The Independent/Penguin Summer Quiz

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Below are the answers to last month's Penguin Books 60th birthday quiz which appeared in the Independent on 29 July. The winner, who will receive an Isokon Penguin Donkey magazine-cum-bookrack, is A. McLeod from Penzance, Cornwall. The four runners-up, who receive boxed sets of Penguin Collected Short Stories will be notified directly. Thanks to all who took part.


1) Pictures

1. Edna O'Brien

2. Quentin Blake

3. Andre Gide

4. Compton MacKenzie

5. Macolm Bradbury

6. John Updike

2) Opening lines

a) Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne

b) Lady Chatterley's Lover by DH Lawrence

c) The Secret History by Donna Tartt

d) Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

e) Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

f) Perfume by Patrick Suskind

g) Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh

h) Hard Times by Charles Dickens

i) Confessions by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

j) The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell

k) Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens

3) Poetry

a) I remember, I remember by Thomas Hood

b) The Waste Land by TS Eliot

c) If by Rudyard Kipling

d) Song by Christina Rossetti

e) The End by AA Milne

f) Death be not proud by John Donne

g) Comeclose and sleepnow by Roger McGough

h) The Boatswain's second song from The Sea and The Mirror by WH Auden

i) Upon Westminster Bridge by William Wordsworth

j) Daddy by Sylvia Plath

i) The Collar by George Herbert

4) Women

a) The Sea, The Sea

b) Eva Luna

c) The Company of Wolves

d) Professor of Humanities at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia

e) Henry Miller

f) Westminster Abbey

5) Classics

a) Rob Roy

b) Orlando

c) the Pequod

d) 1920s (privately printed)

e) the Congo

f) Ulysses

g) Gormenghast

6) Places

a) The End of the Affair

b) Simone de Beauvoir

c) Ambrose Bierce

d) The bombing of Hiroshima