Journals Higher Education

$11.95

Paperback

15 June 2009

240 Pages

ISBN: 9780199538997


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So You Think You Know Jane Austen?

A Literary Quizbook

John Sutherland and Deirdre Le Faye

Oxford World's Classics

  • A must for all Jane Austen fans, this is a quiz book designed to test the readers' knowledge of their favourite books, compiled by literary detective John Sutherland, well-known for his series of literary puzzle books and Deirdre Le Faye, editor of Jane Austen's Letters
  • Ideal for reading groups,schoolchildren, participants in the BBC Big Read, viewers of classic novel TV adaptations, quiz-lovers
  • The questions are graduated in a series of four tests, moving from straightforward factual questions (e.g. 'How many children does Mrs Bennet have?') to more difficult ones requiring close reading, to interpretation and speculation, suitable for readers at all levels
  • The questions are ingenious and fun, and the answers (at the back), in Sutherland's inimitable style, are fascinating. Completing the book guarantees a hugely improved knowledge and appreciation of Austen.
  • Amusing marking system ('100: write your own book...Under 10: watch TV instead
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