Literature by Letter - M

Identify these literary things that start with the letter M.
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Last updated: December 19, 2016
First submittedOctober 30, 2016
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Classic book about Ahab and the White Whale
Moby Dick
Mythical king. Everything he touched turned to gold
Midas
Wonderland resident who invited Alice to an "unbirthday" party
Mad Hatter
Romeo's friend who shouts, "A plague on both your houses!"
Mercutio
17th-century English poet who wrote "Paradise Lost"
John Milton
Performers of this tragedy call it "the Scottish play", as saying
its name is supposedly bad luck
Macbeth
Where Sauron dwells in "The Lord of the Rings"
Mordor
"Midnight's Children" and "Shantaram" were set in this Asian city
Mumbai
First of the Aubrey-Maturin 20-book series that describes
sea life during the Napoleonic wars
Master and Commander
The nine daughters of Zeus with the power to inspire poetry, theatre, and music
Muses
The story of the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban
I am Malala
Victor Hugo novel about the life of Jean Valjean
Les Misérables
Style of writing that includes supernatural elements.
Gabriel García Márquez was a practicioner
Magic Realism
Novel featuring hard-boiled detective Sam Spade;
Humphrey Bogart made a movie version
Maltese Falcon, the
"The Naked and the Dead" author and wife-stabber
Norman Mailer
Author of "Beloved" and "The Bluest Eye"
Toni Morrison
Author of "Gone with the Wind"
Margaret Mitchell
Stephen King novel about an obsessive fan who torments an author
Misery
Roald Dahl book about a girl with telekinetic powers
Matilda
Playwright who wrote "The Crucible" and "Death of a Salesman"
Arthur Miller
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Level 76
Dec 24, 2016
Great quiz!
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Level 77
Dec 30, 2016
Indeed. Thanks for making these.
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Level 89
Jan 3, 2017
Probably the toughest of the series so far. Got caught on March Hare for the tea party. Had to re-read the clue before I saw 'invited.'
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Level 84
May 31, 2017
Same here. I thought March Hare would have worked.
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Level 79
May 28, 2017
I think I'd be at about Level 437 by now if not for all these cursed "Harry Potter" and "Lord of the Rings" questions.

Or, it could be the faulty brain I'm operating with. Tried "mimes" for the 9 daughters of Zeus. LOL!!

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Level 52
Oct 20, 2018
and hunger games and twilight... hopefully the QM hasn't heard about shades of grey......
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Level 45
May 28, 2017
Only 51% got Malala.
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Level 62
May 9, 2018
Great quiz!
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Level 75
Nov 19, 2018
This is fabulous, thanks for the variety and colourful details.
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Level 68
Feb 1, 2021
While I appreciate the nod to modernity and diversity, isn't Malala autobiographical nonfiction and therefore not literature?