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Sent to the Bastille twice for making fun of aristocrats, Francois
Marie Arouet wisely opted to write under what best of all pen names?
Joseph Heller wanted to call it Catch-18, but Leon Uris published
Mila 18. Catch-11 was out because of Ocean's 11. Catch-17 was out because of Stalag 17. What was the book
Although he published The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
under his own name, who published Treasure Island as Captain George North?
What character did Ian Fleming name for the American author of a
guide to birds of the West Indies?
The six-toed descendants of which author's cats roam free in his
former home on Whitehead Street in Key West, Florida?
D is for Detective. Who created Santa Teresa sleuth Kinsey
What swashbuckler is named for a primrose known to scientists as
Anagallis arvensis and to some as the poor man's barometer?
Writer F. Scott Fitzgerald was named for his second cousin, three
times removed. What was this cousin famous for doing?
What author embezzled a Texas bank, fled to Honduras, returned to
the US to visit his dying wife and spent three years in an Ohio prison?
What fictional sleuth produced a handbook on bees and a monograph
on more than a hundred varieties of tobacco ash?
Although HAL is one letter up from IBM, what SF writer said HAL is
actually short for "heuristic algorithmic computer"?
Even though the play is named for the Moor, who has the most lines
Ray Bradbury was actually a little confused. What is the actual
ignition temperature for paper?
Although already in use as a short form of the Welsh name
Gwendolyn, "Wendy" is said to have been created in what story, after James Barrie heard a child mispronounce
My most famous creation believed in deduction and logic, but I was
easily fooled by a couple of schoolgirls and their fake photographs of fairies. Who am I?
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