Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Tuesday Trivia

Here is another puzzler from Richard Lederer's Literary Trivia:

Book titles often use colors to set the stage for their stories.

What "Red" books did these authors write?

Stephen Crane
Tom Clancy
Arthur Conan Doyle
Edgar Allan Poe
John Steinbeck
James Jones

Here's the answer to last week's trivia question:
(Also from Richard Lederer's Literary Trivia)

KING KILLS HIS FATHER,
THEN MARRIES WOMAN OLD ENOUGH TO BE HIS MOTHER -
AND SHE IS!

Character is Oedipus
from
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles

GARAGE OWNER STALKS AFFLUENT BUSINESSMAN
THEN SHOTGUNS HIM IN HIS SWIMMING POOL

Character is George Wilson (Myrtle's husband)
from
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

WOMAN KNITS WHOLE WARDROBES
DURING PUBLIC EXECUTIONS

Character is Madame Defarge
from
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

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