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Literature by Letter - G

Identify these literary things that start with the letter G.
Quiz by Kestrana
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Last updated: December 17, 2016
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First submittedOctober 29, 2016
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German brothers who collected many famous fairy tales
Grimm
Fitzgerald novel about a playboy in the roaring '20s
Great Gatsby, The
Book about a Southern belle named Scarlett O'Hara
Gone with the Wind
Monster slain by Beowulf
Grendel
Harry Potter book that featured the Triwizard Tournament
Goblet of Fire
First book of George R.R. Martin's fantasy series "A Song of Ice and Fire"
Game of Thrones, A
Would you like this Dr. Seuss food in a house, or with a mouse?
Green Eggs and Ham
Theatre in London where Shakespeare performed
Globe, The
Rosencrantz's partner in "Hamlet"
Guildenstern
Novel about the migration of the Joad family from Oklahoma to California
Grapes of Wrath, The
Farm on Prince Edward Island where Anne Shirley was adopted
Green Gables
Classic picture book where a bunny says goodnight to a bowl of mush, among other things
Goodnight Moon
Pearl S. Buck won the Nobel Prize for Literature mainly for this novel about a Chinese village
Good Earth, The
Everlasting candy in Willy Wonka's chocolate factory
Gobstoppers
Samuel Beckett wrote a play about waiting for this guy. (Spoiler alert: he never shows up)
Godot
He defeated the Balrog in "The Lord of the Rings"
Gandalf
First name of female authors Sand and Eliot
George
Award-winning author of "American Gods" and "Coraline"
Neil Gaiman
German writer of the "The Danzig Trilogy"
Günter Grass
Author of many legal thrillers such as "The Pelican Brief"
John Grisham
18 Comments
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Level 69
Dec 17, 2016
If one knows the answers, of course it's not a problem, but I'm sure some people will take exception to the answers sometimes having G to start the first name, and sometimes having it start the last name. You know what a bunch of complainy nitpickers we are ;-)
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Level 87
Dec 17, 2016
Agreed...George Orwell doesn't belong on this quiz!
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Level ∞
Dec 17, 2016
That answer was my fault, once again. The perils of editing multiple quizzes at the same time. Replaced it with something else!
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Level 77
Dec 17, 2016
Nice solution. It was also giving another answer away and now that's solved as well.
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Level 80
Dec 20, 2016
I like so much this quizzes!
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Level 83
Dec 20, 2016
Goethe would be a good addition here. :-)
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Level 75
Mar 27, 2017
I thought the same thing, but this one had a great mix and a few I'd never heard of. Nice quiz.
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Level 60
Mar 28, 2017
I have never heard of 'Goodnight Moon' or 'The Good Earth'. Are they really very well known?
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Level 49
Mar 29, 2017
yes.
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Level 49
Mar 29, 2017
Buck won a NOBEL prize for The Good Earth.
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Level 90
Mar 29, 2017
Is it bad that I only remembered Neil Gaiman because he was on The Simpsons?
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Level 63
Apr 3, 2017
A bit.
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Level 68
Apr 8, 2019
Yes
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Level 40
Jun 6, 2017
You should add another one under Gaiman

"Story written by the above about a human boy who lives with ghosts"

The answer being "The Graveyard Book"

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Level 82
Feb 23, 2022
I'd have thought Good Omens would be a more obvious choice...
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Level 71
Aug 11, 2017
GANDALF! (kicks self)
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Level 68
Apr 8, 2019
Anyone else try gretl first? (I knew that couldnt be it but the right word was just out of my grasp) I went gretl gretel grendl grendel. Finally haha, annoying when something is on the tip of your tongue (brain..)
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Level 89
Mar 26, 2024
needs goethe