General Knowledge Trivia Quiz

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Three characters in search of a novel

Which classic adventure book includes among its characters Ben Gunn, Israel Hands and Dr. Livesey?

A) 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
B) Prester John by John Buchan
C) She by H. Rider Haggard
D) Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

Your answer — B) <em>Prester John</em> by John Buchan — was incorrect.

Stevenson’s classic story tells of a young boy named Jim Hawkins who finds himself enmeshed in a web of piratical intrigue. The entire text of the book, complete with illustrations, is available on-line at the Electronic Text Center of the University of Virginia.

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