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PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:44 pm    Post subject: Ten books whose title is a quote from a famous work Reply with quote

1. Dying of the Light - George RR Martin

(Quote from Dylan Thomas' poem Do not go gentle into that good night)
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:50 pm    Post subject: Ten books whose title is a quote from a famous work Reply with quote

2. Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck

From Robert Burns' poem "To A Mouse"
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:52 pm    Post subject: Ten books whose title is a quote from a famous work Reply with quote

3. The Winter of our Discontent - John Steinbeck

From Shakespeare's Richard III
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:55 pm    Post subject: Ten books whose title is a quote from a famous work Reply with quote

4. The Sound and the Fury - William Faulkner

From Shakespeare's Macbeth
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:56 pm    Post subject: Ten books whose title is a quote from a famous work Reply with quote

5. Pale Kings and Princes - Robert Parker

From John Keats' La Belle Dame sans Merci
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 12:30 am    Post subject: Ten books whose title is a quote from a famous work Reply with quote

6. The Mirror Crack'd From Side To Side - Agatha Christie

From Tennyson's The Lady of Shalott
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 12:34 am    Post subject: Ten books whose title is a quote from a famous work Reply with quote

7. For Whom the Bell Tolls - Ernest Hemingway

Taken from the John Donne poem of the same name? But also known under the name of No man is an Island I believe...
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 1:57 am    Post subject: Ten books whose title is a quote from a famous work Reply with quote

8. Palely Loitering - Christopher Priest

From John Keats' "La Belle Dame Sans Merci"

Oh what can ail thee Knight at arms
Alone and palely loitering
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I love that poem and had to show off! super grin
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 2:02 am    Post subject: Ten books whose title is a quote from a famous work Reply with quote

9. The Dogs of War - Frederick Forsyth

From Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar"

Cry "Havoc" and let slip the dogs of war
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 2:06 am    Post subject: Ten books whose title is a quote from a famous work Reply with quote

10. As on a Darkling Plain - Ben Bova

From Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach

Ten more of the same. Shows how well-read the members of this forum are!
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