British Authors

Question: Who amongst British Authors wrote the Harry Potter series of books?

 Answer: J. K. Rowling

Question: Name the author of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Dr No and Thunderball, among others. 

 Answer: Ian Fleming

Question: Who wrote the novel, Treasure Island?

 Answer: Robert Louis Stevenson 

Question: In which country was the British writer Rudyard Kipling born?

 Answer: India

Question: Who wrote the novel, Brighton Rock?

 Answer: Graham Greene

Question: In which classic British novel is there a dog called Bullseye?

 Answer: Oliver Twist 

Question: Who wrote the book, A Brief History of Time?

 Answer:  Stephen Hawking

Question: Which former jockey became a best selling author of thrillers about horse racing?

 Answer: Dick Francis 

Question: Which famous Charles Dickens novel starts with a boy in a graveyard?

 Answer: Great Expectations 

Question: Who wrote the book, Swallows and Amazons?

 Answer: Arthur Ransome

Question: What is the pen-name of the well-know 20th century British Author David John Moore Cornwell?

 Answer: John Le Carré 

Question: Walter Scott’s novel The Fortunes of Nigel is set during the reign of which Stuart King?

 Answer: James I (VI of Scotland) 

Question: Who is the author of the Patrick Melrose novels?

 Answer: Edward St Aubyn

Question: What nationality was HG Wells, the writer that is often described as the father of the science fiction genre?

 Answer: British 

Question: Who wrote Brideshead Revisited?

 Answer: Evelyn Waugh

Question: Who is the Anglo-American author of humourous books, notably on travel, which include Notes from a Small Island and The Road to Little Dribbling?

 Answer: Bill Bryson 

Question: What is the title of the poem by Rudyard Kipling that ends with the line ‘And which is more, you’ll be a man my son’?

 Answer: If

Question: What was the name of the best selling book containing the wartime diaries of Hermione Ranfurly who attempted to follow her husband to the Second World War in the Middle East?

 Answer: To War with Whittaker 

Find questions about the following authors & writers and about the books & plays they wrote:

Charles Dickens

William Shakespeare