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National Libraries Day - Competition Results!

on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 13:08

Since our last post two weeks ago, we've recieved many email with answers to our ten questions. The response has been much appreciated, but unfortunately there can be only one winner of the signed copy of Lee Child's Never Go Back. But before the winner is announced, let's go over the answers:

1—    The author of The Grapes of Wrath was John Steinbeck.

2—    The Comedy of Errors is the shortest of William Shakespeare’s plays.

3—    In George Orwell’s Animal Farm, the animals live at Manor Farm.

4—    The Artful Dodger's real name is Jack Dawkins.

5—    Noddy was a taxi driver.

6—    Don

National Libraries Day and Win a Free Book!

on Thu, 02/06/2014 - 16:37

We’re looking forward to this year’s National Libraries Day on Saturday February 8th, and so we thought we’d have a literature-themed quiz to celebrate! Answer all of these questions correctly and you could win a hardback first edition of Lee Child’s latest novel Never Go Back, signed by the author himself.

So, on with the questions:

1—    Who wrote the novel The Grapes of Wrath?

2—    Which is the shortest of William Shakespeare’s plays?

3—    What is the name of the farm in George Orwell’s Animal Farm?

4—    What is the real name of the Artful Dodger in the Dickens novel Oliver Twist?

Imaginary Friends

on Thu, 11/28/2013 - 17:06

This week's entry comes to your from our own Janice Brent, with a great recommendation for a great book, Alison Lurie's Imaginary Friends:

Alison Lurie’s 1967 novel, set in the imaginary New England town of Sophis, tells the story of a small group of people who believe they’re receiving messages from the planet Varna. Channelled mainly through the beautiful young Verena, the Truth Seekers hear frequently from Ro and other Varnians, who want to guide humankind towards enlightenment.

Welcome to Our Blog

on Tue, 11/19/2013 - 21:11

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