Can You Guess The Famous Book From The First Line?

Can you get an “A” in Book Nerdery? ::: lowers glasses :::

  1. 1.
    1. Kurt Vonnegut, “Slaughterhouse-Five”
    2. Vladimir Nabokov, “Lolita”
    3. Jane Austen, “Pride and Prejudice”
    4. Toni Morrison, “Paradise”
  2. 2.
    1. Ernest Hemingway, “The Old Man and the Sea”
    2. Gabriel García Márquez, “One Hundred Years of Solitude”
    3. Herman Melville, “Moby-Dick”
    4. Virginia Woolf, “Mrs. Dalloway”
  3. 3.
    1. Mark Twain, “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”
    2. Harper Lee, “To Kill a Mockingbird”
    3. Walter Abish, “Alphabetical Africa”
    4. G. K. Chesterton, “The Napoleon of Notting Hill”
  4. 4.
    1. Stanley Elkin, “The Dick Gibson Show”
    2. Flannery O’Connor, “The Violent Bear it Away”
    3. Sylvia Plath, “The Bell Jar”
    4. Thomas Pynchon, “The Crying of Lot 49”
  5. 5.
    1. James Joyce, “A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man”
    2. Jane Austen, “Pride and Prejudice”
    3. Ralph Ellison, “Invisible Man”
    4. Italo Calvino, “Invisible Cities”
  6. 6.
    1. Louisa May Alcott, “Little Women”
    2. William Goldman, “The Princess Bride”
    3. Roald Dahl, “Matilda”
    4. Leo Tolstoy, “Anna Karenina”
  7. 7.
    1. Thomas Pynchon, “Gravity’s Rainbow”
    2. Felipe Alfau, “Chromos”
    3. Jean Rhys, “Wide Sargasso Sea”
    4. Gabriel García Márquez, “One Hundred Years of Solitude”
  8. 8.
    1. Chuck Palahniuk, “Choke”
    2. Samuel Beckett, “Murphy”
    3. John Steinbeck, “The Grapes of Wrath”
    4. Raphael Sabatini, “Scaramouche”
  9. 9.
    1. William Shakespeare, “Romeo and Juliet”
    2. William Shakespeare, “Twelfth Night”
    3. William Shakespeare, “As You Like It”
    4. William Shakespeare, “Much Ado About Nothing”
  10. 10.
    1. Yann Martel, “Life of Pi”
    2. J. R. R. Tolkien, “The Hobbit”
    3. Iain Banks, “The Crow Road”
    4. Margaret Atwood, “The Blind Assassin”
  11. 11.
    1. Zora Neale Hurston, “Their Eyes Were Watching God”
    2. Anita Brookner, “The Debut”
    3. C. S. Lewis, “The Voyage of the Dawn Treader”
    4. F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Great Gatsby”
  12. 12.
    1. Shel Silverstein, “Where the Sidewalk Ends”
    2. J.M. Barrie, “Peter Pan”
    3. Dr. Seuss, “The Cat in the Hat”
    4. Jack Prelutsky, “New Kid on the Block”
  13. 13.
    1. George R. R. Martin, “A Game of Thrones”
    2. George R. R. Martin, “A Feast for Crows”
    3. George R. R. Martin, “The Winds of Winter”
    4. George R. R. Martin, “A Dance with Dragons”
  14. 14.
    1. Fyodor Dostoyevsky, “Notes from Underground”
    2. Charles Dickens, “A Christmas Carol”
    3. Albert Camus, “The Stranger”
    4. Dorothy Allison, “Bastard Out of Carolina”
  15. 15.
    1. Stieg Larsson, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”
    2. Jane Rule, “Desert of the Heart”
    3. Cormac McCarthy, “The Road”
    4. Gillian Flynn, “Gone Girl”

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