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

3.7 of 5 stars 3.70  ·  rating details  ·  37 ratings  ·  7 reviews
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 Brontë to Chinua Achebe, hidden double entendres to famous opening lines, Who Killed Iago? runs the gamut and challenges even the most avid re
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Paperback, 304 pages
Published June 2nd 2009 by Perigee Books (first published 2009)
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karen
i concur with greg - these are perfect for sitting in woodside memorial park (aka the median strip) eating fruits and seeing how smart you are. the literary connections parts were the best - i would love an entire book just devoted to them - they are like lateral thinking puzzles involving books. get a goodreads.com friend (a real one, not a plugging author) and go forth and learn!
Greg
Quite a bit of fun to be had taking these literary quizzes. I'd recommend doing them with another person, I certainly had more fun doing these with Karen then I would have if I had just sat in my apartment testing myself. Sort of like the book quiz, but with only a passing mention to Anne of Green Gables, and Twilight, and only one quiz out of the 60 or so that focused on Jane Austen. The book is from England so there is a bit of a British Bias, but that's ok. Apparently this guy does a radio sh ...more
Raquel Curvacheiro
If you proud yourself for being a knowledgeable reader; well informed in the arts of literature; if you recon you know your favorite writers better than you know some members of your family... than this book is for you! Filled with literary quizzes it can either prove you right... or bring you to shame!
It is great to read/answer alone, but is even better in a great friends get together, where you can dazzle them with your witt!
Allison
How does one rate a quiz book? It was fine, I suppose--admittedly too difficult for me, but that's bound to happen if your tastes don't align exactly with those of the author.
Cindy Rella
Haha, nope, not for me. I'm all for the plotlines and endings, not so much into the tiny details. But I enjoyed the quizzes nonetheless.
janet
It was so much fun but tough - I was happy if I got half the answers right on any one round.
Denise
Jun 27, 2009 Denise marked it as to-read
Take this to some book groups for a lively discussion!
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