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THE WEEKLY QUIZ THAT TESTS YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE ARTS
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The Independent Culture
1 "I will buy with you, sell with you, talk with you, walk with you, and so following; but I will not eat with you, drink with you, nor pray with you." What's the supplementary question? 2 "Here is an account of a few years in the life of Quoyle, born in Brooklyn and raised in a shuffle of dreary upstate towns." What novel, by the winner of this year's Orange Prize, starts with that statement? 3 What novel, narrated by William Guest, describes England after the upheavals of 1952? 4 What novel weaves together a musical about Trotsky in New York, a dying Freud being expelled from Vienna, and the destruction of the earth in the year 2000? 5 What baseball team had Walter Matthau as its coach and Tatum O'Neal as its star pitcher? 6 "I sprang to the stirrup, and Joris, and he; I galloped, he galloped, we galloped all three" - What are they doing? ANSWERS:

1. "What news on the Rialto?" 2. The Shipping News, by E Annie Proulx. 3. William Morris's News from Nowhere. 4. The End of the World News, by Anthony Burgess. 5. The Bad News Bears. 6. Bringing the good news from Ghent to Aix (Browning).

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