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Friday, September 29, 2006

The Friday Brain-teaser from Xrefer

The Friday Brain-teaser from Xrefer - this week: Books and Plays. Answers here.

1. A play called "Much Ado about Nothing", first performed around 1598.
2. A 1937 book called "The Hobbit".
3. Which British cosmologist, born in 1942, wrote a popular-science best-seller called "A Brief History of Time"?
4. A novel called "Vanity Fair", published serially in 1847 and 1848.
5. Novels called "Song of Solomon" (1977), "Beloved" (1987) and "Jazz" (1992).
6. Plays called "Endgame" (1958), "Krapp's Last Tape" (1959) and "Happy Days" (1961).
7. Novels called "The Rachel Papers" (1973), "Money" (1984) and "London Fields" (1989).
8. Plays called "Glengarry Glen Ross", "Speed-the-Plow" and "Oleanna".
9. Novels called "The Voyage Out" (1915), "Mrs Dalloway" (1925) and "The Waves" (1931).
10. A story called "The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain", published in 1848.

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