Art & literature 38

From the quiz on 11/7/17.

  1. Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s bestselling 2001 novel The Shadow of the Wind is set in Barcelona in the period following which war? Spanish Civil War

  2. The French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec is noted for his many paintings of and posters for which club in Paris? Moulin Rouge

  3. E. W. Hornung’s literary character Arthur J. Raffles is a gentleman thief and amateur player of which sport? Cricket

  4. In which European language were the novels The Tin Drum, Metamorphosis, Death in Venice and All Quiet on the Western Front originally written? German

  5. As a teenager, which Italian Renaissance artist had his nose broken and permanently disfigured after an altercation with his contemporary Pietro Torrigiano? Michelangelo

  6. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel The Great Gatsby and Jay Anson’s 1977 novel The Amityville Horror are both set on which US island? Long Island

  7. Which series of novels by Daniel Handler begins with The Bad Beginning (1999) and ends with The End (2006)? A Series of Unfortunate Events

  8. Sky Mirror, Cloud Gate in Chicago’s Millennium Park, and the ArcelorMittal Orbit in London’s Olympic Park are sculptures by which Turner Prize–winning British artist? Anish Kapoor

  9. What animal does the title character win in a raffle and train up to be a champion in Enid Bagnold’s 1935 novel National Velvet? Horse

  10. Which Shakespeare play ends with one of the characters apologizing for any offence that might have been caused? A Midsummer Night’s Dream


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