Categories Other Quiz: What Do These Have In Common Post author By David Bennett Post date July 4, 2018 15 Comments on Quiz: What Do These Have In Common The Last Of The Mohicans The Triple Echo The Short Happy Life of Francis McComber Rate this:Like this:Like Loading... Related ← Tish Murtha – Photographer → Blogger Outreach Tricks 15 replies on “Quiz: What Do These Have In Common” All the titles start with ‘The’..? Other than that – I’ve got nothing 😉 LikeLike This is true, they all start with the word ‘the’. And that does get you into the fasttrack programme for creative thinkers. But…. no. LikeLiked by 1 person Ah. I feel proud of myself for making an effort, at least… LikeLike Not a clue. They’re all books? LikeLike They are. There’s something more that they have in common, though. LikeLike A strong female character? LikeLike Strong female characters that all (presumably) know how to handle a gun? LikeLike No, but that’s an answer that shows familiarity with the books. LikeLike Well no, just doing some research looking for the answer. Sooo… When should we be looking for an answer, David? LikeLike I will give the answer to the Quiz now. They are all books where the meaning of the titles only becomes clear at the end of the book. At the end of the The Last Of The Mohicans the son is killed and Chingachgook is then the last of the Mohicans. The Triple Echo is the sound of the shotgun echoing around the hills at the end of the final scene. At the end of The Short Happy Life of Francis McComber we understand what his ‘short happy’ life means. LikeLike Oh I see! Well, I sort of know this but it didn’t occur to me that this is the answer we’re looking for! Clever. Thank you for the challenge! Hopefully there will be another one, preferably on literature! LikeLike Glad you liked it! I’ll get my literature thinking cap on 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Everybody dies and no one lives happily ever after? LikeLike Good answer. Not everyone dies, though, and I suspect that Mrs McComber had such a meagre conscience that she probably lived happily. LikeLike I remember reading «Sophie’s Choice» … took a helluva time before I found out what the actual _choice_ was. Ughh … LikeLike Leave a Reply to Lucy Brazier Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.