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Sonnets, Bonnets and Bennetts: A Literary…

Sonnets, Bonnets and Bennetts: A Literary Quiz Book

by James Walton

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With questions ranging from the deliciously unexpected (Who's the only person in literary history both to have been shortlisted for the Booker Prize and to have played a girlfriend of Ken Barlow's in "Coronation Street"?) to the reassuringly canonical (Dickens's fourth novel was the first he'd published not to have the main character's name in the title. What was it?), this fabulous compendium of literary knowledge is the perfect gift for all book lovers.

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This engaging and stimulating book of quizzes will test readers' knowledge of classic and contemporary literature. From Charlotte Brontė to Chinua Achebe, hidden double entendres to famous opening lines, Who Killed Iago? runs the gamut and challenges even the most avid readers. Readers can flex their literary muscle with questions such as: In Pride and Prejudice, what is Mr. Darcy's first name? Which classic novel of the Second World War begins: "It was love at first sight"? in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, how many times has the Wife of Bath been married? In the Harry Potter novels, what are the first four names of Professor Dumbledore? In Othello, who kills Iago?… (more)

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