Book Club Quiz

Can you guess which books these excerpts are from?

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Zoe Wanamaker reads...


“You starvelling, you eel-skin, you dried neat’s-tongue, you bull’s-pizzle, you stock-fish–O for breath to utter what is like thee!-you tailor’s-yard, you sheath, you bow-case, you vile standing tuck!”

ANSWER: Henry IV Part 1 by Shakespeare

Nina Sosanya reads...


“If you’re born in a cubicle and grow up in a corridor, and work in a cell, and vacation in a crowded sun-room, then coming up into the open with nothing but sky over you might just give you a nervous breakdown.”

ANSWER: Foundation by Isaac Asimov

John Bradley reads...


“The librarian flipped their front covers back to check the due date. They weren’t overdue. I’m always on time, and I never hand things in late. That’s the way my mother taught me. Shepherds are the same. If they don’t stick to their schedule, the sheep go completely bananas.”

ANSWER: The Strange Library By Haruki Murakami

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