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Old 09-06-2009, 08:37 AM   #16
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You'd expect to get around about 4 even if you just picked answers at random .
Last time I did that on a literary quiz I got 100%
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Old 09-06-2009, 12:37 PM   #17
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I won't say! The only Dickens I've read is "A Tale of Two Cities" years ago and which I loved. He is one I keep moving up and down my list. The only reason I'm posting is I thought Harry and other Dickens lovers might be interested in this article I just read this morning...resulting in a move back to the top.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/book...eading-dickens
Interesting article - thanks.

I am particularly happy to have learnt a new word - 'aptronym' - excellent!
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Old 09-06-2009, 10:05 PM   #18
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4/12.... purely by guesswork. Sadly I haven't gotten around to reading much Dickens.

You wouldn't care to suggest your favourite Harry, as something for me to start with?
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I'd suggest either: Christmas Carol, Bleak House, or Great Expectations. Fascinating characters, interesting plots.
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I got 10 of 12,mainly because I've been reading Dan Simmon's Drood.
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