made into a remarkable film.


"Catch-22" is the incendiary novel by Joseph Heller. It was published in 1961, and was banned in many countries.

The Canterbury ________

"The Canterbury Tales" is the collection of famous stories by Geoffrey Chaucer. The tales are considered to be some of the best literature from medieval times.

One Thousand and One ____ Nights

"One Thousands and One Arabian Nights" is often just referred to as "Arabian Nights." It's a collection of tales from the Islamic Golden Age.

Heart of _____

"Heart of Darkness" is a novel by Joseph Conrad. It's a tale of Marlow, an Englishman who becomes a ferry-boat captain in Africa.

______ Travels

"Gulliver's Travels" came to us, thanks to Jonathan Swift. For children, this is an enchanting fantasy.

The Catcher in the ____

J.D. Salinger is the author of "The Catcher in the Rye." The novel was published in 1945, and is an important part of college curricula.

The Tragedy of ______, Prince of Denmark

"The Tragedy of Hamlet" is actually a play, but it's the most famous play ever written. It's Shakespeare, of course! It was written between 1599 and 1601.

Anna ______

"Anna Karenina" may be Leo Tolstoy's most famous novel. The story of this doomed love affair is one for the ages.

_____ Expectations

"Great Expectations" is classic Charles Dickens. The genre is known as "Bildungsroman", where a youth is on a quest for maturity.


George Orwell's "1984" gave us a futuristic glimpse at a corrupt world. Big Brother is watching you.

The Sound and the _____

"The Sound and the Fury" is a thought-provoking novel by William Faulkner. It takes place in fictional Yoknapatawpha County.

Wuthering ______

"Wuthering Heights" is the epic romance by Emily Bronte. It is recommended that you read all of the Bronte sisters.

Pride and ____

"Pride and Prejudice" is perhaps one of the greatest love stories ever written. It is by Jane Austen and follows the trials of Elizabeth Bennett.

Absalom, _____ !

Absalom, Absalom! is just another Faulkner masterpiece. It's a southern gothic novel published in 1936.

______ of Grass

"Leaves of Grass" comes to us from Walt Whitman. It's a poetry collection published in 1855.

_____ Copperfield

"David Copperfield" was written by Charles Dickens. Not to be confused with the magician. Please.

Invisible _____

"Invisible Man" faces the issued that faced African Americans in the early 20th century. It's by Ralph Ellison.

Mrs. ____

"Mrs. Dalloway" was written by the enigmatic Virginia Woolf. It's comprised of two stories; one of them unfinished.

Jane _____

"Jane Eyre" is the most famous Bronte sister novel. The masterpiece was written by Charlotte Bronte.

The _____ of Notre Dame

"The Hunchback of Notre Dame" is one of the most famous stories of our time. It was written by Victor Hugo and published in 1831.

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