Who Killed Iago?: A Book of Fiendishly Challenging Literary Quizzes

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Penguin, 2009 - Reference - 295 pages
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A masterful collection of mindboggling questions guaranteed to have bibliophiles wracking their brains.

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?

 

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It is the subtitle that pertains here; the challenges in this book are fiendishly difficult. Walton has hosted BBC Radio 4's The Write Stuff, a literary quiz show, for more than a decade. This book ... Read full review

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James Walton is the television critic for the UK's Daily Telegraph and has been the writer and host of Radio 4's "The Write Stuff" since 1998. His first book was The Faber Book of Smoking, which was published to great critical acclaim when people could still smoke in pubs.

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