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England Narrative textiles like this one feature folkloric woodland critters and other rural images associated with this green and pleasant land.‘Varx’ Hand-Block Printed Cushion, about $119, bonfieldblockprinters.

4 Wild Wild West.5 (a) I Still Know What You Did Last Summer; (b) Bride Of Chucky; (c) Gregory's Two Girls; (d) The Rage: Carrie II.

We went to quiz night at our daughter's school a week ago.Our table came eighth, or something like that, and I don't mind admitting that it hurt.

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Who called the Potter books "Billy Bunter on broomsticks"?Which three curses does the Ministry of Magic deem "unforgivable"?

The winner of a £1,000 Waterstone's voucher is Mrs A Marsh of Plymouth.Runners-up, who won £200 Waterstone's vouchers, are: Guy Stubbs, Nottingham; Andy Knott, Twickenham; Mr N Price, Plymouth; MJ White, south London; Miss Diana John, Nottingham.

Buying a quiz book is a ritual of embarrassment.Where once the colossi of Millionaire and Weakest Link ruled, faltering TV ratings are reflected in the book chart, where their tie-ins have been usurped by the 'Ultimate', the 'Biggest' and the 'Best'.

1 Which Scottish writer's profile was boosted by a film adaptation of an earlier novel?2 Which sports star did the Observer reviewer compare to Clint Eastwood on the publication of his autobiography?

1 Which Scottish writer's profile was boosted by a film adaptation of an earlier novel?Alan Warner 2 Which sports star did the Observer reviewer compare to Clint Eastwood on the publication of his autobiography?

Macca's art leaves Turner in the shade 3.Bottom marks for Turner prize as culture minister vents his spleen 7.

He appears on television sometimes, but so far that hasn't proved much of an earner.Each week, a different guest quizmaster sets five questions per day, Monday to Friday.

Name three novels, published in 2004, featuring Henry James.Which writer had his novel dramatised twice at the National Theatre in 2004?

1) The Line of Beauty, The Master, Author Author 2) Padma Lakshmi of Salman Rushdie 3) The centenary of Greene's birth and Chekhov's death 4) Monica Ali did not win the Booker prize 5) Philip Pullman 6) Plum Sykes 7) Tom Wolfe 8) The Gruffalo 9) Mary Poppins by PL Travers 10) Lynne Truss 11) Tibor Fischer and Rowan Pelling are both friends of Matt Thorne 12) Elfriede Jelinek 13) JM Barrie's Peter Pan 14) Sarah Hall 15) In The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 16) Kelly Holmes 17) Graham Norton 18) Jordan aka Katie Price

Do you know your Bilbo Baggins from your Mulch Diggums or your Stig of the Dump from Timmy the Dog?This Christmas we're issuing a literary challenge to all booklovers aged twelve and under.

Noodles with puttanesca sauce 4 Stig of the Dump by Clive King What animal escapes from Bottom's Mammoth Circus and is later chased by Stig into a stable at Mrs Fawkham-Greene's fancy dress party?Leopard 5 The Diamond Girls by Jaqueline Wilson What is the name of Dixie's pet?

1) Which animated masterpiece features the metamorphosis of the young heroine's parents into pigs?2) What links: a pig that thinks he's a sheep dog; John Goodman; Oliver Hardy?

4) In which town were West Side Story's Tony and Riff reunited?5) Who in real life connects: Natalie Wood; Joan Collins; Leslie Caron; Diane Keaton; Isabelle Adjani; Julie Christie?

Bill Murray's eponymous character in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou is based on Cousteau who co-directed Malle's Palme d'Or-winning debut feature documentary Le Monde du silence (The Silent World).2) What links the source of Malle's family fortune to Marilyn Monroe's saxophone-player-loving character?
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