Literature & Books
Literature & Books Quiz
Whilst travel may broaden the mind the world of books and literature can take you on the most amazing journeys through time, history and fantasy.
Books had been produced for centuries but the advent of moveable type invented by Johannes Gutenberg in around 1450 meant that books became more common and less expensive. The steam presses which became popular in the early 19th century totally transformed publishing.
Today we are blessed with an extraordinary literary legacy with masterpieces by Shakespeare, Dickens, the Bronte Sisters to name just a few. Modern writers like JK Rowley author of the Harry Potter books and EL James who penned 50 Shades of Grey have sold millions of copies of books and become rich and famous in the process.
Our Literature and Books Ladder quiz is packed full of questions about our rich literary world.