Part One, Beginnings: The Letter, Margaret's Story, and Thirteen Tales
1. What is surprising about the appearance of the letter for Margaret?
(a) It is handwritten by a person who is either a child or an invalid.
(b) Each line is in a new color of ink.
(c) Margaret's name is mispelled, and there is no return address.
(d) The type is faint and barely recognizable.
2. In the beginning of the book, who has sent Margaret a surprising letter?
(a) Margaret's twin, separated from Margaret for years.
(b) Vida Winter's daughter.
(c) Vida Winter, an author.
(d) The manager of Vida Winter's estate.
3. What is peculiar about the many interviews given by Vida Winter?
(a) She prides herself on her honesty, despite her painful past.
(b) She will never speak for more than thirty minutes.
(c) She has never told the truth about her life.
(d) She finds it fun to make every reporter cry.
4. Where and with whom does Margaret Lea spend her days?
(a) She works for a kind, elderly watchmaker who is also an author.
(b) In a small publishing house with her boyfriend.
(c) In the used book store with her father who owns the store.
(d) Margaret loves the city's parks, and spends most days in the parks meandering with friends.
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