YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE ARTS
1 Which detective hunted down the murderer of Sir Leicester Dedlock?
2 Which detective was Miles Archer's partner, and hired by Miss Wonderly?
3 Using those two answers, construct a novel by a Booker Prize-winning former civil servant that revolves around an affair between a teacher and the artist commissioned to paint his headmaster's portrait.
4 "Let the lamp affix its beam. The only emperor is" - who?
5 Who was the butler at Blandings Castle?
6 What film inspired Terry Gilliam's recent time-travel/mad-love spectacular 12 Monkeys?
1 Inspector Bucket, in Dickens's Bleak House.
2 Sam Spade, in Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon.
3 Iris Murdoch's The Sandcastle.
4. The Emperor of Ice Cream, according to the poem by Wallace Stevens.
5 Beach, in the stories by PG Wodehouse.
6 Chris Marker's 29-minute classic La Jetee (1962) - in English, The Pier.Reuse content