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The House of the Spirits

The House of the Spirits


by Isabel Allende

The House of the Spirits: This Book Makes Kill Bill Seem Like a Romantic Comedy Quiz

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Q. What does Esteban do during a fight with Clara?

He knocks out her teeth
He tears out her hair
He breaks her arm
He breaks a candy glass bottle over the back of her head
Q. Why does Blanca leave her husband?

Because she comes across an entry in his diary in which he states his intentions to leave her
Because men are pigs
Because he is a sexual deviant
Because she hadn’t known he was going to go and get himself old - that wasn’t in the brochure
Q. Why does Alba steal the food Blanca has been stockpiling?

Because she is starving
Because she wants to give it to the poor
Because she is a rebel without a cause
Because she wants Blanca to go hungry
Q. What happens to Jaime shortly before he is killed?

He is taken as a prisoner of war
He gets a haircut. What a waste of $15.
He is kidnapped by his uncle
He is warned to leave the country
Q. What is Alba missing when she returns home?

Her nose
House keys