Opening Words of Famous Books

Given the 'Opening Words' of a book, choose from which book the words are derived:
The Author of the correct book will be given at end of quiz below the answers:
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Last updated: February 22, 2022
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1. "They call me Ishmael"
Fiddler on the roof
The old man and the sea
Moby Dick
One flew over the cuckoo's nest
Herman Melville
2. 'It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen'
In Search of Lost Time
One Hundred Years of Solitude
George Orwell
3. 'It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife'
The Great Gatsby
Madame Bovary
Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen
4. 'You better not never tell nobody but God. It’d kill your mammy'
The Color Purple
The Brothers Karamazov
Midnight's Children
Alice Walker
5. Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun.
Gulliver's Travels
The hitchhiker's guide to the Galaxy
The Sun also Rises
The Magic Mountain
Douglas Adams
6. "I'm pretty much f*cked
The Martian
The Mountaineer
One flew over the cuckoo's nest
The usual suspects
Andy Weir
7. The past is a foreign country' they do things differently there.
The Odyssey
Wuthering Heights
The Go-Between
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Leslie Hartley (L. P. Hartley)
8. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity.
A Tale of Two Cities
War and Peace
The Lord of the Rings
Les Miserables
Charles Dickens
9. If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me.
A Passage to India
For Whom the Bell Tolls
The Catcher in the Rye
Lord of the Flies
J. D. Salinger
10. Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
David Copperfield
Brave New World
Vanity Fair
A Farewell to Arms
Charles Dickens
11. The year 1866 was signalized by a remarkable incident, a mysterious and inexplicable phenomenon, which doubtless no one has yet forgotten.
Journey to the End of The Night
The Scarlet Letter
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
The Handmaid's Tale
Jules Verne
12. Someone must have slandered Josef K., for one morning, without having done anything truly wrong, he was arrested.
Crime and Punishment
The Trial
Paradise Lost
Waiting for Godot
Franz Kafka
13. Somewhere in La Mancha, in a place whose name I do not care to remember, a gentleman lived not long ago, one of those who has a lance and ancient shield.
Lord Jim
The Tin Drum
King Lear
Don Quixote
Miguel De Cervantes
14. The drought had lasted now for ten million years, and the reign of the terrible lizards had long since ended.
The War of the Worlds
2001 a Space Odyssey
All the King's Men
Epic of Gilgamesh
Arthur C. Clarke
15. When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow.
To Kill a Mockingbird
Oliver Twist
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
The Stranger
Harper Lee
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