Books questions This is a list of recently added questions about books. Play books quiz and see all the questions. Who wrote the The Green Mile novel, which was adapted into a film under the same name?Stephen King. The Green Mile is a 1996 serial novel written by Stephen King. It tells the story of death row supervisor Paul Edgecombe's encounter with John Coffey, an unusual inmate who displays inexplicable healing and empathetic abilities. The novel was adapted into a screenplay for a feature film of the same name by Frank Darabont, and was nominated for four Academy Awards.Created by: Ninjaieasy 72% Tom HanksTom Hanks408Paul EdgecombePaul Edgecombe713Stephen KingStephen King4052Clive BarkerClive Barker380movies riddles » Who wrote The Maltese Falcon?Dashiell Hammett. The Maltese Falcon is a 1930 detective novel by Dashiell Hammett, originally serialized in the magazine Black Mask. It is generally considered his finest work. The story has been adapted several times for the cinema, including the 1941 version starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 31% James M. CainJames M. Cain12Dashiell HammettDashiell Hammett18Raymond ChandlerRaymond Chandler21Mickey SpillaneMickey Spillane7writers riddles » Which British Nobel Prize winner wrote the Lord of the Flies?William Golding. The book focuses on a group of British boys stranded on an uninhabited island. The author presents the reader with a chronology of events leading a group from hope to disaster, as they attempt to survive their uncivilized, unsupervised, isolated environment until rescued. William Golding explores the dark side of humanity, illustrating humankind's intrinsic evil nature.Created by: Ninjaihard 52% George OrwellGeorge Orwell26William GoldingWilliam Golding71John GalsworthyJohn Galsworthy20Edward Morgan ForsterEdward Morgan Forster19prizes riddles » What's Socrates best known bookSocrates made no writings. Socrates (c. 470 – 399 BC) was a classical Greek (Athenian) philosopher credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, and as being the first moral philosopher, of the Western ethical tradition of thought. An enigmatic figure, he made no writings, and is known chiefly through the accounts of classical writers writing after his lifetime, particularly his students Plato and Xenophon. Created by: kioufevery easy 81% PoliteiaPoliteia12ProtagorasProtagoras4Socrates made no writingsSocrates made no writings83KritonKriton3philosophy riddles » Who wrote the famous dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451?Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel presents the future American society where books are outlawed and "firemen" burn any that are found. It won numerous literature awards, and has been adapted into film, theatre play, radio broadcast and graphic novel.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 30% Aldous HuxleyAldous Huxley30Ray BradburyRay Bradbury39John WyndhamJohn Wyndham36Alfred BesterAlfred Bester22literature riddles » Who wrote the novels such as Deal Breaker, Drop Shot, Fade Away and Gone For Good? Harlan Coben is an American writer of mystery novels and thrillers. The plots of his novels often involve the resurfacing of unresolved or misinterpreted events in the past, murders, or fatal accidents and have multiple twists. He is the first writer to have received all three of the most prestigious awards in the world of mystery writers: Edgar, Shamus, and an Anthony Award.Created by: Ninjaihard 44% Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly56Harlan CobenHarlan Coben195Tom ClancyTom Clancy97John GrishamJohn Grisham90people riddles » Which William Gibson's novel began the Sprawl trilogy?Neuromancer was Gibson's debut novel and the beginning of the Sprawl trilogy, which also includes the Count Zero and Mona Lisa Overdrive. The book is considered to be the one that helped to solidify cyberpunk as a genre, drawing influence from punk subculture and early hacker culture.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 31% Virtual LightVirtual Light230Count ZeroCount Zero417Mona Lisa OverdriveMona Lisa Overdrive231NeuromancerNeuromancer413curiosities riddles » Whose quotations are contained in the famous "Little Red Book"?Mao Tse-Tung. In 1966, all regions across China were ordered to build hundreds of new printing houses to publish the "Quotations of Chairman Mao Tse-Tung". The most popular versions were printed in small sizes that could be easily carried and were bound in bright red covers, becoming commonly known in the West as the Little Red Book. The book was printed in about 1 billion copies, which makes its second only to the Holy Bible.Created by: Tschukahard 54% Kim Il-SungKim Il-Sung598Pol PotPol Pot489Mao Tse-TungMao Tse-Tung3151LeninLenin1551communism riddles » Who is the author of the shortest horror story?Fredric Brown. He is known for his use of humor and for his mastery of the "short short" form stories of 1 to 3 pages, often with ingenious plotting devices and surprise endings. His short story called "Knock" has only two sentences: "The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door..."Created by: Ninjaivery hard 19% Edgar Allan PoeEdgar Allan Poe489Stephen KingStephen King338Fredric BrownFredric Brown231Bram StokerBram Stoker131surnames riddles » Where were the Moomins created?In Finland. The Moomins were created by Swedish-speaking Finnish writer Tove Jansson, and were originally published in Swedish in Finland in 1945. There is a theme park called Moomin World in Naantali, Finland.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 65% in the United Statesin the United States222in Japanin Japan550in Swedenin Sweden3093in Finlandin Finland7413fairy tales riddles » Play literature quiz and see all the questions.