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1. This 2003 mystery-detective fiction novel has been extensively denounced by many Christian denominations as a dishonest attack on the Roman Catholic Church. It has aroused an interest over the speculation concerning the ‘Holy Grail’. The movie adaptation of the book sees Tom Hanks playing the role of the symbologist cum Harvard University Professor, Robert Langdon. Identify the book.
2. This classic novel originally entitled First Impressions by Jane Austen, is centered around the Bennet household in 19th-century Hertfordshire, England. In 2003 the BBC conducted the largest ever poll for the "UK's Best-Loved Book" in which this book grabbed second place, behind The Lord of the Rings. Identify the book.
3. This novel by debutante novelist Khaled Hosseini tells the story of Amir, a young boy from the Wazir Akbar Khan district of Kabul. The story is set against a backdrop of turmoil, from the fall of the monarchy in Afghanistan through the Soviet invasion, the mass exodus of refugees to Pakistan and the US, and taking over by the Taliban. Identify the book.
4. It is one of the pioneer bestselling self-help books ever published. Authored by Dale Carnegie and published in 1936, it has sold 15 million copies globally. The 2008 film How to Lose Friends and Alienate People is titled as a pun on the book's title. Identify the book.