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Literature by Letter - R

Identify these literary things that start with the letter R.
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Swiss family shipwrecked on an island
First author to earn a billion dollars
Term for the letters used in ancient Germanic alphabets
Disease that Cujo and Old Yeller suffered from
Book of the Bible named for a woman
German fairy tale creature that spins straw into gold
Final novel of the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy
Cardinal who was the villain of "The Three Musketeers"
Samuel Taylor Coleridge poem about an albatross
Rime of the Ancient Mariner, the
Author of "Atlas Shrugged" and "Anthem"
Genre of Danielle Steel and Judith McNaught
Stephen Crane novel set during the American Civil War
Red Badge of Courage
E.M. Forster novel. A critique of Edwardian English culture
Room with a View, a
Augusten Burroughs memoir that may not have been entirely true
Running With Scissors
Novel by Evelyn Waugh
Brideshead Revisited
This American fairy tale character slept for 20 years (first name)
Titular character of four John Updike novels
Author of the "Percy Jackson & the Olympians" series
Work by Plato discussing a utopia ruled by philosopher-kings
Dylan Thomas line: "____ against the dying of the light"
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(66)
Rumplestiltskin is something well known? First time I hear of it. I'd put Rapunzel here but apparently it has good enough percentage. Was it in a Disney movie or something?
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Dec 21, 2016
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Rumpelstiltskin is one of the most famous fairy tales, at least where I'm from. I think it's a Grimm one.
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Dec 22, 2016
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Rumpelstiltskin and Rapunzel are both classics from Grimm's Fairy Tales - originally in German. Some of the tales were written by the Grimm brothers; but many they collected and re-told.
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Dec 22, 2016
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Well known in my days, but I don't know if Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales are being passed down through the generations as they once were. With all the TV, DVD, Smart Phones, Internet etc. available, maybe they are dying out........... pity.
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Jul 4, 2017
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Pretty famous. I've seen many different dramatic interpretations over the years. Disney didn't make a movie, at least not a full-length animated feature, but I think he was in one of the Shrek movies.
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Jul 4, 2017
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Thanks. After some research I found the name in Slovene translation, and it (and the story) sounds vaguely familiar, but not nearly as much as the other Grimm evergreens. Still, I've seen the English name for the first time in this quiz.
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Jul 5, 2017
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Great quiz!
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Dec 25, 2016
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Six attempts and still couldn't spell "Richelieu"!
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Jul 4, 2017
(73)
Rumpelstiltskin was superbly played by Robert Carlyle in the TV series Once Upon A Time.
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Jul 4, 2017
(65)
Finally, a lit quiz up my alley (4:25)
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Jul 4, 2017
(55)
What? You won't take Rishaloo? LOL
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Jul 4, 2017
(65)
Think about adding the author of Gargantua and Pantagruel. And the author of A Season in Hell. Just to make it a little more challenging.
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Jul 4, 2017
(56)
Was thinking of ash and thorn for the Germanic characters and totally forgot runes, argh.
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Jul 5, 2017
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My wife's name is Ruth. Didn't get it.
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Jul 6, 2017
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