The writer‘s name is Margaret
Mitchel. What‘s the name of her
The story takes place in Georgia and
Atlanta during the civil war in
America between 1861-65 and
afterwards. Scarlett O‘Hara is the
GONE WITH THE WIND
Link to an episode of the famous film with
Vivian Leigh and Clark Cable
The Iranian writer describes
the situation of women in Iran
• after Ayatollah Khomeini had come to power.
• WHAT‘S THE NAME OF THE BOOK?
Thomas Hardy wrote the famous
book „ Tess of the D‘Urbervilles“.
• Which period in English history does he
assault in it and what disturbes him very
Answer: The conventional
Victorian pharisaic morality.
Hardy started writing the book in 1888 and
he set it in his County of WESSEX, in the
southwest of England.
From which book derives the
Renowned curator Jacques Saunière
staggered through the vaulted archway of the
museum‘s grand gallery?
The DA VINCI CODE by DAN
It has to do with the holy Grail, Maria
Magdalene and the descendents of the
Merovingian Kings or Opus Dei.
Link to the film with subtitles
The following story starts as follows:
I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the
The writer had gone to Kenya with her
husband to plant coffee in 1913. The marriage
and the plantation failed, but her passion for
Africa remained. What‘s the book‘s name, her
name and where is she from?
• Her name is Karen Blixen and she is from
• The book‘s title is:
• OUT OF AFRICA
What is „The Old Man and the
It‘s the story of an old fisherman who has
gone without a fish for 84 days and has
finally hooked such a big one that he has not
the energy to get it out of the water in time
and about the man‘s thoughts while this is
The Kite Runner
• This book is about the friendship of two boys,
Hassan(Hazara-low-caste ethnic group)and
Amir (Pashtun)in Afganistan and the latter‘s
betrayel of it.
• By whom was the story written?
• By whom was the film made?
• Khaled Hosseini
A THOUSAND YEARS OF GOOD
PRAYERS is about and by?
Big difficulty of comprehension between
father and daughter who lives in America.
The author of the book is: YIYUN LI
IN COMPLETELY UNEXPECTED TALES
• by Roald Dahl, who is also a famous childrens‘
• books writer
• There are many:
FUNNY, MACABRE, OUTRAGEOUS, WITTY,
THRILLING AND DARK SHORT STORIES.
- Taste, Man from the South, My Lady Love,
My Dove, Skin or Mrs Bixby, the
Colonel‘s Coat or lamb to the slaughter
• It‘s in the hot summer 1935 andCecilia and
Briony Tallis live with their parents in the
country house. Briony watches her sister in a
delicate situation with Robbie Turner which
she misunderstands completely and therefore
ruins her sister‘s life.
• By whom is the book and
• The film is with?
The author‘s name is IAN MC EWAN
and the film stars Keira Knightley and James MC
AVOY. Link to the film in episodes:
What does Frank Mc Court narrate
in his book „Angela‘s Ashes?
It‘s about the writer‘s sad and very difficult childhood.
He finally escaped to the United States and saved himself.
Here a link to the video about his biography:
• Is the thrilling story of a so called criminal
deported in the ninetheen‘s century from
England to Australia and who managed to
become quite wealthy on that continent.This
would probabibly not have been possible in
• With which very important novel is this book
in connection and who wrote these 2 novels?
This novel refers to „Great Expectations
by Charles Dickens.
The author of Jack Maggs is Peter Carey.
Who wrote „Snow falling on
Cedars“ and what is it about?
• Here is the link to the film in parts:
- David Guterson is the author of the book.
- It‘s a thriller. (There is the death of a fisherman.
- About the tragic situation of the Japanese
citizens,especially in California,during the
second world war.
What does „Cry, The Beloved Country“
The novel approaches the racial problems in
South Africa with an intelligence, a simplicity
and compassionate sincerity.
It was written by Alan Paton and first
published in 1948 in New York.
Death on the Nile
• This is a detective story by ............and first
published in the UK in 1937.
• The book features the Belgian detective
• Hercule Poirot. The story is mainly set in ....
• Who called Smon‘s wife Linnet,?
You have to find out yourself!!
He was baptized in Stratford-uponAvon in 1564.
Some of his famous plays or comedies are:
- The Merchant of Venice
- A Midsummer Night‘s Dream
- What‘s the writer‘s name?
Louisa May Alcot (1832-1888)
wrote a famous book set in in the Alcot family
home in Massachusets, United States.
It follows the live of four sisters and is based
on childhood experiences with her sisters.
What‘s the name of the book?
THREE LITTLE WOMEN
Here is the link to an animated series of the story which
loosely derive from the book.
In which book can we read the
War is Peace (refers to the fact that while a
country is at war it can get away with murder)
Freedom is Slavery (means that you are
supposed to treat your supposedly natural
rights as privileges which you have to earn
Ignorance is power (means that as long as you
believe what the state tells you, it can
to do whatever it wants to.
The title of the book is: 1989 by George Orwell.
It criticizes very much totalitarian systems that
make us believe that 2 + 2 is =5.
Here is the link to the film
Do you know any novels written by
• F.SCOTT FITZGERALD?
• Maybe the one where there is a wealthy and
mysterious man in his superb home in Long
Island, near N.Y. where he gives his superb
parties? Nearly everyone takes advantage of
I was first of all thinking of „The Great Gatsby“
and also of „Tender is the Night“
Link to the film
„When we were Orphans“
• What is the above mentioned book about
• And where is it set?
• The authors name is: Kazuo Ishiguro
It‘s a detective story about a boy born in early
twentieth century Shanghai who is orphaned
at the age of nine when both his parents
vanish under suspicious circumstances. He
grows up in England and returns to Shanghai
more than 20 years later when the SinoJapanese war is raging to solve the mystery.