A Warning and Chapter One
1. What are the principal settings for this novel?
(a) Two funeral homes.
(b) A coffee shop and a lawyer's office.
(c) A baseball stadium and Hollywood screen set.
(d) The homes of the three main characters.
2. Besides being fiction, how else is the story described in the paragraph that is set before Chapter 1?
(a) A little nightmare.
(b) A look at the rotten core of life.
(c) A cloudy view of reality.
(d) A slice of the good life.
3. Who does the author suggest return the book unread to where they got it?
(a) Readers who hate animals.
(b) Readers who hate America.
(c) Readers who are bigots.
(d) Readers who are easily upset.
4. What is one natural scene described in Chapter 1?
(a) The desert.
(b) The snow on the mountains.
(c) The foothills.
(d) The farms.
5. How are the Englishmen described?
(a) As artists.
(b) As loners.
(c) As exiles.
(d) As losers.
6. What are the Englishmen drinking?
(c) Whiskey and soda.
7. Who is Ambrose Abercrombie?
(a) The bartender at the pub where the Englishmen are sitting.
(b) A magician.
(c) Someone who will be arriving soon.
(d) The proprietor of the pub where the Englishmen are sitting.
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