Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Tuesday Trivia

Richard Lederer, in Literary Trivia, notes that sometimes the sleuth is better known than the author.

Can you match the author to their famous sleuth?




Agatha Christie.............Albert Campion
Dorothy Sayers ............Brother Cadfael
Earl Derr Biggers .........Philip Marlow
Ellis Peters ....................Father Brown
Erle Stanley Gardner ....Lord Peter Wimsey
G. K. Chesterton ..........Mike Hammer
Leslie Charteris ............Miss Jane Marple
Margery Allingham ......Nero Wolf
Mickey Spillane ............Perry Mason
Raymond Chandler ......Charlie Chan
Rex Stout .....................Simon Templar (the Saint)

Here are the answers to last week's trivia questions:
(Also from Richard Lederer's Literary Trivia)

Anna Sewell: .....................Black Beauty
Kurt Vonnegut: ................Cat's Cradle
Ambrose Bierce:... ...........Devil's Dictionary
John Steinbeck: ...............East of Eden
F. Scott Fitzgerald: ..........Great Gatsby
William Shakespeare: ......Love's Labour's Lost
James Barrie: ...................Peter Pan
T. H. Whit.........................The Sword in the Stone
J. R. R. Tolkien: ..............The Two Towers
H. G. Wells: .....................The War of the Worlds

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