In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Seven years on, Leigh has graduated to the role of the eponymous king for Shakespeare in the Park's new staging of the play.
- Published in 1937 and set in Azerbaijan as the first world war breaks out, the eponymous characters are a Muslim and a Christian.
- Mirroring the philosophy of the eponymous hero, cast members refused to be taken for granted when the theatre talked of extending their run.
- The fresh tale follows the familiar style of the original - the eponymous hero magically transported from a suburban fancy-dress shop to a new world.
- Stetson, her latest novel, is told from the first person voice of its eponymous character.
- The eponymous heroine is a shy 17-year-old whose mother arranged her marriage at birth.
- It is highly didactic, and the reader speedily loses interest in whatever the eponymous hero happens to believe at any time.
- A hardy few climb to another refuge, Re Alberto I, named after the eponymous king of the Belgians who came here to climb.
- The eponymous hero is played by the blue-eyed Peter O'Toole.
- We recall Goethe writing The Sorrows of Young Werther, which set off a wave of suicides in Europe in imitation of the eponymous hero.
- Like the eponymous hero in The Picture of Dorian Gray, he stands for a new motive for art.
- The real surprise was that the eponymous anti-hero isn't the central character.
- Early in the action the eponymous hero, a Scottish mercenary soldier, is sentenced to be hanged together with a group of gypsies.
- The eponymous hero wanders off for two minutes before his worried mother finds him.
- I, Dreyfus takes the form of its eponymous hero's autobiography, penned while in prison.
- Angela Bettis stars as the eponymous heroine: a young woman who, ostracized by her childhood peers, grows up an introverted, awkward thing.
- Lanchester's second novel follows a day in the life of its eponymous hero.
- The Trial of Davros features Terry Molloy as the eponymous anti-hero, here reprising his original TV role.
- Set in 1994 Ireland, the movie is based on the real-life events of its eponymous character, an Irish journalist.
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