Brain Teaser – Sequels


Many authors write sequels: books that follow on from an earlier work that they have written. Can you answer these questions about sequels?  Need help? Use Credo Reference.

  1. “But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes” was the sequel to which novel by Anita Loos?
  2. Erica Jong’s “How to Save Your Own Life” (1977) was a sequel to her first novel. What was that novel’s title?
  3. What was the title of the trilogy of fantasy novels written by J. R. R. Tolkien as a sequel to “The Hobbit”?
  4. Who wrote the 1988 novel “Difficulties with Girls” as a sequel to his 1960 novel “Take a Girl like You”?
  5. What was the title of the 1931 children’s book that Arthur Ransome wrote as a sequel to “Swallows and Amazons”?
  6. “2010: Odyssey Two” was the 1982 sequel to which 1968 science-fiction novel by Arthur C. Clarke?
  7. What was the title of the 1861 sequel to Thomas Hughes’ “Tom Brown’s Schooldays”?
  8. “Songs of Enchantment” (1993) was the sequel to Ben Okri’s third novel (which won the Booker Prize). What was that novel called?
  9. What was the title of the 1909 sequel to L. M. Montgomery’s “Anne of Green Gables”?
  10. The sequel to Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland” is usually called “Through the Looking-Glass” but it actually had five more words in the title. What was the book’s full title?Find the answers here.
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