writers facts Selected as the most interesting among literature related questions in Literature quiz In which domain did Winston Churchill win the Nobel Prize?Literature. Winston Churchill was a prolific writer. Churchill received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953 for his numerous published works, especially his six-volume work The Second World War. Created by: globalquiz.orgNobel prize facts » Phillip K. Dick, author of SF novels that have been made into numerous films ("Blade Runner", "Minority Report", "Paycheck") denied the existence of a certain person. Who was that person?Stanislaw Lem is a Polish SF writer, author of "Solaris". In 1974 Philip K. Dick (probably suffering from schizophrenia) sent the letter to the FBI stating that "Lem is probably a composite committee rather than an individual, since he writes in several styles and sometimes reads foreign, to him, languages (...) these people are Marxists (...) and a threat to our whole field of science fiction"Created by: globalquiz.orgfilm facts » Where was Bertrand Russel from?United Kingdom. Bertrand Russell was born on 18 May 1872 as the youngest child of Viscount and Viscountess Amberley, an influential Whig family of the British aristocracy since the rise of the Tudor dynasty. His grandfather, the Earl Russell, served twice as Prime Minister in the 1840s and 1860s.Created by: globalquiz.orgliterature facts » Where was Samuel Beckett from?Ireland. Samuel Becekett was born in 1906 in the Dublin suburb of Foxrock. His large family house with garden and its neighbourhood often feature in his prose and plays.Created by: globalquiz.orgIreland facts » Where was Gabriel García Márquez from?Colombia. Gabriel García Márquez, one of the greatest novelists of the 20th century, was born 6 March 1927 in Aracataca, a small town in Colombia. Some of his works are set in a fictional town called Macondo, mainly inspired by his birthplace. On his death in April 2014, Juan Manuel Santos, the President of Colombia, described him as "the greatest Colombian who ever lived".Created by: globalquiz.orgColombia facts » Who is the author of a cult novel "The Godfather"?Mario Puzo was an American writer of Italian descent. Famous for novels describing Italian mafia. His most famous piece is published in 1969 "The Godfather". It tells about a Sicilian mafia family with Don Vito Corleone as a leader.Created by: Marta_Smolarekmovie facts » Which of the writers was a mathematician?Lewis Carroll. Lewis Caroll, author of "Alice in Wonderland" completed his mathematical studies at Oxford University, was a lecturer at this University. He wrote about 250 scientific papers in mathematics, logic and cryptography. He was interested in mathematical puzzles and numerical games.Created by: Kinga FabijańskaGreat Britain facts » Play literature quiz and see all the questions.