25 March 2009

Bottom Shelf Quiz

One of the following is an award winning children's book. The other seven are all part of the collected fictions of Jorge Luis Borges. Can you spot the children's book?


a) The Improbable Impostor Tom Castro
b) The Widow Ching - Pirate
c) Man on Pink Corner
d) The Two Kings and the Two Labyrinths
e) Hakim, the Masked Dyer of Merv
f) The Garden of Abdul Gasazi
g) The Night of the Gifts
h) The Approach to Al-Mu'tasim



To see if you're correct, click here.

(Though, if you read the book you'll see that it's very possible that it was stolen from Borges... either that or Borges snuck in through a window at night and whispered the story into the author's sleeping ear.)

3 comments:

Saints and Spinners said...

I know which one it is! I do, I do. What's my prize? A copy of Jumanji (the game, not the book or movie)?

I'd be too chicken to play Jumanji.

Minh Le said...

As a prize, you will get and advanced copy of Widow Ching: Pirate, when I finish... how does that sound?

Saints and Spinners said...

It's a deal!