Anand Math is a Bengali novel, written by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay and published in 1882. Set in the background of the Sannyasi Rebellion in the late 18th century, it is considered one of the most important novels in the history of Bengali and Indian literature.
Its importance is heightened by the fact that it became synonymous with the struggle for Indian independence from the British Empire.
The novel was banned by the British. The ban was lifted later by the Government of India after independence.
Section-1: Books And Authors Question - 2
Who among the following is the author of novel "The Lowland"?
The Lowland is the second novel by Jhumpa Lahiri, published by Alfred A. Knopf and Random House in 2013.
It is the one of the six books shortlisted for the prestigious Baileys women prize for fiction.
The novel is about two brothers who come of age in the 1950s and 60s in the city of Calcutta. When one of the brothers becomes involved in the Naxalite movement in the late 1960s, their paths diverge and one of them goes to the United States and the other one stays behind to take part in the movement. The book is about the consequences of each of their choices.
It was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for the year 2013.
Section-1: Books And Authors Question - 3
'Alice in Wonderland' the famous TV serial is based on a book written by:
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll.
It tells of a girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with adults as well as with children.
It is considered to be one of the best examples of the literary nonsense genre. Its narrative course and structure, characters and imagery have been enormously influential in both popular culture and literature, especially in the fantasy genre.
Section-1: Books And Authors Question - 4
Who is the author of the book 'My Experiments with Truth'?
The Story of My Experiments with Truth is the autobiography of Mohandas K. Gandhi, covering his life from early childhood through to 1921.
It was written in weekly instalments and published in his journal Navjivan from 1925 to 1929.
Its English translation also appeared in instalments in his other journal Young India. It was initiated at the insistence of Swami Anand and other close co-workers of Gandhi, who encouraged him to explain the background of his public campaigns.
In 1999, the book was designated as one of the "100 Best Spiritual Books of the 20th Century" by a committee of global spiritual and religious authorities.
Section-1: Books And Authors Question - 5
Which among the following books is not authored by J K Rowling?