Specialist: fictional detectives

From the quiz on 11/10/16.

  1. The Oxford Bar in Edinburgh is the favourite pub of which fictional detective created by Ian Rankin for his 1987 novel Knots and Crosses? John Rebus

  2. Which American writer created the fictional detective C. Auguste Dupin, who first appeared in the 1841 short story The Murders in the Rue Morgue? Edgar Allan Poe

  3. By what names are Felicity Kendal and Pam Ferris known in the title of a 2003–7 ITV detective series created by Brian Eastman? Rosemary and Thyme

  4. Brother Cadfael, a Welsh Benedictine monk who lives at Shrewsbury Abbey, investigates murders in a series of novels by Edith Pargeter (as Ellis Peters) that all take place in which century? 12th

  5. The Cuckoo’s Calling, The Silkworm and Career of Evil are the first three novels featuring which fictional detective, created by J. K. Rowling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith? Cormoran Strike


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