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April

FERTILITY .......

The titles of two highly acclaimed publications by the above illustrated scribbler chappies are derived from calendrical references to the ten year period between 1789 and 1799.

1A: Name the author portrayed by Manet.
B: Name the 'Old Moor' in the photograph.
2Name both the publications.
A:
B:
3Name the calendar that both titles were drawn from.
4What irony links the death of the author in the painting with the content of his famous novel?

…….AND THE FOOL

Neither of our writer chums thought much of the dejected looking fellow on the left here.

5 Who is this farcical numbskull?

6 Who also is the rather kinkily attired pointy hat on the right, and why do you think he is probably feeling fairly chuffed with himself at this moment in time?
A:
B:

Usual rules: one point for every numbered question (half a mark for each part of two part questions), plus fastest finger = 1 extra point.

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