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The House of the Spirits

The House of the Spirits


by Isabel Allende

The House of the Spirits: They’d Better Be Chipping in for Rent Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The House of the Spirits? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is Clara’s first pet?

A talking parrot
An enormous dog
A three-legged kitten
A North Australian box jellyfish
Q. What is one of Clara’s special gifts?

Being able to turn the television on and off all the way from the couch
Q. What is Carla worried that she caused?

The death of her Uncle Marcos
The death of Barrabás
The death of Rosa the beautiful
The death of Mervin the accident prone
Q. What decision of Clara’s angers Esteban?

Her decision to wallpaper the dining room with a pink floral pattern
Her decision to stop speaking
Her decision not to name either of the twins after him
Her decision to start holding weekly séances
Q. How do Clara and Esteban know that Férula is dead?

They see a report on the news
Blanca tells them
They can’t think of any other explanation for the dust on her entertainment center
Her ghost appears