|Guess the Book Meme, round 3: the answers
||[Friday 17th November 2017 at 10:15 pm]
You've had your bonus week and so it's time I posted the answers to round 3 of Guess the Book.
And the winner is... well, there is no winner as apparently this quiz defeated everyone. Or perhaps audience participation is merely down on past years?
- Three million cheers!
Nancy Blackett, Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome
- I wish you could be happy.
A perilous wish, but some good may come of it.
Jane and the leader of the village women, Greenwitch by Susan Cooper
- There's no use trying, one can't believe impossible things.
I daresay you haven't had much practice. When I was younger, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
Alice and the Red Queen, Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
- Your storm, Thlayli-rah. Use it.
El-ahrairah, Watership Down by Richard Adams
- By your leave, Mother, I will stand. The watch is not done.
Rand, The Wheel of Time: The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan
- That's a sweet piece. You didn't snatch that off a street.
No. I got it from the neck of the governor's mistress. In the governor's manor. In the governor's bed. With the governor sleeping next to her.
Jean and Locke, Red Seas Under Red Skies by Scott Lynch
- That actually worked? Interesting. My high priest didn't think the squirrel's brain would be capable of following such complicated Commands.
Oh. I mean "Whoops. It completely misunderstood me. Stupid squirrel."
Lightsong the Brave, Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson
- You have been told to mind you manners, Page Nealan. I will have an apology for your insolence.
An apology for general insolence, your lordship, or some particular offense?
Lord Wyldon and Neal, First Test by Tamora Pierce
- And did the mouse squeak under your pillow, and the china dogs bark?
Mrs. Oldknow, The Children of Green Knowe by Lucy M. Boston
- He’s wild, you know. Not like a tame lion.
Mr. Beaver, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis