Pot Luck - October book competition

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  1. Ageing_Gracefully

    Ageing_Gracefully War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    A quick quiz to finish off October, only lasts until next Sunday 3 November. There are five books on offer, all of which have been reviewed on ARRSE and come up with fairly decent reviews. Have a look at them using the search function should you wish to read them. Winners will be picked and prizes issued purely by lot. The books are:

    Inferno by Dan Brown
    Sword of Rome by Douglas Jackson
    The Liberator by Alex Kershaw
    The Tudors by Peter Ackroyd
    Carver's Quest by Mick Rennison

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    Competition can be found here on Survey Monkey and all you have to do is answer the very simple questions correctly to be in with a shout.

    Look out next Sunday for winners and answers.
     
  2. Entered :) Fairly confident except for number 3!
     
  3. A bit unfair as janner was there for the most of the last question!
     
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  4. Completed the Questions

    but i wonder if in a way the last questions answer will be wrong

    Didnt lady Grey became queen for 9 days before Mary and her consorts had her arrested and later beheaded

    The entertainment was so much more interesting in those days.
     
  5. Ageing_Gracefully

    Ageing_Gracefully War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    RTFQ! Have a look at wiki and reconsider your post. In the event that you don't think of changing your mind, may I refer you to The Rulz!
     
  6. Ageing_Gracefully

    Ageing_Gracefully War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    WINNERS & ANSWERS - October pot Luck

    The winners are and the books allocated:

    Padme - Inferno
    C.J. - Sword of Rome
    Fang Farrier - The Liberator
    Mogreby - The Tudors
    STEVEN - Carrier's Quest​

    I will email these lucky winners and get their contact details to send on the books.

    Answers:

    Q1 - The famous person who died in 1870 was: Dickens

    Q2 - The Divine Comedy is about Man;s descent into Purgatory, Hell and then Heaven

    Q3 - The number of Tudor monarchs is : 5 (note Lady Jane Grey is considered to be of a 'cadet' sub family of the Tudors and not a Tudor monarch as such)
     
  7. Bugger, got all those right and finished the last book I'd won, hey ho, I'll carry on with Wilt in Nowhere.
     
  8. exJenny

    exJenny War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    I got them right too but missed out. I'll nick Traitor's Gate off you now.


    Just the thoughts of a blonde ex wren.
     
  9. I'll bring it to work tomorrow, it's a good dit with an accurate historical background.
     

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