The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary Short Answer Test - Answer Key

Simon Winchester
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1. What word is defined in the opening of the book?

Murder.

2. In what area of New London does the story open?

Lambert Marsh.

3. When does this story take place?

Late 19th century.

4. At what time where the three shots fired in the opening of the book?

2 a.m.

5. Who heard the three shots fired in the beginning of the book?

Henry Tarrant.

6. What was the tragedy of the three shots fired named by the papers?

"The Lambeth Tragedy."

7. What two words does the author use to describe the Lambeth area, particularly in relation to the undrained marsh?

Positively vile.

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