Quiz: Can You Tell Us Who Wrote These Famous Novels?
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Can You Tell Us Who Wrote These Famous Novels?
By: Kennita Leon
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About This Quiz

Books have no life, but they breathe life into the worlds that authors create. They're able to transport us to places we may have never imagined ourselves, tell us about things that have happened in the past and make predictions about what the world could possibly be like in the future. But more than that, these inanimate objects provide us with entertainment, relief, joy and even sadness - all with a hundred thousand or so words on some printed pages. 

And becoming a best-seller is no easy task. People's memories are short and humans tend to be fickle. So if a book becomes famous, it's because the author did something incredibly right. Today, we want to pay respect to some of the most talented writers during and before our time, and we'd like your help. We would like you to match the name of the popular book to the man or woman who wrote it.

So, we'll give you the name of the publication and maybe even a clue. It'll be your job to tell us the correct name of the person who brought the work of art to life. If you think you can do that, go ahead and start this quiz.  

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Which author wrote "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone"?
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Who penned "The Da Vinci Code"?
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Who wrote about "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes," a collection of twelve shorts?
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Who wrote "To Kill A Mockingbird," a story about the Deep South?
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Which Brazilian author wrote "The Alchemist"?
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"War and Peace" was written by a Russian author. But what was their name?
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"The Fellowship of the Ring" was the first of an amazing fantasy trilogy. Who wrote it?
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Which Swedish author was responsible for "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"?
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Can you name the author responsible for "Gone With the Wind"?
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Which of these people published "The Catcher in the Rye"?
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"The Godfather" was a crime novel before it became a hit movie. Who wrote it?
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Who got us all tied up in "Charlotte's Web"?
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Who is responsible for writing "Don Quixote," a classic Spanish novel?
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Who told the story of "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea"?
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Which author wrote the self-help book, "The Secret"?
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A French writer penned "The Little Prince." Who was he?
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Which English author immersed us into a crazy world in "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"?
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Which Colombian author gifted us with "One Hundred Years of Solitude"?
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Tell us who wrote "Anne of Green Gables"?
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As popular as it was, this book was quite controversial. Who wrote "Lolita"?
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Which of these authors do you think wrote the children's book, "The Very Hungry Caterpillar"?
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The same man responsible for "Oliver Twist" wrote "A Tale of Two Cities." Who was he?
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Which of these people is responsible for the dystopian book and series, "The Hunger Games"?
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Who told us of "The Grapes of Wrath," a story of a family starting fresh?
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Which of these authors wrote "The Outsiders"?
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Who wrote about Willy Wonka in the book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"?
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"A Dance with Dragons" is the fifth book of the Song of Ice and Fire series. Who wrote it?
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Who wrote "The Diary of a Young Girl," an autobiography of her time hiding from the Nazis?
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Can you tell us the name of the person who penned "Dream of the Red Chamber," a semi-autobiography?
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"She: A History of Adventure" was written by which of these people?
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Which famous author wrote "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"?
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Who gave us "The Pillars of the Earth," set in the 12th century?
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Who wrote "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" - a book that was subsequently turned into a movie?
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Who penned "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"?
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Which of these authors wrote the children's book "Where the Wild Things Are"?
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