Fictionary 2

examplepuzzI used to work as a puzzle editor and compiler, so I thought it might be fun to make up a book puzzle. This is a wordplay challenge in which each circle contains a cryptic-style clue to the name of a book. So for the example over on the right here, the answer is ‘Trainspotting’, TRA – in -SPOTTING, yes?

See if you can work out the titles of nine novels below. And to narrow things down, the theme is ‘English Language Novels Pre-WWII’. They’re arranged in approximate order of difficulty. I think the last one might be especially fiendish.

Anyway, I’ll add a link beneath the puzzle to the answers in a week or so. Not that you’ll need them, I’m sure. And let me know what you think? Too easy? Too hard? Like some more? (You can use the comment box for this, but please don’t put answers in comments.)

OK then, let’s do it, let’s play Fictionary.



 Here are the answers

  1. love this! stuck on the middle one. enjoyed the red herring in another.

  2. Had to think about 8 and 9, but got there. Great fun – more please!

    • Don’t worry, more in the pipeline. Although worried I’ll run out at some point. Either that or will start having to go obscure.

  3. This is good step taken by the union to go for it in support of public education. This community needs public education I still don`t understand why this board want to totally shut down this system. This coming from long back and it is very successful and help many students to have good education.

  4. A tool called Fictionary makes it possible to assess your book scene by scene. normally it is a paid subscription service with a pay-as-you-go option each month. and There are many different kinds of fictional literature, including picture books, novels, and traditional fairytales includes for fictionary as well.

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