A friendly spider, a runt of the litter pig, and a blossoming friendship.
This classic children's novel written and published in 1952 follows the story of a pig's friendship with a spider named Charlotte. The author Elwyn Brooks White has written over 17 books of prose and poetry. He has also won the National Medal for Literature for his contribution to children's literature.
A vendetta against the Catholic Church discovered through a physicist’s murder.
New York Times bestselling author Dan Brown introduced the character of Robert Langdon, a world-renowned symbologist in this book, who would be the protagonist of subsequent novels. The book follows the discoveries of Langdon as he tries to uncover the truth behind a symbol seared on the chest of a murdered physicist.
Shark-infested waters of a seaside resort town threaten the safety of the beach.
The novel inspired Steven Spielberg to make a movie that captured the terror of beachgoers with a man-eating shark in the waters. Peter Benchley also played a part in writing the screenplay for the film adaptation. In fact, the success of his first novel paved way for publishers to commission similar concept novels.
The belief of the law of attraction and harnessing it to shape your future.
Rhonda Byrne rose to fame with her new thought books, the Secret series. After the success of the first book in 2007, the author was listed in Time Magazine's list of 100 people who shape the world. To this date, Rhonda Byrne has to her credit books like the Secret, The Power, The Magic, and Hero.
A masterpiece of lust and obsession of a man who falls for a very young girl.
Regarded as one of Vladimir Nabokov's best and most important works, Lolita was ranked fourth in the most acclaimed list of the Modern Library 100 best Novels. Humbert Humbert falls in love with his landlady's 12-year-old girl daughter, Lolita, and the story follows his pursuit of love for the girl.
A classic on the life of Christ to discover faith, repentance, and acceptance.
Ellen G. White is the most translated woman author in the history of literature. She wrote over 40 books and 5,000 articles that have been translated exclusively. This novel is available both in Spanish and English and has helped thousands of readers know many things about Jesus Christ in just 13 short chapters.
A man is framed for his wife’s disappearance in this psychological thriller
Amy Dunne finds out that her husband, Nick Dunne, has been cheating on their marriage. As her revenge, Amy decides to stage her own disappearance and makes it look like a murder, framing Nick in the process. The thriller follows the journey of both the characters from there on to see who maintains the upper hand.
A story of a boy who leaves the safety of his planet to travel the universe.
Not only did Antoine de Saint-Exupéry write The Little Prince, but he also did the illustrations for the story. The novella tells the story of a little boy who leaves his planet to gain wisdom by traveling the universe and enters the narrow-minded world of adults. It has been translated into over 250 languages.
The novel stresses the importance of personal belief in shaping your destiny.
The author researched over forty millionaires to understand what set them apart and why they were so successful in life. The result was a novel written solely for imparting the wisdom gained. Most of Napoleon Hill's literary works examined the power of one's personal belief and how it impacts life in ways that can help shape destiny.
The author depicts the culture of the Mongols in this epic tale.
Wolf Totem is a gripping fictionalized memoir that won its author Lü Jiamin the inaugural Man Asian Literary prize. The epic story focuses on the time spent by the author in Mongolia and is published under his pen name Jiang Rong. Jiang Rong lived among the nomadic Mongols and narrated his experiences in this award-winning novel.
A Japanese author and a story following a college student’s romantic first love.
The author writes in Japanese and most of his works have been translated into the English language. An interesting fact about the title of this novel is that Norwegian Wood is also the name of a song by The Beatles. The book tells the story of a man's first, heroic love.
An orphan girl, a grumpy grandfather, a home in the Alps. Need we say more?
An acclaimed author of Children's stories, Johanna Spyri is best known for Heidi. The story follows a little girl who lives in the mountains with her gruff grandfather but then moves to work and live in a wealthy household. All Heidi can think about is her home back in the Alps and yearn of going back.
World War II, an air force commander, and one of the most gripping narratives.
Catch-22 is Joseph Heller's first novel published in 1961. This stellar book takes you on a journey to a Mediterranean Island scene set in the times of the Second World War. The plot follows the life and experiences of the protagonist, Captain John Yossarian, a U.S. Army Air Forces B-25 bombardier.
A ruthless assassin holds the key to Nazi victory and the fate of D-Day.
Set in 1944, the needle in this novel is an enemy spy who holds the key to Nazi victory. The fate of the war rests in the hands of a master spy who is Hitler's prized undercover agent. However, there is a twist in the tale when a mysterious woman is introduced just a few weeks before D-Day!
A horror novel of a possession adapted into a movie and a TV series on FOX.
Just two years after the book was published, the bestselling novel was adapted into a motion picture. The movie released in 1973 got ten academy award nominations and was well received by fans. The novel spent 17 consecutive weeks at number one, and a total of 57 weeks, on the New York Times bestsellers list.
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Released in October 2019, Joker redefined the way we saw Gotham's worst villain. If you are equally enthralled by the origin story of Joker, take this quiz to find out how well you know the movie and Batman's archenemy.
Everyone's favorite robot hero is back! With Terminator: Dark Fate hitting theaters worldwide, it's time for a trip down memory lane. If you've been following the T-800 and Sarah Connor's journey since you first saw them on screen, take this quiz and find out whether you're on par with the many journeys they took to avert the impending apocalypse. Spoiler alert for those who haven't watched the latest installment of this epic franchise.
You may know the names of many countries, their prominent landmarks, and even recognize famous personalities who hail from these places. But can you guess their capital cities? We bring you 50 countries of the world in this ultimate world capitals quiz. Play now and find out how many you can get right.
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Cartoons have always defined and influenced our childhood in many ways. Some can relate to the gentle comedy of the Looney Tunes while others watched shows like Ninja Turtles and X-Men. These cartoon serials became an integral part of our lives which is why we can still recall some of the most obvious and iconic instances of our favorite shows. Take this quiz to find out exactly how well can you associate the cartoon to their iconic catchphrase.
About 50 countries in the world have English as their native language. But did you know that some of the commonly-used English words or phrases are from a foreign language? Well, you can take this test and find out how well you know your daily-used English words' origin.