Hidden Books Game 2018 - Answers

Last year thousands of bookworms journeyed with us to Darkest Peru, took a pit stop in Gilead and stayed at the Kingston Hotel to figure out the fiendish clues in our annual Hidden Books Game. And the answers are... *drum roll*

1. The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
2. Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier
3. This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay
4. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
5. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
6. A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond
7. Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
8. Star of the Sea by Joseph O'Connor
9. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
10. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
11. Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie
12. Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
13. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
14. La Belle Sauvage (The Book of Dust) by Philip Pullman
15. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy
16. Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
17. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
18. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
19. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
20. Les Liaisons dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons) by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

Note: A previous version of this page stated that answer #7 was A Thousand Spended Suns. Please rest assured that this mistake just occured whilst building this page, and that Half of a Yellow Sun was accepted as the correct answer in the game.

10 booklovers who guessed all 20 clues correctly have won a year’s supply of books –  a massive £250/€250 National Book Tokens gift card:

Lyn A, Aberdeen
Wilson M, West Berkshire
Silvia P, London
Rachael M, Northumberland
Nicola S, Worcestershire
Sarah B, Borehamwood
Helen M, Edinburgh
Deirdre F, Ireland
Zoe L, Surrey
Jo W, West Lothian

50 players have also won a £10/€10 National Book Token. Congratulations!

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Congratulations also to Rebecca M. from Aberdeen and Libby W. from Essex who got the chance to see their clues designed and featured in this year's game. They each won a £100 National Book Token.



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