Reading the Classics

My favourite classic is
  • Madame Bovary
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • White Lines
  • Classic. Just classic.
Which classic is most pertinent at the moment?
  • 1984
  • It Could Happen Here
  • It’s Happening Right Here, Right at This Moment
  • It’s Literally Happening. Did You See What They Just Did?
  • It Just Happened Here
How does a book become a classic?
  • Good cover art
  • It stands the test of time
  • It gets made into a film
  • Plato writes it
Which classic titles end with a question mark?
  • Who Would Have Thought It? by María Amparo Ruíz de Burton
  • Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  • Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson
  • What Is Art? by Leo Tolstoy
How does the classic The Wolfman and Other Cases by Sigmund Freud end?
  • The mother is found guilty
  • The Wolfman (Benicio del Toro) pursues Gwen (Emily Blunt) and traps her above a gorge. As he hesitates, the hunters approach…
  • Some seriously, seriously infantile, sexual and aggressive urges
  • Catharsis!
H.G. Wells loved books with ‘war’ in the title. Which two of his ‘war’ books are considered classics?
  • The War of the Worlds
  • The War in the Air
  • War: What Is It Good For?
  • The Art of War (with Sun Tzu)
How many classics have the word ‘Chuzzlewit’ in the title?
  • One
  • Depends on your definition of chuzzlewit
What’s the crucial difference between Edmund Gosse’s Father and Son and Turgenev’s Fathers and Sons?
  • One is a memoir
  • One has more fathers
  • One has more sons