Sometimes things change, often for the better. Below are ten great novels, underneath each novel
are three other titles, one of these is the original title that the author called their book. All you
have to do is decide from the three possible answers given, which one is the correct original title.
If you would like to send your answers to us here at we will give
you a mention in next week's edition. An email address has been handily provided for you below the
Ten Nasty Novel Idea's
- Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell. Was it called:
A. Ba! Ba! Black Sheep
B. I Will Survive
C. Tomorrow Is Another Day
- Moby Dick by Herman Melville. Was it called:
A. Revenge On The High Seas
B. The Whale
C. An Eye For An Eye
- War And Peace by Leo Tolstoy. Was it called:
A. All's Well That Ends Well
B. The Big Bad Book of War
C. A Short Story About Life
- Roots by Alex Haley. Was it called:
A. Forget Uncle Tom
B. The People That Time Remembered
C. Before This Anger
- The Time Machine by H.G. Wells. Was it called:
A. The Chronic Argonauts
B. Back To The Future
C. A Misfit in Time
- Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. Was it called:
A. Dead Man's Chest
B. The Sea-Cook
- Lady Chatterley's Lover by D.H. Lawrence. Was it called:
A. The Lady And The Gamekeeper
C. The Lover of Lady Chatterley
- Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Was it called:
A. The Martyred Monster
B. He Awakens
C. Prometheus Unchained
- Jaws by Peter Benchley. Was it called:
A. Shark Attack!
B. The Summer of The Shark
C. The Terror from Below
- Catch-22 by Joseph Heller. Was it called:
Send your answers to [email protected], please include
your h2g2 researcher name and 'U' number, so credit can be given where it is due.
Correspondence should be with me no later than Tuesday 10th February
Those that Deserve a Pat on the Back
Thank you for sending your answers, there was a great response, here are those all important
results. Well done to you all.
Barely Believable 'B' Word Answers
- Emit wind noisily from stomach through mouth.
- A game in which numbers are drawn at random and corresponding numbered squares are to be marked off.
- Continuation of bodice below waist.
- Belt of a sword, bugle etc. hung from shoulder to opposite hip.
- Anchored float as navigation mark.
- Cold dish made chiefly of meat of pig's head boiled, chopped and pressed into a mould.
- Yellow alloy of copper and zinc.
- Method of growing artificially dwarfed plants.
- Hardy variety of cauliflower.
- The B.B.C. [abbr.]