Saturday, December 6, 2008

Pop Quiz

How would you describe the commonalities of this list?

Sebastian Flyte (Brideshead Revisted): alcoholic attached to Moroccan monastery.

Celia Coplestone (The Cocktail Party): martyr crucified on an ant hill in Africa.

Tony Last (A Handful of Dust): unwilling "companion" and reader in Brazilian rainforest.

Comus Bassington (The Unbearable Bassington): victim of fever in East Africa.

Extra Credit

Confer Elena McMahon (shot on the beach, unnamed Caribbean island), Charlotte Douglas (shot in the back, Estado Nacional, Boca Grande), Inez Christian (refugee camp, Kuala Lumpur).

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