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Who first said this quote about how we only sleep safely because "rough men stand ready" to fight on our behalf?

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What is the meaning of this paragraph from Philip Lombard's introduction in "And Then There Were None"?

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Did later literary analysis agree with Mark Twain's criticism of J.F. Cooper?

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Why is Regulus Black a seeker?

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Novel about teenagers committing suicide

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Who was (were?) the inspiration for Carrie?

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Did Rand think that people in the real world were that stupid?

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How far ahead did J.K. Rowling plan Harry Potter?

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Are you required to read any of Langdon books by Dan Brown to properly understand and enjoy the next ones?

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Why did Irina choose to die in the fire and not jump?

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How much does "The Parable of the Old Man and the Young" differ from the original Bible story?

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Who is "Reported Missing" addressed to?

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What's up with the colors of Delirium's speech bubbles?

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A book about a night shift clerk in a hotel

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Are Vin and Elend symbolically linked to Preservation and Ruin in The Hero of Ages?

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Did Viktor Frankl ever publish his manuscript?

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Why did Samuel Coleridge metaphorise 'work without hope ' as 'nectar in a sieve'?

4 votes

Why did George Orwell name himself after the River Orwell?

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Was Twain the first author to write of Zombies?

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Why was My Uncle Napoleon banned in Iran?

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Why would one call a Japanese Jew "Sosumi"?

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What did O'Brien mean when he said "They got me a long time ago" in the book 1984?

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Was the motive behind this ever explained by the author of The Virgin Suicides?

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What does the author imply by using the phrase “open to attack” for the element of worship in patriotism?

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Why is the narrator speechless at the end of this short story "Something new"?

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Identify a book about scientist who used mescaline to see monsters

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How is the Brother Officer being portrayed in "The Hero"?

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Does part four of Doll's House add to the narrative of the volume?

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Why did the Seed-Merchant thank God?

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Will Moon age while he's outside of the sword?