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Classic Novel Quiz: can you guess the novel from a one-sentence synopsis?

May 24, 2017

Classic Novel Quiz: can you guess the classic novel from its one-sentence summary?

Classics Book Club Lifestyle2How many classics have you read? Take our classic novel quiz to test your book knowledge.

All you have to do is read the one-sentence plot description, then choose the correct novel.

Feel free to leave your final score in the comments section then tag your friends to see who is the reading champion.

This quiz was inspired by Rebecca Huntley’s recent project, where she read all of the 100 classic novels considered essential by The Telegraph. You can read Rebecca’s article here, and you can find the list of 100 novels everyone should read here.

And if you love classic novels as much as we do, don’t forget to tune into the Better Reading Book Club at 8pm (AEST) on Wednesday, 31 May, streamed live on our Facebook page. Full details here.


  1. melissa moore

    Missed out with Catch 22. Damn!!!

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