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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2012 6:26 pm
by Ambassador
Thanks, David

Hope your overnight at Tallinn was bearable.

Neat photo, Daniel!

Starting with Oscar... His friend, Robbie Ross, appears in which trilogy, the third volume having won the Booker Prize?

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:56 pm
by Ambassador
Time for a clue?

One of the early scenes in the trilogy is a meeting between Siegfried Sassoon and Robert Graves. The Booker was awarded in the 1990s.

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 3:27 pm
by Angram
Is it the "Regeneration" trilogy by Pat Barker?

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 9:05 am
by Ambassador
Apologies for the late reply.

You are correct, Angram. Over to you

Andy

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 9:54 am
by Angram
Thanks Andy

On a similar theme...
Which poet's memoir about his military service in WW1 is entitled "Undertones of War"?

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 4:23 pm
by DanielFullard
Blunden?

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2012 5:18 pm
by Angram
Edmund Blunden it is

Over to you Daniel

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 2:03 pm
by DanielFullard
'Pagageno' by Lotte Reiniger is an animation loosely based on which opera?

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2012 9:21 pm
by davidmfay
Papageno feathered of brain and body features in my 2nd favourite opera of all time Zauberflote or Mozart's Magic Fruit as they call it at my local Chinese takeaway ...

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:14 pm
by neilmac
"Arms and the Man" the title of a play by Shaw, is a quotation from the first line of which work?